WASHINGTON, Aug 27- Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its purchase of Hillshire Brands Co.. The attorneys general of Illinois, Iowa and Missouri, all big hog-producing states, joined the settlement that the companies reached with the Justice Department's Antitrust Division.» Read More
Concerns about mad cow disease and "pink slime" are raising recent questions about food safety. Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, offers insight.
Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.
Some of the steadiest growth stocks lie in pharmaceuticals and agricultural plays, one noted investor said Thursday.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports from the world's largest outdoor farm show on the outlook for the agriculture industry.
Feeder cattle wins the best trade of the year trading over 20% YTD. James Bower, Bower Trading president weighs in.
Are agricultural government subsidies a waste for taxpayers, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute.
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.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on hog farmers being victimized by burglars.
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.
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.
A look at how widespread drought conditions are fueling higher corn prices and how to trade it, with Matthew Pierce, GrainAnalyst.com.
CNBC's Jane Wells with a preview of Wednesday's Ag department trade outlook.
A look at why steak prices may be set to soar, with Lindsay Davis, Alamo commodities president.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on Allen Chen voluntarily resigning amid fraud allegations.
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."
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.