How is COMIGO Committing to Greater Co-operation?
Brazil’s fourth biggest agricultural cooperative is constantly investing in infrastructure and market innovation. Reuben Ford analyzes the results.
Farming in Harmony
Founded in 1970 Cooperativa Agroindustrial Copagril is one of the largest farming cooperatives in Brazil’s southern Paraná state. Averaging 20 percent annual growth and expanding its operations and profits, the company represents the successful syntonic relationship between modern agriculture and sustainability for the future. Reuben Ford hears more about Copagril from company President, Ricardo Silvo Chapla.
Reaping the Harvest
Based in southern Brazil, Montana has grown into a leading manufacturer of agricultural equipment by launching revolutionary products that have changed the fortunes of producers from various segments. As Michael Sommers discovered, along the way, the company changed its own fortunes as well, earning praise – and profits – at home and abroad.