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Colombia Coffee to Get Rain Boost, Central America Dry, MDA Says

Showers throughout rest of wk will maintain “favorable” conditions in Colombia’s southern areas, while slowly improving flowering outlook for northern regions, MDA Weather Services says Wednesday in e-mailed report.

 

postado em 13/04/2016 | Há 2 anos

By Marvin G. Perez

2016-04-13 (Bloomberg) -- Showers throughout rest of wk will maintain “favorable” conditions in Colombia’s southern areas, while slowly improving flowering outlook for northern regions, MDA Weather Services says Wednesday in e-mailed report.

* Dryness will spread further through wkend across Central America, stressing early flowering

* In past mo., central and southern Costa Rica, western Panama got 30-40% of avg moisture; parts of Guatemala and Honduras got 15%-30% of avg, meteorologist Donald Keeney says by telephone from Gaithersburg, Md.

* While too soon to say whether potential for next yr’s crop is compromised ahead of rainy season starting in May, another month like that “will become a big proble m” for yields

* Dryness increasing in Brazil’s Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo and Parana with situation expected to “worsen” next 10 days
 

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