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Donnerstag, der 30. Mai 2019

Dairy Outlook

Dairy farms are closing almost daily. In April, no less than 24 dairy farms that were selling their milk to CONAPROLE (the main dairy cooperative) stopped their milking activity. Earlier this year dairy cooperative Pili in Paysandú ceased its activity…
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Donnerstag, der 9. Mai 2019

Standard and Poor’s confirms investment grade Uruguay

S&P Global Ratings affirmed on May 7, 2019 its 'BBB' long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Uruguay. In addition, S&P affirmed the 'A-2' short-term foreign and local currency ratings. The outlook on the long-term ratings remains stable.…
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Samstag, der 27. April 2019

Farmland prices 2018

Official statistics from the Ministry of Agriculture indicate that last year 938 farmland transactions were carried out, covering an area of 159.000 hectares. The total amount involved was 519 M USD, which leads to an average price of 3.257 USD…
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Montag, der 8. April 2019

Harvard Asset Management sells forestry assets in Uruguay.

Wednesday April 10 is the launch of a new trust called Bosques del Uruguay IV. 55.000 hectares are sold to this trust worth 330 M USD. Local pension funds have set up this trust and previously other trusts like Bosques…
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Montag, der 4. März 2019

Farmland rental prices

Last week a report was published by the Ministry of Agriculture with offical data regarding rental prices of farmland in the first half of 2018. These data are based on 1.088 registered rental contracts. Average rental prices per activity are…
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Montag, der 18. Februar 2019

The last big farm.

Welcome to the last big farm. The World Congress Aberdeen Angus is to be held in Uruguay from March 18 to 29, 2019. This video gives you a good introduction. Uruguay is the 7th beef meat exporter in the world,…
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Donnerstag, der 3. Januar 2019

Farmland prices 2018

Farmland prices decreased by 17% in first half of 2018. Based on statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture it becomes evident that 477 transactions took place in the first six months. This is 4% more than in 2017, but the…
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Donnerstag, der 6. Dezember 2018

Cattle breeding is the blood and genes

Cattle breeding is in the blood and genes of Uruguayans. A cattle inventory vs human population carried out by USDA shows that Uruguay is leading ranks with 3,44 heads of cattle per inhabitant. Over 11 M heads of livestock in…
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Dienstag, der 6. November 2018

Cannabis farms in Uruguay

Since Uruguayan authorities legalized production of cannabis for recreation and medical purposes in 2013, there have been several projects launched in Uruguay. The government is currently evaluating about 20 projects. Aurora Cannabis Inc. from Canada and ICC Labs Inc. in…
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Donnerstag, der 16. August 2018

Three Strategies for Investing in Agriculture

Highly recommended read this article on LinkedIn. It describes three strategies to invest in agriculture in Uruguay. In summary, financing, real estate and M&A are three clear strategies to invest in the Uruguayan agricultural industry. These three can provide the…
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