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Dairy, Beef Operations Look Much Different In Brazil

Brazilian production, marketing methods bear little resemblance to U.S. customs

Published on: Feb 27, 2013

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

View additional videos through the Farm Futures Brazil Tour 2013 playlist on Farm Progress Daily's Youtube channel.