New Infrastructure to Boost Brazil Ag
Alastair Stewart South America Correspondent
Tue Dec 8, 2015 05:26 PM CST

CHICAGO (DTN) -- Ongoing investments in grain terminals at ports across northern Brazil will stimulate continued expansion of soybean and corn acres in coming years, Brazilian speakers told DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit attendees Tuesday.

Farms across Brazil's grain frontier in Mato Grosso and the rest of the Cerrado will see costs reduced by the timely expansion of new soybean and corn export routes through the Amazon and north, partially compensating for the current low-price scenario.

"We will see big growth in the north as farmers benefit from better logistics," Guilherme Scheffer, CFO of Grupo Scheffer -- one of Brazil's ...

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