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Chickens culled as Brazil truckers disrupt commodity exports

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sao Paulo | Reuters — Striking truckers in Brazil have disrupted supply and exports of farm produce from one of the world’s agricultural commodity powerhouses. Brazil is the top global exporter of soybeans, sugar, coffee and chickens. The strike over high fuel prices has paralyzed Latin America’s largest economy, emptied Brazilian roadways and left major […] Read more

Brazil’s 2017/18 soybean crop seen second-biggest in history

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sao Paulo | Reuters – Benefited by good weather, Brazil’s 2017/18 soybean crop, which farmers are now beginning to harvest, is expected to surpass 110 million tonnes, the second-largest in history, according to the average of 11 forecasts in a Reuters poll on Friday. Farmers here are likely to collect 110.19 million tonnes of the […] Read more