Brazil Soy Crop to Reach 79.1 Mln Tons in 2012-13, Celeres Says

Soybean output for the 2012-13 crop season in Brazil may rise 19.3 percent from the previous season to 79.1 million tons, the consultant Celeres said today.

The planted area should reach 27.4 million hectares for the crop season that started in September, a gain of 9.3 percent from the 2011-12 season, Celeres said in an e-mailed report.

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