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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian grain crop is expected to grow 21.8 percent in 2017, according to a February estimate released today (March 9th) by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)....
Opinion, by Alfonso Stefanini RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While countries are banning GMOs around the world, Brazil is increasing its arsenal of genetically engineered crops including one of its staple square meal items: beans. CTNBio, the National Technical Commission...
By Anna Fitzpatrick, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As cotton prices soar on the world market, the pressure is on in Brazil to maximize its position as the world’s fifth largest producer of the commodity.  With a favorable...

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