Brazilian Coffee Harvest Down 13%

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture predicted coffee production will fall this year by 13% as trees fall into the lower half of the biennial performance cycle.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

As outlined in the article in, "Farmers will harvest between 41.9 million and 44.7 million bags this year, compared to 48.1 million bags harvested last year, stated Conab on its website, a department from the Ministry of Agriculture specializing in crop forecasting ."

However, this decline may be offset by better returns during the period, higher investments in fertilizers and pesticides, investments made by producers thanks to higher revenues as a result of the high prices reached by the bean.

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