Harvesting of the second corn harvest reached 34% of the planned area of 2,247 million hectares in Paraná, the Department of Rural Economy (Deral) of the State Agriculture and Supply Secretariat reported this week. In the weekly comparison, there was a 13-point increase in the field work. Of the total cultivated, 2% of the plantations were in flowering, 25% in fruiting and 73% in maturation. Regarding the quality of the cereal, 82% are in good condition, 16% in average condition and 2% in bad condition. The planting of the 2018/19 wheat crop reached 91% of the estimated area, of 1.006 million hectares, advancing by four percentage points in the week. Of the total cultivated, 95% are in good condition and 5% in average condition. Deral also reported that 6% of the crops were in germination, 88% in vegetative development and 6% in flowering.
Source: Revista Globo Rural