Interested in learning firsthand about the Brazilian competitive threat? BEEF and sister magazine Soybean Digest are sponsoring a 14-day trip to the beef and soybean producing regions of this largest South American country.

During the Feb. 1 - 14 trip, participants will meet with Brazilian government officials, graziers, growers, packers and agribusiness, as well as visiting various tourist sites. For more information and the itinerary go to www.kitt-travel.com/soybeef.htm or call 800/635-5488, ext. 920.