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English: SLC Agrícola ( BM&F Bovespa: SLCE3 )is a Brazilian agricultural producer, founded in 1977 by the SLC Group, focusing mainly on cotton, soybeans, and corn. It was the first company of its sector (grains and cotton) in the world whose shares were traded on a stock exchange, thus becoming becoming a global benchmark in agribusiness. The company operates 14 farms strategically located in six Brazilian states, totaling 280.4 thousand hectares in the 2012/13 marketing year - 150.9 thousand of which planted with soybean, 76.3 thousand with cotton, 47.6 thousand with corn, and 5.6 thousand with other crops, including coffee, wheat, corn seed, and sugarcane. The company’s business model is based on a large-scale, modern production system, with standardized production units, thoroughly up-to-date technology and rigorous cost control, underpinned by social and environmental responsibility. Currently its biggest competitor is Vanguarda Agro.