SAO PAULO, Brazil (DTN) -- The Cerrado plateaus of Mato Grosso have become synonymous with soybean and corn planting over the last three decades.
In summer, drive along the famous BR163 road that dissects the state and you will see soybeans for as far as the eye can see.
But there are an increasing number of producers who are also putting cattle on their fields.
Silvesio Oliveira has added cattle to grain fields for the last 15 years in a "very unscientific way," he joked.
"We were doing both ways before Embrapa (the government agricultural research institute) started recommending it," ...