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Brazilian harvest roundup, Part 1

  • 01

    Soybean harvest is rolling along near the city of São Gabriel do Oeste, in northern Mato Grosso do Sul. Farmers report soybeans being harvested at 30% moisture.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

  • 02

    It's a busy time of year in the crop fields of Brazil. While harvest is underway around the country, farmers are starting to plant the second or "Safrinha" corn crop in the city of São Gabriel do Oeste, northern Mato Grosso do Sul.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

  • 03

    Here's soybean harvest near the city of Campo Grande, in the center of Mato Grosso do Sul. Early harvested grains did okay, but rains disrupted field work over the past weeks and, according to farmers as much as 30% of the crop has been lost.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

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    Soybean harvest near the city of Campo Grande, in the center Mato Grosso do Sul. Farmers have had to rush to get all the soybeans they can out of the fields before the rains.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

  • 05

    Safrinha (second-crop) corn being planting near the city of Sapezal, in western Mato Grosso. Despite of the soybean harvest delays, over 90% of theSafrinha crop is in the field in Mato Grosso. A year ago, planting was already all done.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

  • 06

    Rain falls over a soybean field near the city of Primavera do Leste in southeastern Mato Grosso. About half of the soybeans are still to be harvest in the Brazilian number-1 producing state.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

  • 07

    Rain's also been common around the city of Primavera do Leste in southeastern Mato Grosso. Heavy rains have disrupted harvest, which is running behind last year’s pace in the state.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

  • 08

    The soybeans are ready for harvest in the city of Nova Mutum in central Mato Grosso. Despite of the harvest delays, soybean yields are good to excellent in the state.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

  • 09

    Safrinha corn being planted and soybean harvest in the background near the city of Sapezal, western Mato Grosso.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

  • 10

    Soybean harvest us underway while safrinha corn is being planted in the background near the city of Lucas do Rio Verde, center Mato Grosso.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

  • 11

    Soybean harvest near the city of Primavera do Leste in southeastern Mato Grosso. There's a big crop on the way in Mato Grosso -- nearly 19 million metric tons.

    (Antonio Costa/Gazeta do Povo)

See how the corn & soybean crops are yielding as harvest moves along in Brazil.

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