Earlier this month, Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr traveled to Brazil, where he studied all aspects of agriculture, from growing methods to marketing. A portion of his tour, not surprisingly, involved eating plenty of Brazilian meat products – a signficant export for Parana state.
Both dairy and beef operations do business a bit differently in Brazil than they would in the U.S. In the third installment in Knorr's video series, he explains why.
At the links below, read in-depth recaps of the Brazilian tour from Bryce Knorr and James Thompson, or check your February issue of Farm Futures.
Part One - Farm Futures tour examining Brazil's booming industry
Part Two - How Brazilian farmers navigate environmental restrictions
Part Three - Brazilian farmers also grow corn, but not without unique challenges
Part Four - Brazilian logistics are changing
Part Five - Soil and agricultural practices vary widely across this vast land