SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- Is the issue no longer how many soybeans and how much corn can Brazil produce, but rather how much can it export?
It's the question asked by those witnessing the chaos at Brazil's ports caused by the arrival of this year's bumper soybean crop.
"It seems our infrastructure can't cope with the growth in grain production," said Sergio Mendes, executive director of the Brazilian Cereal Exporters Association (ANEC).
Brazilian farm leaders have warned for the last two years the country's port and transport infrastructure are stretched to the limit. Now, partial breakdown is occurring.