Brazil RiceAccording to the sources it has been reported that from the end of Friday a cold front starts to move by Rio Grande do Sul causing rains generalized on the state. As per information released by the agrometeorologista Marco Antonio dos Santos that the rains on the border with Uruguay will start today and from tomorrow when the system gain strength as they began to reach all the gaucho state.The passage of the cold front at the south should keep the soil with good moisture levels, which helps the development of winter crops such as wheat. However, at the same time, they will disrupt the soil preparation for planting rice resulting a further delaying the activity.

Further, in this regards it has also been explained that during the next weekend, this system should advance on the states of Santa Catarina, Paraná and reach the south tracks and east of Sao Paulo. Moreover even rains are expected in southern Mato Grosso do Sul, however, as it will be of low intensity and short duration rains, they should not cause damage to crops and it will not reduce the quality of products, as narrated. Thus, the greatest risk is the momentary stoppage of harvesting activities. In the rest of the country, the weather should remain open, which favors the coffee harvest work, sugarcane, winter corn and cotton.

However, it has been indicated that the lack of rain has begun to worry the producers, as the soil moisture levels are extremely low, which, according to Santos, hinders the development of crops and pastures, mainly in the dairy regions of Brazil, where production of milk remains below the average. Furthermore, regarding temperatures, the meteorologist stated that they will follow the pattern presented this week, evenings with mild temperatures and warm days. According to the report that there is no risk for new frosts at least for  the next 15 days, but Shanti Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd.in next week, a new mass of polar air should arrive in Brazil, which can decrease the minimum temperatures.

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