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Pioneira Farm

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Pioneira Farm (Lat.12°6′ 5,301″S and Long.52° 25′11,224″ W) is located in Querência, Mato Grosso. It is part of a joint operation with the Dois Vales Group and has 19,485  hectares of arable land. Its planted area in the 2019/20 crop was 29,874.

Where we are

Find out how to get to Pioneira Farm

Leaving Querência (MT) via highway MT-109 (heading Northwest), drive along for about 11 km, turn right on the same road and follow it for about 21 km. Turn left while staying on MT-109 and follow it for another 20 km until you reach the MT-110. Turn right and drive along for 8 km and then turn left and drive along for another 8 km to arrive at the access road to the farm. Drive along for another 8 km to arrive at the farm offices.

MT 109 Road. Km 64 à direita. Countryside. Querência (MT). CEP 78.643-000



Aerial view of the Farm


History, projects and research

History

Pioneira Farm was founded on March 25, 2013 as a Joint Venture with the Dois Vales Group. In the 2013/14 crop there were 8,756.82 ha of soybean planted in the first crop. In the 2014/15 crop, more areas of land were opened and in the 2015/16 crop the planted area was 19,469.27 ha of soybeans and 7,568.88 ha of corn. Currently, the Farm has masonry houses with indoor bathrooms, air conditioning, social club and soccer field for the 89 employees.

Social projects

The Environmental Action Group (GAS) of Pioneira Farm began in 2015 with over 20 participants. Among the projects was a traveling cinema to the city of Querência, donation of toys to the children of the city and support for the Pastoral da Criança of the municipal district. The Farm developed a vegetable garden in the State School of the Coutinho União district and reformed the playground in the municipal school of the same district.

Research

The research area of Pioneira Farm is relatively new and occupies 59 ha, being used for studies in the experimental area and for crops. In these areas, studies are being conducted on soil correction with phosphorus fertilization, and studies that measure the nutrient cycling due to the use of cover crops. Studies with soybean and corn are conducted. Recently, cotton cultivation was included.In the 2017/18 crop, a trial was started to evaluate the different strategies that can help to improve the soil profile, especially the displacement of calcium in depth.