Cotton harvest reaches 61% in the 2022/2023 harvest

As the harvest advances to its final phase, processing approaches 50% of the harvest

04.08.2023 | 14:41 (UTC -3)
Brenno Sarques

The harvest in Goiás reaches 61,39%. The data was computed on August 4th and shows that, in one week, the harvested area increased by 9,27% ​​in relation to the 52,12% of the planted area recorded in the previous week. The survey is carried out by the Cotton Culture Incentive Fund (Fialgo), responsible for monitoring the entire harvest period on cotton-producing farms in the state.

Region 1, made up of the municipalities of Goiatuba, Morrinhos, Palmeiras de Goiás, Itumbiara, Santa Helena and Turvelândia, reached 85,56% of the harvest harvested, which represents 9,35% of the total area harvested in Goiás.

In Region 2, which brings together the municipalities of Caiapônia, Chapadão do Céu, Jataí, Montividiu, Mineiros, Rio Verde and Perolândia, 70,18% of its planted area was harvested. This value corresponds to 32,81% of the total area of ​​Goiás and marks a great acceleration of the harvest in the region.

Region 3, which covers the municipalities of Cabeceiras, Cristalina and Luziânia, reached 64,22% of harvested area. The current record corresponds to 19,15% of the total at the state level.

In turn, Region 4, formed only by the municipalities of Britânia and Jussara, began harvesting after the other regions and reached 0,68% of its area. However, this percentage represents 0,08% of the entire planted area in Goiás.

Benefit

As the harvest advances to its final phase, processing approaches 50% of the harvest. Still according to Fialgo, this percentage is 31,56%. Goiás planted 28.799 hectares of cotton in the current harvest.

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