The U.S. poultry industry is confronting a record bird flu outbreak, which has led to the death or culling of 40 million birds.» Read More
“The rise has gone unnoticed because all the attention was on wheat,” Abdolreza Abbassian, senior grain economist at the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, told the Financial Times.
How you can capitalize on the ag bull market Cramer thinks is "here to stay."
In 2050, we expect the world population to reach 9 billion people. If we continue on the same path as we are today, those 9 billion people will require the resources of 2.3 planets in order to survive. While humankind has achieved many amazing technological innovations throughout time, creating two more Earths is likely out of the question.
The July rise in wheat prices, the fastest in 51 years, indicates that shortages in agriculture are coming, Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC.com Tuesday.
It isn’t a pure play, though. This time Cramer took a different approach.
Traders as well as Fast Money friends have revealed some of their top trading ideas for the second half of 2010.
Tobacco stocks year-to-date have outperformed the market and offer attractive dividends.
Stocks were lower on Thursday following signs that the recovery remains tepid, even as companies report strong earnings. So where should investors look to put their money amidst the uncertainty? Jay Leupp at Grubb & Ellis AGA and Harry Clark of Clark Capital Management Group discussed their views.
After decades of pushing nations to surrender more power to the European Union, the bloc is pulling back on efforts to assert its authority over one highly contentious issue, genetically modified foods. The New York Times reports.
Bond markets are a bubble waiting to burst because the world economy is facing even worse problems after central banks flooded markets with cash to try to get out of the crisis, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
How might the Chinese best like to snack on their almonds? Pickled with chili peppers? Wrapped in seaweed like sushi? Or perhaps mixed with donkey hide glue, a substance prized in traditional Chinese medicine?
New financing from the federal government may help biotech companies develop fuels of the future, helping reduce America's dependence on oil.
Joe Sanderson of Sanderson Farms has the details on two positives for the industry.
Cramer breaks down the biggest indicators of the markets that will unfold in the days to come.
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.
Considering the string of recent upgrades, should you turn bullish now to get ahead of the curve?
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.