Discussing innovation and technology in agribusiness is essential for the industry’s future. And SLC Agrícola, which is always attentive to the latest industry trends, regularly participates in events and forums to exchange ideas and perspectives and to talk about the company’s initiatives.
This week, SLC Agrícola’s head of Innovation, Frederico Logemann, participated on the panel Producer Focus: Priorities, Opportunities and Investments at the World Agri-Tech South America Summit, alongside Fernando Degobbi, CEO of Coopercitrus, and Gabriela Nichel, owner of the Boa Vista Farm in Rio Grande do Sul. During the event, the representative of SLC Agrícola highlighted some of the initiatives being implemented on its 16 farms, such as directed spraying of pesticides, the incorporation of telemetry and weather monitoring using precision agriculture tools.
The speakers were asked about technological gaps in agriculture. Frederico Logemann noted the lack of integration between technological tools and the need to expand connectivity, among other things.
SLC Agrícola, through Instituto SLC, is engaged in the fight against hunger. After donating 180 tons of food in the eight states where it operates, it now wants to join forces with the community of Rio Grande do Sul to together help Banco de Alimentos do Rio Grande do Sul get food to families in socially vulnerable situations.
The Brazilian Cotton Producers Association (Abrapa) has renewed its partnership with the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex) to increase the share of cotton in world trade through the “Cotton Brazil” project. The association plans to make Brazil the world’s largest cotton exporter by 2030.
SLC Agrícola, one of the world’s largest producers of grains and fibers, has been recognized for its corn cultivation efforts, winning the “A Granja of the Year” award, one of Brazil’s preeminent awards in the agribusiness sector, in the Corn Producer category. During the 2020/2021 crop, the company sold 663,000 tons of corn.
SLC Agrícola, one of the world’s largest producers of grains and fibers, received for the second straight year one of the most important recognitions in People Management: the Incredible Places to Work Awards sponsored by the business school Fundação Instituto de Administração (FIA) in partnership with UOL. The award recognizes Brazilian companies with the highest employee satisfaction rates, and SLC Agrícola was included in the ranking formed by 120 large companies.