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Italy planting update

21 / 03 / 2019

Italy planting update

According to Ente Nazionale Risi’s initial forecast on 6 March, Italian 2019 planted area is forecast to increase by 1.6% year-on-year to 220,670ha. Long A planting is expected to increase to...

Egypt planting update

13 / 03 / 2019

Egypt planting update

The Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture will permit 2019 paddy planted area to reach 1.1 million acres (445,344ha), up by 37.5% from its 2018 allocation. Although the government has been trying to...

USA: California snow water levels update

11 / 03 / 2019

USA: California snow water levels update

The average snow water equivalent in northern California was recorded at 139% of normal on 7 March, down from 152% on 28 February. Water levels in Lake Shasta Reservoir were recorded at 89% of...

Brazil harvest update

11 / 03 / 2019

Brazil harvest update

Harvesting in Brazil's main rice producing region, Rio Grande do Sul, was 14.6% complete as of 8 March (143,737ha), according to IRGA. The average field yield is estimated at 7.96 MTS/ha and 1.14...

Laos update

18 / 02 / 2019

Laos update

The USDA has forecast Laos’ 2019 milled rice production at 1.26 million MTS, down by 18.7% year-on-year. This figure includes the main crop that was harvested in November – December 2018....