Scoping out Brazil's crops

02/11/2011 - 02/25/2011

Agriculture.com Markets Editor Mike McGinnis escaped the frozen tundra of Chicago and headed to Brazil to check in on farmers' progress with corn and soybean harvest there, as well as catch a glimpse of some of the latest technology tools Brazilian farmers are putting to work in their fields, all part of the first leg of the 2011 Crop Tech Tour, sponsored by John Deere.


Read more: High yields, prices in Brazil


Keep up as Mike chronicles his journeys, which include both corn and soybean fields as well as one of the largest farm shows in South America. Follow along with Mike's travelogue from his trip and add your comments in Marketing Talk!


02/11: Good-looking crops in Goias


02/10: 'What a market since I left!'


02/09: 'Raining cats and dogs down here'


02/08: Parana soybean harvest gets rolling


02/06: 100 degrees in Sao Paulo


About the trip: Crops & technology

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