Recognizing that economic development was at a standstill, county residents narrowly voted five years ago to allow corporate hog-feeding operations to move in and bolster the tax base in the county that abuts Colorado and is named after New York Tribune editor Horace Greeley of " Go West, young man" fame. It's a significant tradeoff: Kansas- based Seaboard Foods...» Read More
Amish farmers are facing growing scrutiny for agricultural practices that the federal government sees as environmentally destructive.
Wall Street officials, who have invested heavily in lobbying against the Lincoln amendment, are hoping Tuesday's Arkansas run-off race will be its death sentence.
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U.S. businesses sold $528 million in food products to Cuba last year, from small dairy farmers to multi- billion dollar agribusiness corporations. And they seem to have one thing in common: mixing a little social messaging in with their sales.
Although the federal government and the beef and produce industries have known about the risk posed by these other dangerous strains of E. coli for years, regulators have taken few concrete steps to directly address it or even measure the scope of the problem.
American industries of all kinds—from travel and telecom to construction and energy—would be poised to profit if the 52-year trade embargo with Cuba were lifted. Among the first businesses to cash in would be those involved with tourism, most experts agree.
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America’s dairy farmers could soon find themselves in the computer business, with the manure from their cows possibly powering the vast data centers of companies like Google and Microsoft. The NYT reports.
The increase in consumer demand in Asia will keep the market for Potash’s products strong, CEO Bill Doyle told CNBC Wednesday.
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For 15 years, Eddie Anderson, a farmer, has been a strict adherent of no-till agriculture, an environmentally friendly technique that all but eliminates plowing to curb erosion and the harmful runoff of fertilizers and pesticides. The NYT reports.
New York City is elbowing its way onto the wine scene, with its very own home-grown merlot, premium red and chardonnay. Hey, Vinny, getta load a this!
Allowing Greece to go bankrupt may cause a lot of pain but it will be better for the single currency in the long run, investor Jim Rogers said in an interview with CNBC on Friday.
If pot becomes legal, local, artisanal growers—perhaps along with farmers' collectives—are likely to dominate in the early stage, as big firms ramp up to enter the market years later. Think Starbuds vs. Maxwell House.
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Investors are underestimating the strength of the German and French economies, which will return to strong growth in the second and third quarters on the back of export and investment strength, Bob Parker, an analyst with Credit Suisse, told CNBC Wednesday.
Shares of Bunge have been falling for more than two weeks, but the big option trade yesterday was bullish.
I’m "very bullish" on the North American agriculture business and stocks, said Charlie Rentschler, agriculture and machinery analyst at Morgan Joseph. He shared his best stock plays.