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The buying and selling of farms are recovering, leaving unsatisfied demand for the main producing regions of Argentina

It happens amid the instability of stock and financial assets in the world, the acceptable values for commodities and the price of land. The instability of the stock market and other financial assets at a global level, plus the high value of commodities and land, are three of the factors that weigh more and more on investors when buying a farm. These elements put the activity of the rural real estate market throughout the country on the rise. To the point that currently, the demand for agricultural land in…

Argentina has a new cropping record: between January and August 2021, they exported USD10 Billion more than in 2020, what does this mean for the economy?

Income from foreign exchange for August fell compared to July, as expected due to seasonal variations, but as El Cronista anticipated it was still the highest in Argentine history. What will be the impact? Exporting companies of grains and agricultural by-products made the best settlement for the month of August in history as announced by El Cronista. They entered USD 3,049 million during the eighth month of the year and, thus, so far in 2021 it would already be exceeded by USD10 billion to the total of foreign…

Argentina’s land laws stifle sustainable agriculture

Fewer and fewer farmers grow soy, grains and cereals in Argentina. Though overall exports are at historic highs, over the past three decades the country’s land laws have allowed land to become increasingly concentrated in fewer hands and dedicated to the production of a smaller range of crops, census data shows. Experts say this agribusiness model based on short-term profit disincentivises sustainable practices. The combination of intensive agrochemical use, genetically modified seeds and direct sowing without…

Depressed farm values in Argentina offer an opportunity: why it is a great time to buy farmland

Land values have depreciated sharply during 2020 and everything indicates that the decline will continue in the coming months of 2021. Areas and aspects to consider In tune with a year-end dominated by falling prices of farmland that started some years earlier with the re-election of the Peronist Party dominated by ex-president Christine Kirchner. To make matters worse, the real estate companies in the market state the ever-changing rules that the Government applies does nothing more than block or delay operations…

Populists Governments are reforming Latin America Agribusiness but uncertainties persist

Key View • The recent wave of anti-establishment governments across Latin America could result in significant structural changes to the agricultural sectors in these countries. • The agribusiness sector played a key role in providing support to these ‘outsider’ political campaigns, and we believe agricultural reform will continue to dominate political discourse over the next few years. • We believe that the production of soybean, grain and livestock, mainly in Brazil and Argentina, is most…

Argentina: Record-breaking wheat exports to Brazil

Argentina exported to Brazil 5,910,000 tonnes of wheat suitable for bread, which meant the volume of shipments to that country is the highest of the last 12 years and represented an income of USD 1,306 Billion, as revealed by the Secretariat of Government of agribusiness, through the undersecretary of agricultural markets. This record figure, according to the Indec data, was only exceeded in 2006, when 6.1 million tonnes were exported to Brazil. In the period 2016-18, meanwhile, the deliveries of wheat to…

Farms in Argentina continue to underpin the countries economic recovery with an expected USD 3 billion of sales before March 2019

This is the calculation for the remainder of the soybean and corn harvest, as well as the exports of the new seasons wheat. Despite some flooding, it shows the hope of a super harvest is now likely to be realised. The wheat harvest already over two million tonnes. Despite flooding from over 380 mm of rain in some regions from a storm last weekend, which will damage yields in some areas. It is a shared bet by the government and analysts estimate that the recovery of the overall economy will now be in the first…

Argentina’s huge wheat harvest should boost its struggling currency

Argentina’s plummeting currency ( AR Peso ) is set for buffering from bumper wheat crops as it becomes one of the few countries to emerge from a 2018 harvest with a sizeable yield. Several top producers from around the world, including Australia, the US, and much of Europe, have struggled to deliver high yields in the face of a difficult climate involving droughts and extraordinary heatwaves. This has caused Asian countries such as Indonesia, which ranks as one of the highest purchasers of wheat worldwide,…

Discover AgTech’s potential in Argentina

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Buenos Aires, Rosario, Córdoba AgTech week is a public-private initiative Agro Tech conference to explore and share Argentina’s AgTech potential. The event will focus on creating new business opportunities, showcasing the work of the entrepreneurial world and examining the impact that innovation and new technologies have on productivity. AgTech week also seeks to meet demands with solutions, tackling challenges in the field. There will be forums, panels, networking meetings and the 1st National AgTech Conference…

Agriculture in Argentina: Is the era of leases base on yield over ?

Agriculture in Argentina The article is dedicated to both tenants and owners. I intend to give another insight into the future of the current production model and show the need to reconsider agriculture in rented farms. Today the biggest problem is confronted by the system of agricultural producers under hire, mainly due to the low profitability of the same, today aggravated by the low prices (very low in wheat, low in maize and sorghum and relatively normal in soybeans) and the Excess rainfall. If we analyze…
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