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 …

More Rain, Greater Efficiency Yield Bumper Corn Crop in Argentina

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness

After a dismal 2008 marred by drought and dramatically reduced output, corn farmers in Buenos Aires finally have something to celebrate. Bloomberg reports today that “Argentina, the world’s second-largest corn exporter, may increase output by more than 42 percent this year from previous estimates as spring rains boost yields to a record.” While officials were forecasting 12 million tons of …