Ryan Kirby is a 33-year-old former petroleum engineer who traded an office job in Houston for a 3,500 acre farm in Louisiana. While Kirby says there are programs to help newcomers to farming, he says the truth is that parents who farm need to make sure their children continue that tradition.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains a new federal program to encourage young people to go into farming, and he's especially hopeful that returning military veterans will "reconnect to their roots."
Jake Carter is a 34-year-old farmer outside Atlanta, GA, who is educating local children about the importance of agriculture, hoping this will encourage more young people to go into farming.
The USDA is announcing new funding to attract newcomers to farming, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
The FMHR traders discuss how to play agriculture stocks as demand comes back.
A new virus has killed millions of baby pigs in the U.S. in less than a year. The consequence? Bacon prices rising by more than ten percent.
April is traditionally a good month for stocks. The FMHR traders share their trade strategies as the bull market heads into the second quarter. Trader Josh Brown loves the agriculture trade..
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.