BEEF magazine is offering readers a chance to get up close and personal next January with the cattle-production powerhouse that is Brazil. The 2011 BEEF Study Tour To Brazil, set for Jan. 17-29, 2011, will allow participants to learn about the U.S. cattle industry’s biggest competitor and sample the culture and beauty of South America’s largest country.

The trip includes stops at Brazilian ranches, ag research centers and market venues, as well as stops in tourist venues in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Space is limited to 20 passengers, so reserve your spot early by contacting Renata Stephens at Brazilian Liaison ( at 612-802-2388 or