Cargill Faces Fire Over Amazon – DTN

🕔Sep 10, 2019One of the areas feeling an impact from fires across the Amazon rainforest is the headquarters for Cargill Inc., just outside Minneapolis. The agricultural giant — the largest private company […]

U.S. Farmers Visit Brazil Farms – What Did They Find? – DTN

🕔Feb 19, 2019Tom Schwieterman, who grows 750 acres of corn and soybeans near Burkettsville, Ohio, said he had heard about the size of Brazilian soybean farms for years, but didn’t understand it.  […]

Soybeans: Brazil Farmers Plagued by Empty Infrastructure Promises – DTN

🕔Feb 15, 2019A tour bus full of Americans bounces like a carnival ride traveling downhill, coming off a plateau on a narrow clay, unsurfaced and seemingly unmaintained road in the middle of […]

Cotton: Brazil’s Mato Grosso Forecast to Plant 2.71Mln Acres – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2019While corn remains the major safrinha crop for Brazilian farmers, more cotton acreage is being planted in Mato Grosso this spring, as well.  Over the past two years, cotton planting […]

Brazil Soybeans: Expectations Were High but Yields Disappoint – DTN

🕔Feb 8, 2019As Brazilian farmers count their soybeans with the harvest in full throttle, the early numbers are coming in lower than last year.  Ricardo Arioli Silva, a farmer, agronomist and occasional […]

Soybean Farmers Watching G-20 While Market Vibrates – DTN

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🕔Nov 30, 2018As world leaders head to the Group of 20 talks in Argentina on Wednesday, soybean farmers are among those hoping to see some sort of trade truce struck between the […]

Soybean Trade: China Tariffs Not the Only Thing Holding U.S. Back – DTN

🕔Nov 26, 2018Since the 1990s, the United States, the world’s leading producer of soybeans, has lost market share to Brazil, noted USDA in its most recent study, The Impact of Infrastructure and […]

Soybean Planting – Brazilian Farmers Anxious Over Trade Tariffs – DTN

🕔Oct 1, 2018Though Chinese buyers are turning to buy more Brazilian beans as the Chinese government is retaliating with a 25% tariff on U.S. soybeans, Brazilian farmers are not optimistic about the […]

Soybean Boom – Brazil Ports are Ready – DTN

🕔May 25, 2018Brazilian grain export facilities along the Amazon River are picking up a larger share of the country’s growing exports, and waterways are playing a larger role in carrying corn and […]

Brazil Soybean Market Moves Up, Messy Politics Still a Factor – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2016Brazil’s soybean market picked up last week on the major rally in Chicago futures, but players remain cautious amid continued political volatility. Farmers across southern Brazil sold soybeans last week […]

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