Brazil’s 2020-2021 main crop production is expected to exceed 270 million tons
By: Date: 2021-04-12 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,
   The seventh survey report of the current production year released by the Brazilian Agricultural Supply Company (Conab) on April 8 shows that in 2020-2021, the planting area of ​​Brazil’s main crops is estimated to be 68.5 million hectares, an increase of 3.9%compared with the previous year; The output is expected to reach 273.8 million tons, an increase of 6.5%compared with the same period of the previous year, setting a new historical record.
  Conab’s forecasts and estimates show that from 2020 to 2021, soybean production is 135.5 million tons, an increase of 8.6%year-on-year, setting a new historical record; corn production is 109 million tons, an increase of 6.2%year-on-year, setting a new historical record; rice production 11.1 million tons, a year-on-year decrease of 0.8%; the output of seed cotton was 6.1 million tons, and the output of lint cotton was 2.5 million tons; the output of edible beans was 3.3 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 2%; the output of wheat was 6.4 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 2.2%; the output of peanuts was 595,800 tons, A year-on-year increase of 6.9%.