At 7:30 a.m., the Nativ Farm outside of Primavera, Mato Grosso, it was buzzing with activity.
As we arrived for our tour, the farms’ spray plane roared off the grass runway. Three self-propelled sprayers zipped through yard. Fertilizer trucks groaned under the weight of ammonium sulfate as they rolled out of the compound.
Apparently, it is always busy on Brazil’s big soybean farms. They grow soybeans, corn, cotton and dry beans year round and they put on a lot of crop…