Mato Grosso 2012-13 Soybean Harvest 11.4% Completed, IMEA Says

Farmers in Brazil’s Mato Grosso state harvested 11.4 percent of the 2012-13 soybean crop as of Jan. 31, up from 7.1 percent a week earlier, researcher Instituto Mato-Grossense de Economia Agropecuaria said.

Last year, the crop was 10.8 percent harvested as of Feb. 2, Cuiaba, Brazil-based IMEA wrote in an online report. Mato Grosso is the country’s largest soybean-growing state.

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