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Brazil: Pulses and special cultures are options for Mato Grosso to reach new markets

Pulses e culturas especiais são opções para Mato Grosso atingir novos mercados
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Wheat
Legumes
Brazil
Technology
Soybean
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Jun 24, 2022
From Embrapa
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Peanut, cowpea, sesame and wheat cultivars were presented to the productive sector of Mato Grosso.
Mato Grosso is a world leader in agriculture, especially in the production of soy, cotton and corn. But the cultivation of pulses and special crops is growing in the state and opening up a range of new market possibilities for rural producers. “We need to have alternatives for the second crop and the more crops, the better and we have the possibility of developing markets that we never imagined. In the case of pulses, for example, we have Asian countries that are major consumers and can be our customers”, says Ricardo Arioli, technical coordinator of the Famato Embrapa Show, held in Cuiabá (MT). During the event, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) presented alternatives for farmers such as peanuts, pulse whose culture will be further boosted by the implementation of an industry in the municipality of Nova Ubiratã, which should consume the production of an area of 30 thousand hectares. Cowpea is another legume that has been becoming popular among farmers in ...
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