Fabio Mattos - Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural Eocnomics

Map indicating prime agricultural areas in Brazil

Cornhusker Economics: Further Thoughts on the Brazilian Grain Market, Its Competitiveness and Its Challenges

November 20, 2019
Take a closer look at the biggest challenges for Brazil's ag industry ― transportation and infrastructure ― and how changes being made will improve its ability to compete in the global market.

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Agricultural production areas in Brazil

Will Matopiba Change the Competitive Landscape in the International Grain Market?

June 19, 2019
The development of a new agricultural frontier in Brazil, in a region known as Matopiba, may help Brazilian grain become more competitive and bring more changes to the world market.

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Cornhusker Economics: Thinking About the Corn Market

June 21, 2018
In the last 20 years Brazil has emerged as a major player in the world's corn market and is now the second largest exporter and third largest producer, challenging US dominance. This week's Cornhusker Economics takes a closer look.

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Cornhusker Economics: How Accurate are Crop Forecasts?

June 16, 2017
Publicly available crop reports are one of the main sources of information about underlying supply and demand in many agricultural markets, but how accurate are the forecasts contributing to these market shifts?

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