Once the soybean king of Brazil, Maggi becomes its agriculture minister

Farmer-turned-policitian Blairo Maggi, from the powerhouse agricultural state of Mato Grosso, is the new agriculture minister of Brazil under interim President Michel Temer. Maggi is expected to be a strong voice for the farm sector in one of the world’s largest producers and exporters, said Reuters. Analysts view Maggi, a veteran of the Brazllian Senate,… » Read More

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