Agricultural Producers


  • US Agriculture Secretary on Food Safety     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Concerns about mad cow disease and "pink slime" are raising recent questions about food safety. Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, offers insight.

  • Part-Time Athletes Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 5:22 PM ET
    On January 29, 2012, the New York Times ran a  about Greek Olympic athletes. The nation’s debt crisis has forced Greece to implement austerity measures, which affected its ability to fund its athletes’ training.Their stipends are chronically late, their training centers have closed and their coaches aren’t being paid. It’s a surreal situation for the birthplace of the Olympics to find itself in.As in Greece, the governments of many other countries throughout the world have financed the athletic

    Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.

  • Top Investor Scott Black’s Favorite Stocks Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 6:48 PM ET
    Fast Money Portfolio

    Some of the steadiest growth stocks lie in pharmaceuticals and agricultural plays, one noted investor said Thursday.

  • AG Industry Boom a 'Moo' Point?     Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from the world's largest outdoor farm show on the outlook for the agriculture industry.

  • Best Trade of the Year: Cattle     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 12:54 PM ET

    Feeder cattle wins the best trade of the year trading over 20% YTD. James Bower, Bower Trading president weighs in.

  • Do Farm Subsidies Hurt Taxpayers?     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 2:53 PM ET

    Are agricultural government subsidies a waste for taxpayers, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.

  • Farmers Expect Profits     Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects farm income to rise 28 percent this year -- crop sales alone are expected to exceed $200B. A look at farming costs, income and new technologies, with Randy Poskin, Poskin Farms owner.

  • Pig Theft     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 2:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on hog farmers being victimized by burglars.

  • Texas Cattle Ranchers Lose $Billions     Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 1:24 PM ET

    The Lone Star state is recording the driest 11 months on record. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details on an estimated $2 billion dollars in livestock losses for the year.

  • AG Secretary Taking Stock of Crop Damages     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 4:32 PM ET

    Discussing the impact hurricane Irene had on the nation's farming industry and its affect on U.S. food prices, with Tom Vilsack, Agriculture Secretary.

  • Corn Prices Soar     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 2:33 PM ET

    A look at how widespread drought conditions are fueling higher corn prices and how to trade it, with Matthew Pierce, GrainAnalyst.com.

  • Agriculture Outlook     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells with a preview of Wednesday's Ag department trade outlook.

  • Beef Prices Set to Boom?     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    A look at why steak prices may be set to soar, with Lindsay Davis, Alamo commodities president.

  • Sino Forest CEO Steps Down     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 9:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on Allen Chen voluntarily resigning amid fraud allegations.

  • Wine Crop: Sour Grapes     Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 9:58 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the details on how cooler temperatures could result in a smaller crop harvest.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's "Squawk on the Street."

  • Brazil: Food for Thought     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 4:50 PM ET

    Discussing Brazil's growing influence as a major food provider and exporter, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Wagner Rossi, Brazil's Minister of Agriculture.

  • Agricultural Producers Blog Post Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET
  • Agricultural Producers Slide Show Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET