Argentine Land Law Limiting Foreign Ownership Remains Unclear

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate

Almost three years after being approved, an Argentine law meant to quantify and limit foreign ownership of land is not being enforced due to the fact that provincial governments never completed their territorial audits. Law 26.737, the Law of Lands (Ley de Tierras) approved by Congress in February 2012, sought to cap the total foreign ownership of national land at …

Agribusiness Dominates List Of Wealthiest People In Uruguay

Patrick Archer agribusiness, global rankings, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay, wine & vineyards

In some countries, it’s who owns the oil. In others, its who creates the next Instagram or Twitter. But in Uruguay, it’s who owns the land and what they produce from sheep to steers to soybeans. The 120 Richest People in Uruguay is the headline of the list compiled by Entorno Inteligente which is dominated by large-scale land owners and …

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 …