Over the last 10 years, there’ve been dramatic changes in Argentine agriculture. Many small soybean producers have been put out of business, and the sector is consolidating fast. Despite the tough environment, many smaller farmers continue to survive, but their days could be numbered.
Due to government intervention in the beef and dairy markets, which kept prices low, many small farmers turned increasingly to producing soybeans. High global prices ensured that they could make a reasonable living compared to dairy and livestock farming....More