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State of the art dairy farm in Uruguay with 13,000 milking cows and self-generating power

A state of the art dairy farm with 13,000 milking cows that is exporting powder milk, created more than 300 qualified jobs and generates its own energy from the animals’ dung is situated in Durazno, Uruguay. Costing over 160 million dollars it belongs to Argentine tycoon Alejandro Bulgheroni who has been investing heavily in Uruguay. He also owns olive plantations, vineyards and a winery with his brand name. Oscar Ianni and Alessandro Martelli from Estancias del Lago, as the dairy farm is named, said the…

The Current State Of Pastoral Farming In Uruguay

Back in the early years of the 21st century, when soy production began to dramatically increase in Uruguay, many worried voices were heard concerning the future of pastoral farming, the traditional land use. Yet, the URUGUAY XXI 2014 foreign trade report lists meat and related exports as the first product, ahead of soy beans. Do both land uses exclude each other? Not necessarily, because the country still has ample room for productivity increases in its 17:322.000 hectares of gently rolling pastures. AREAS…
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