Brazil forecasts 2019 harvest to be second largest in historyChristian Fernsby ▼ | May 10, 2019
Brazil's agricultural harvest is forecast to be 231.5 million tons for 2019, up 2.2 percent from last year, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) said.
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The area earmarked for planting this year is 62.3 million acres, a 2.2-percent increase over 2018.
According to IBGE, soy, corn and rice will remain the three main agricultural products for Brazil, together representing 92.8 percent of the total production and occupying 87.3 percent of the entire planting area. ■