Argentina Wheat Producers Move En Masse To Uruguay

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

First it was cattle growers, then it was soybean farmers, and now Argentina wheat producers are moving their operations across the river to farmer-friendly Uruguay. “Wheat producers, advisors, managers and investors who have left Argentina to manage their own farms or join forces with a local firm now account for 40% of the wheat sown in Uruguay,” writes La Nacion’s …

To Meet Global Demand, Argentina Farmers Rocking New Technology

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, technology

In a beautiful new advertisement for Dekalb Monsanto, an Argentine farmer arrives at his cornfield at dawn, but rather than walking the rows, he ascends a stage, dons his headset and fires up a mixing board to the sounds of Be My Lover. With his headset on, the farmer spins his pesticide magic and mixes the crops to perfection. And …