Mike Mack, CEO of Syngenta, comments on quarterly earnings and highlights the strong underlying sales growth, the growth investments and how a Chinese slowdown is unlikely to impact the group.
Martin Arnold, director of research analysis at ETF Securities, says that one of the benefits of agribusinesses is the fact it does not suffer from the volatility seen in equity markets.
An estimated 870 million people suffer from hunger on daily. But the problem isn't that we have too little food, experts say—it's what we do with the food we have.
Though Colombia's cities are set to remain its primary growth engine, the country is now on the cusp of a rural revival.
Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods has created concern among some U.S. policymakers about the future of the pork industry and food safety.
Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods face scrutiny when U.S. senators question Smithfield's chief executive about food safety and foreign ownership.
Lawmakers returned to fights over presidential nominations, student loans and the farm bill, and to the question of whether they can pass immigration reform.
The Fed's Fisher warned of "feral hogs" in the market. Real feral pigs are a serious menace to farmland and the population is exploding.
A new U.S. road map to combat climate change may breathe new life into alternative energy, especially as a way to help generate electricity.
Federal officials have granted a New Mexico company's request to open an equine slaughterhouse. Officials say they plan to grant similar permits to operations in Iowa and Missouri.
Farmers are planting more corn than expected -- in fact, they planted more than any year since 1936, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The USDA also expects record Soy crops, she says.
Find out what techniques and technologies are being developed to feed the world in a way that is sustainable for the planet.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer speaks to DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman about the company's current efforts in the U.S., its enzyme business and in what ways her company works to help its customers.
Genetically modified seeds are used in corn and soybeans grown in the US, but the debate over the effects of tinkering with Mother Nature hasn't gone away.
Activists against genetically modified seeds are speaking out so loudly, companies now feel compelled to address the issue, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Billionaire Bill Koch is selling his Cape Cod mansion for $15 million, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
As China pushes forward with urbanization, some farmers are being forced to exchange their ploughs for city life. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
A swine virus previously unseen in North America and deadly to young pigs is spreading rapidly across the United States.
Hummus sales are booming, and Sabra is on a quest to convince Americans to eat even more. Is it the next peanut butter?
Last year $2 billion worth of products were sold with a label saying they do not contain ingredients from genetically modified organisms, but the claim wasn't backed by regulators.