Uruguay: The Land Of 3 Million That Plans To Feed 50 Million Worldwide

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, foreign investment, uruguay

Some of the most informative and objective articles about Uruguay’s farming progress and  competitive advantages come from the outside looking in. Such is the case of this week’s analysis from Bolivia’s leading newspaper, La Razon. “Uruguay Applies Smart Agro To Feed 50 Million” is the title of the article which charts the exponential growth of Uruguay’s productive farmland thanks to …

US$100 Million Grain Terminal Rising In The Port of Montevideo

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

Construction of the largest and most modern grain terminal in Uruguay is underway in the Port of Montevideo, a US$100 million port project that will transform the way local producers export their grains and wood chips to the world. The new grain terminal, which is expected to begin operation in April 2015, will double the Port of Montevideo’s current capacity …

Uruguay 2014 Soybean Harvest Will Set Another Record

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

Soybean farmers in Uruguay are planting 250,000 more acres (100,000 hectares) of soybeans this year in anticipation of the country’s largest soybean harvest next year. In total, Uruguay farmers are expected to plant a total of 3.33 million acres (1.35mm hectares) of soybeans which would be an 8% increase over last year’s planting, according to the Business Regulation & Statistics Division …