The soybean harvest in Paraná reached 98% of the 5.435 million hectares of cultivated area at the beginning of the week, according to the Department of Rural Economy, Deral, which represents an increase of percentage points over the previous week. Of the oilseed crop, 89% were in good condition and 11% were in an average situation. Of the total planted, 3% was in fructification and 97% in maturation. Deral also reported that the harvest of the first crop of corn in Paraná until recently reached 94% of the area forecast, advancing two percentage points in the weekly comparison. Of the total planted, of 357.6K hectares, 100% was in maturation. In addition, 96% of the crops were in good condition; 13%, average condition and 1%, bad condition. As for the second cereal harvest, which was completed the previous week, 30% were in vegetative development, 30% in flowering, 36% in fruiting and 4% in maturation. Of the total cultivated, of 2.227 million hectares, 94% are in good condition and 6% in average condition. In the state, the planting of the 2018/19 wheat crop was also started. Sowing reached 1% of the estimated area, of 1.035 million hectares. Of the total cultivated, 100% were in good condition.
Source: Revista Globo Rural