Mato Grosso has some farming advantages with its vast acreage, but the ability to get grain to port, either on the Amazon or direct to ocean port, is a seven-day haul for semi-trucks hauling the state's bounty of agricultural commodities. The government is promising to improve the infrastructure for commodities going to export.
DTN joined a tour of U.S. farmers through parts of Amazonia, Mato
Grosso and Parana states in Brazil during the first two weeks in February.
Farmers touring Mato Grosso and Parana repeatedly noted their soybean yields
were lower than expected, but they had shifted to their second crop, which was
either cotton or corn.
See DTN Ag News. BTaking in Mato Grosso's Scope...
Scientists are slowly uncovering a fuller picture of why dicamba has
moved off-target for two consecutive years.
See DTN Ag News. 7^Dicamba Data Download...
This farmer looks to farm his land more productively, rather than
work more acres.
See . FBest Young Farmers/Ranchers-4...
The key to a successful family business is to recognize when your own
mind-set is either helping or preventing the growth of the family and business.
See DTN Ag News. 1^Family Business Matters...
Thanks to a major local preservation effort, a 90-year-old barn on a
family's homestead in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, will serve as an iconic
entryway into a ski resort.
See DTN Ag News. BBarn to Roam...
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