By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil could overtake the U.S. in terms of soybean production this year to become to the world’s largest producer of grain, O Globo newspaper reports. Yet it has been a long uphill climb for Brazil to reach this level of production, and experts are saying that “logistical chaos” – substandard roads, ports and warehouses – mean that farmers do not invest as much as they might otherwise do.
Glauber Silveira, President of the Association of Soy Producers (Aprosoja), says that soybean production in Brazil could be around twenty percent higher . . .