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Exploring Agribusiness Through A Brazilian Lens

Group of students in front of a GDM sign

During our time in Brazil with the International Business Immersion Program, we took several visits to agricultural-based companies and organizations where we observed numerous similarities and differences between the Brazilian and US agribusiness sectors. Most notably, everyone we visited was highly focused on innovation and improving production efficiency. Companies like Embrapa Digital Ag, IMBR Agro, and more are all highly interested in implementing technology into farming practices. From biotechnology to crop imagery, the sector seems to be developing rapidly with a