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Low soybean prices cause huge losses for Brazil farmers

SAO PAULO (Dow Jones)--Brazil farmers lost 13.6 billion Brazilian reals ($6.3
billion) in production value in 2005 compared to 2004, with 80% of the losses
due to falling soybean prices at the time, the Brazilian Census Bureau, or
IBGE, said Wednesday.

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SAO PAULO (Dow Jones)--Brazil farmers lost 13.6 billion Brazilian reals ($6.3 billion) in production value in 2005 compared to 2004, with 80% of the losses due to falling soybean prices at the time, the Brazilian Census Bureau, or IBGE, said Wednesday.

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