Soybean Harvest in Mato Grosso Reaches 11.4% of Area: Aprosoja

The soybean harvest in Mato Grosso state, the most important oilseed growing area in Brazil, reached 11.4 percent of the planted area, the soybean growers association of the state, known as Aprosoja, said.

Rain in the first months of the year is delaying the harvest and causing losses in production, Aprosoja said in an e- mailed report.

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