Planting of the 2021 wheat crop reaches 85% of the area in Paraná

Posted by Rafael Moro

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The Department of Rural Economy (Deral), of the Paraná State Secretariat for Agriculture and Supply, reported in its weekly report that the planting of the 2021 wheat crop in Paraná reaches 85% of the planned area of ​​1.170 million hectares. It should be 4% higher compared to the 1.125 million hectares cultivated in 2020.

According to Deral, 95% of the crops have good development conditions and 5% average, between the germination phases (12%) and vegetative growth (88%). Last week, planting reached 80% of the area, with 92% of crops in good condition and 8% in medium development conditions. On June 8, 2020, planting was complete in 79% of the area.

The 2021 wheat crop in Paraná is expected to record a production of 3.820 million tons, 22% above the 3.123 million tons harvested in the 2020 season. The average yield is estimated at 3,266 kg per hectare, above the 2,795 kg per hectare recorded in the season 2020.

By: Arno Baasch | Safras & Mercado

This text was automatically translated from Portuguese.