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Brazil’s soybean moratorium and its forestry code

July 5, 2011 -Brazil's Congress is considering changing its five-year moratorium on clearing forests in the Amazon region, reviving the debate on the issue of deforestation in the sensitive region. But the challenge pressing Brazil is world demand for soybeans, particularly from China, which may open the door to a new forestry code that allows for increased expansion into the Amazon. | READ MORE


July 5, 2011
By DTN/Progressive Farmer

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