The soybean sowing it is practically finished. The latest report from the Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange specifies that 99% of the area that is projected to be cultivated has already been implemented: 17.2 million hectares.
“The precipitations registered throughout the last seven days improve the humidity of the profiles in the north of the agricultural area and unblock the incorporation of the remaining pictures in the NOA and NEA”, highlight the technicians of the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange.
In the core zone, the more developed lots are going through the critical period of pod formation (R3) with improvements in the hydric condition. But in the south and west of Buenos Aires, in the north of La Pampa and in the center and east of Entre Ríos, the precipitations that add up in the short term will be essential to stop the deterioration and maintain a good yield potential to harvest.
He NOA and NEA they continue with the implantation of pictures. Driven by the rainfall recorded last Friday and Saturday. The region reported an average advance of six points, incorporating some 194,000 hectares in absolute numbers.
There are still 244,000 hectares to be planted and the work is expected to be completed in the next seven days. Currently the entire area is in a vegetative state (V3 to V7) with delays in its development.
In parallel, towards the center and south of the agricultural area, the humidity of the profiles improves, while all of the first class squares are in reproductive stages.
“Much of the implanted area shows poor growth, as a result of the scarce water supply during its vegetative period. However, it is expected that, after the rains, the paintings will regain their condition, ”says the Stock Exchange report.
Finally, regarding second soybean areaAfter the improvement in the water supply, reseeding is reported in the north of La Pampa-west of Buenos Aires, the center-north of Santa Fe and the center of Buenos Aires.
“There are losses in the plant stand due to the scarce water supply during the emergency. To date, 86.8% are going through vegetative stages, while 5% are beginning their flowering (R1) ”, the report concludes.