Soy Frontier at Middle Age - 2

As Mato Grosso Soy Expands, Industry Can't Keep Up

Most of Mato Grosso's soy is trucked 1,000 miles or more to port, which eats into basis prices. Brazil is working to improve the soy routes, but one of the easiest solutions is to consume more soybeans in the state itself. (DTN photo by Marcia Zarley Taylor)
Mato Grosso in Brazil has transformed into a global soybean powerhouse, but logistical headaches remain. While Mato Grosso will see more value-added agriculture expand over the next decade, a transformation like that seen in Iowa is unlikely.

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