CHICAGO, Feb 11- Bunge Ltd expects a challenging year in 2016 due to slumping U.S. farm exports and processing margins, Chief Executive Officer Soren Schroder said on Thursday, as the global grain trader reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit. Demand for U.S. grain has declined as strength in the U.S. dollar and massive global supplies have increased...» Read More
Overall prices for food we eat at home will rise by 2.5 to 3.5 percent this year, and shoppers are changing habits.
Agribusiness confidence remains mostly on the upswing, but producers are worried about the potential for falling prices.
Lime prices are surging, putting pressure on restaurants, bars and grocery stores.
In southeastern California farmers have plenty of water to grow alfalfa hay for export, and this is pitting them against California's cattle industry.
National Farmer's Day is supposed to celebrate American farmers and their contributions. But some say agriculture is seeded with a myriad of problems.
California's drought may leave nearly a million acres of idle land this year because of a lack of water, a report said on Friday.
MillerCoors has made water conservation one of its key priorities, from its breweries around the country to the farms that supply it.
Fund managers and traders have chased hog prices to record highs on fear of a deadly pig virus. But a market reversal could be possible.
The USDA is forecasting inflation for protein to more than double this year, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
The massive farm bill changes some sacred cow items like crop insurance and commodity subsidies but gives aid for crops out of the mainstream.
Serge Pun, Executive Chairman of Yoma Strategic Holdings, speaks to CNBC's Asia Squawk Box about the firm's expansion into the fields of education, agriculture and logistics in Myanmar.
The Weather Channel's Bill Walsh discusses the potential impact of El Niño, if it develops, and the recent extreme weather volatility.
CNBC's Jane Wells explains why El Niño may return and how it could impact agriculture.
A deal made with Israel could help alleviate California's serious drought problem.
With California in the grips of drought, farmers throughout the state are using a mysterious tool for locating water: dowsers, or water witches.
Scientists are working to ensure astronauts don't die of dehydration. Now those solutions could ease futures droughts on earth.
"I think there's nothing but room for expansion," says Jeff Miller, who runs Diamond Mountain Ranch in California.
Amid rising beef prices, CNBC's Jane Wells looks at the USDA's first ever bison meat survey and speaks to two ranchers who are raising and selling bison meat.
Private equity funds are seeing an opportunity in refurbishing sporting ranches near the Rockies, attracting investors like T. Boone Pickens.
The economic outlook in California, where farmers have been dealing with an epic drought, may not be as barren as the land.