Agricultural freelance reporter based in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Editor of AgroSouth-news.com
Parana, the second-largest soybean producing state, has its slowest planting pace in progress since 2011.
Right now, the most common types of insurance in the country are auto and health insurance.
Brazil is seeing increased demand for its beef and poultry exports.
Argentina claims this year as the Corn Year, with 20-year-high in production.
One beef analyst is skeptical that imports of U.S. beef could grow substantially in Brazil.
Argentina is set to pass Brazil in corn exports.