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News Brazil » Acre: Brazil’s fundamental pesticide law under attack

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/brazils-fundamental-pesticide-law-under-attack/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Brazil is the world’s biggest user of chemical pesticide ... But even once small pesticide consumers, like Amazonas, Amapá and Acre, saw exponential growth, with use soaring by 1,941 percent, 942 percent, and 500 percent, respectively, in sales per ...

News Brazil » Acre: Bridgestone hopes to harvest desert shrub for rubber tires in cars, trucks

News channel or source: https://www.azcentral.com/story/money/2018/02/21/bridgestone-hopes-harvest-desert-shrub-rubber-tires-cars-trucks/359139002/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

But parasites threaten Brazil’s vast rubber plantations. And in Southeast Asia, environmentalists say the rapid expansion of rubber plantations to meet surging demand has diminished water quality. Looking at plans to develop 21 million acres of Asian ...

News Brazil » Acre: Tight margins, growing demand in 2018

News channel or source: http://www.southeastfarmpress.com/outlook/tight-margins-growing-demand-2018
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

China will buy soybeans from Brazil first then the United States. “China is indirectly sending a trade message by buying Brazilian soybeans when they are available," Smith said. Smith expects more soybean acres in the U.S. as compared to corn.

News Brazil » Acre: Brazil's Favorite Booze Is About to Blow Up Stateside

News channel or source: https://www.maxim.com/food-drink/cachaça-brazilian-booze-2018-2
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The cocktail is made with cachaça, showcasing Brazil's 500-year-old spirit of choice ... partnering with a protected 42-acre private reserve with the aim of planting 10,000 endangered trees. "Producers of aged cachaça represent an industry that ...

News Brazil » Acre: Bridgestone aims to harvest desert shrub for rubber

News channel or source: https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/money/2018/02/20/bridgestone-aims-harvest-desert-shrub-rubber/339308002/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

But parasites threaten Brazil’s vast rubber plantations. And in Southeast Asia, environmentalists say the rapid expansion of rubber plantations to meet surging demand has diminished water quality. Looking at plans to develop 21 million acres of Asian ...

News Brazil » Acre: Interview: Brazil confirms interest in Chinese-funded Amazonian railway

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/08/c_136958823.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Jorge Arbache, secretary for international affairs at Brazil's Ministry of Planning, said a first study was carried out by Chinese firm China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC), evaluating the possibility of a route through the Brazilian state of Acre ...

News Brazil » Acre: Brazil suggests alternative route for Transoceanic Railroad

News channel or source: https://macauhub.com.mo/2018/02/09/pt-brasil-sugere-percurso-alternativo-para-a-ferrovia-transoceanica/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Development and Management of Brazil. Jorge Arbache told Chinese news agency Xinhua that the study by the China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC), whose trajectory crossed the Brazilian state of Acre and ended on the northern coast of Peru ...

News Brazil » Acre: GMO farming grows to record 457 million acres in 26 countries worldwide

News channel or source: https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2018/02/09/gmo-farming-grows-record-457-million-acres-26-countries-worldwide/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The total represented an increase of 5.4 million hectares (13.3 million acres), or 3 percent ... Biotech crops were planted in 26 countries, including 19 developing nations. Brazil, the US, Canada, South Africa, Australia, Bolivia, Philippines, Spain ...

News Brazil » Acre: Reunion Gold provides an update on activities in Guyana, South America

News channel or source: https://forextv.com/top-news/reunion-gold-provides-an-update-on-activities-in-guyana-south-america/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Waiamu project covers approximately 35,000 acres of mineral rights. The project area is underlain by a NE trending clastic sedimentary sequence, which includes interspersed mafic volcanics and pyroclastic units typical of the Guiana Shield greenstone ...

News Brazil » Acre: Scheve: Should Farmers Be Bullish Or Bearish Beans?

News channel or source: https://www.agweb.com/blog/marketing-against-the-grain/scheve-should-farmers-be-bullish-or-bearish-beans/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The original USDA estimates expected Brazil to produce 112 mmt (million metric tons ... There are three big reason. Likely Bean Acre Increases - I think it's likely farmers will increase bean acres in 2018. Many estimates suggest increases between 1.5 ...