Agricultural freelance reporter based in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Editor of AgroSouth-news.com
For the specific case of Brazil, soybean exports and corn sales have been growing in the last few months.
The newest concerns for Argentinian farmers is the lack of grain quality.
Brazil’s soybean exports would be the least affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak because the “harvest has been delayed.”
As several farmers individually have reported that losses in their own region could overcome 50% of production.
In the state of Mato Grosso, the harvest is about to end this week and it is faster than expected.
Argentina’s new administration will raise export taxes only on soybean exports, from a rate of 30% to 33%.