Brazil Sugarcane Weather – Aug 1

 
Brazil Coffee/Citrus/Cane... 
 
    Dry conditions. Temperatures near to above normal. 
 
Coffee/Citrus/Cane Forecast... 
 
    Mostly dry weather during the next 7 days. Temperatures near to above 
normal. 
    No damaging cold is expected during the next 10 days. 
 
WORLD SUGAR PROSPECTS 
 
    Favorable harvest weather for cane in Sao Paulo Brazil. 
    Spring and early summer rain in southern China favors growth of new crop 
sugarcane, except in areas of very heavy rain and flooding. The region has 
turned drier and hot during the past week, increasing stress to the developing 
crop. Rain may increase again in the area during this week. 
    A strong typhoon moved into Taiwan late in the first week of July. This 
brought torrential rains and severe flooding to sugarcane areas, possibly 
leading to damage. 
    Rains have shifted into north India recently. Improving soil moisture and 
irrigation through key growing areas of the Ganges Plain. Earlier rains have 
favored sugarcane areas of southeast and west-central India. The southeast had 
turned drier and hotter for awhile but has recently begun to shower again. 
   The weather has mostly favored the harvest of sugarcane in southeast South 
Africa. However, during the past week rain developed which will delay and 
disrupt the harvest. 
 
 
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