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Date：Nov. 5, 2019 Category：Regulations
President Elect Fernandez has not named any ministers or elaborated how he intends to pull Argentina back from the "economic abyss", but one change most observe...
Date：Nov. 4, 2019 Category：Markets
The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) recently released their Agricultural Census 2017 which indicated that agriculture occupied 41% of Bra...
Date：Oct. 18, 2019 Category：Regulations
Brazilian farmers are worried about potentially higher taxes on commodity exports as the Brazilian Congress discusses changes to what is called the Kandir Law. ...
Date：Oct. 9, 2019 Category：Markets
The soybean planting is getting off to a slower than average start, but the soybean yields could still be OK if the weather during the growing season is benefic...
Date：Sep. 11, 2019 Category：Markets
The state of Parana maintains a series of spore collectors throughout the state in order to detect the presence of soybean rust spores. As soon as spores are de...
Date：Sep. 6, 2019 Category：Markets
The Brazilian consulting firm AgRural recently estimated that Brazilian farmers will increase their 2019/20 soybean acreage by 1.1% to 36.3 million hectares (89...
Date：Sep. 2, 2019 Category：Markets
Soybean prices in Brazil moved aggressively higher last week while soybean prices in the U.S. continued to move mostly sideways. The ongoing trade dispute betwe...
Date：Aug. 28, 2019 Category：Markets
The sugarcane sector in Brazil continues to be under pressure from low sugar prices. Dozens of sugar mills have closed their doors in recent years and that tren...
Date：Aug. 27, 2019 Category：Markets
In their most recent monthly estimate of the wheat crop in the state of Parana, the Department of Rural Economics (Deral) left their estimate unchanged at 2.7 m...
Date：Aug. 19, 2019 Category：Markets
The Argentine biotechnology company Bioceres announced last week that they received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to market a new drought res...
Date：Aug. 16, 2019 Category：Markets
The Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, announced early Wednesday morning a series of measures designed to help struggling Argentines shaken by a recession, hi...
Date：Aug. 12, 2019 Category：Markets
The combination of a deepening trade dispute between the United States and China and a weaker Brazilian currency has led to improved prices for Brazilian soybea...
Date：Aug. 2, 2019 Category：Markets
Brazil's soybean production could increase 32.9% over the next 10 years to 151.9 million tons according to a long term study from the Brazilian Ministry of Agri...
Date：Jul. 8, 2019 Category：Markets
Brazilian scientists are always researching for ways to diversify and improve crop production in Brazil. One of the crops that they have been looking at is cano...
Date：Jun. 28, 2019 Category：Markets
Farmers in Brazil are in the process of planning their 2019/20 crops which they will start planting in August and September. The state of Mato Grosso is the lar...
Date：Jun. 25, 2019 Category：Markets
Recent rains have slowed the harvest of soybeans and corn in Argentina as well as the planting of the winter wheat crop. According to the Grain Exchange of Buen...
Date：Jun. 17, 2019 Category：Markets
Grain companies in Brazil, who are members of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove), have indicated that they intend to reduce the amou...
Date：Jun. 13, 2019 Category：Markets
Soybean producers in the state of Parana have noticed in recent years that their state has been recording the highest number of soybean rust cases of any state ...
Date：Jun. 11, 2019 Category：Markets
Soybean rust was first discovered in Brazil during the 2000/01 growing season and since then, the disease has cost Brazilian producers billions of dollars in co...
Date：Jun. 3, 2019 Category：Markets
Planting progress for the 2019 U.S. soybean crop has also been very slow with 29% of the soybeans planted compared to 74% last year and 66% for the 5-year avera...