Cut in 2nd corn crop will lower Brazil’s exports to 26 million tons, says Agroconsult

"This crop will not have its full potential reflected in the field. The irregular weather has severely affected corn," said André Debastiani, coordinator of the Rally da Safra expedition, which will assess yields in the field starting Sunday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's 2020/21 second corn crop was estimated at 66.2 million tons, with the drought curtailing the harvest by 15% compared to March's projection of 78.3 million tons, Agroconsult pointed out Wednesday in a report.

"This crop will not have its full potential reflected in the field. The irregular weather has severely affected corn," said André Debastiani, coordinator of the Rally da Safra expedition, which will assess yields in the field starting Sunday.

According to the consulting firm, the coming weeks will be critical for defining productivity.

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