Federal assistance has been requested for some fire- and flood-impacted farmers.
The battle for marketshare in and around China is the long-term threat.
The farmers will be able to harvest the 2017 soybean crop fast enough to grow more corn.
Argentina farmers are growing more corn and buying more pickups.
Brazil’s government is considering lowering foreign investment restrictions.
South America looks to replace corn with sorghum in the future.
Removal of export tax boosts Argentina's corn acreage.
Truckers are striking over increased gas prices and tolls.
The state of Mato Grosso needs more tax money.
Brazil president Dilma Rousseff was suspended by the Brazilian Senate by 55 votes to 22, condemning her on charges of fiscal mismanagement, this Thursday morning after several hours of session.