Tag: Brazilian cattle




Brazil is one of the world’s largest beef producers and exporters. In 2020, the country was the largest exporter of meat in the world, with 2.2 million tons – 14.4% of the international market. It has one of the largest and most sustainable cattle herds in the world, counting 218.2m heads of cattle (2020). Brazilian […]



Brazilian agricultural exports reach US$ 14.9 billion in April

Brazilian agribusiness continues on a positive growth trend. In April, exports hit US$ 14.9 billion, which represents a 14.9% increase compared to the same period in 2021. Year-to-date, the growth is 34.5%. These results mean a surplus of US$ 13.6 billion in our agricultural trade balance. The main product in our agribusiness export line in […]



Extension services can promote pasture restoration, shows Brazilian research

A Brazilian study on sustainable growth in the livestock sector is featured in the Journal of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS). Published in March, the paper provides evidence that extension services can promote pasture restoration in cattle ranching in Brazil. Read the full article here: […]



Brazilian farmers and executives launch a new platform for cattle traceability

The Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA), the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), and the Carrefour Brazil Group launched on Tuesday (29) a tool to support the traceability of Brazilian cattle production, from calves to final consumers, with inclusion, transparency, and data protection. The idea is to offer technological solutions to fasten the implementation of […]



Technical assistance revolutionizes a family’s milk production

When they were about to give up their milk production, Nathalie de Souza Ferreira and Hemerson Haber Ferreira had a turnaround with the support of the Technical and Management Assistance Program (ATeG). Their small farm in Juiz de Fora, in the state of Minas Gerais in Southeast Brazil, had a production increase of around 350% […]



New app identifies and assesses cattle health by facial recognition

Researchers from the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), Dairy Cattle, and the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF) recently announced the creation of an app that identifies cattle by face and is also able to assess their health status based on the database information collected by users. The software, called Happy Cow ID, uses […]