CHICAGO, July 9- Last year's U.S. drought, the worst since the Dust Bowl, is delivering its final sting to major grains buyers like Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge Ltd and Cargill Inc, who are paying record-high premiums for dwindling supplies of last year's crops.» Read More
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Corn futures are down to 9-month lows today; farmers plan to plant on 97 million acres this year. Virginia McGathey, McGathey Commodities president, discusses the impact this will have on the commodity.
Milk is a huge deal in Washington. The milk industry carries a lot of weight. But now dairy farmers are utterly concerned about the relationship and you should be concerned about the impact, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Light snow expected next week in crop growing areas of the United States will provide only minor relief from the worst drought in more than 50 years, an agricultural meteorologist said Friday.
DuPont reported Q4 revenue of $7.3 billion versus and estimate of $7.258 billion. More on the quarter and what's ahead for the company, with DuPont Chairman & CEO Ellen Kullman.
Erkut Ozer, CEO of Global Trading Enterprises, draws attention to record low corn stocks and pressure from increasing demand.
Drought conditions in the Midwest have left the Mississippi River so dry, that shipping could grind a halt within days. CNBC's Sharon Epperson speaks to Mike Toohey, Waterways Council president and CEO for more insight.
How the U.S. drought is affecting the global agriculture business, and how to play the industry, with Martin Richenhagen, CEO of Agco Corporation.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Friday that after the worst drought in half a century, the corn and soybean crops are not quite as bad as feared. But damage has been done to the beef industry.
Reynolds Wolf, The Weather Channel, looks at forecasts for where Hurricane Sandy is headed. (3:08)
Corn surges 4 percent on the USDA crop report. Should investors buy the corn pop, with Chip Flory, Pro Farmer Newsletter, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
The "Squawk Box" news team shares their take on Tuesday's headlines; including a look at how the drought has impacted the bee population in the U.S.
World food prices rose in September and are seen remaining close to levels reached during the 2008 food crisis, the United Nations' food agency said on Thursday, while cutting its forecast for global cereal output.
By 2100, some 10 million people will inhabit the earth, according to the United Nations. When that happens will we encounter an “unprecedented planetary emergency” or can engineering, technology and the human spirit rise to the challenges posed by 10 billion people on earth?
Mosaic Company President & CEO Jim Prokopanko, discusses quarterly earnings, and the demand for phosphates and potash around the globe.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest numbers from the USDA quarterly grain report.
In several recent columns, CNBC.com senior editor John Carney has dismissed any notion of a farm labor crisis, claiming that record farm profits suggest no such crisis exists. The senior editor’s all too common error is to grossly oversimplify American agriculture and draw the wrong conclusions as a result.
By December, the average poultry producer is probably going to lose about 5 to 10 cents a pound thanks to the summer's record corn prices, according to Heather Jones of BB&T Capital.
Restaurant sales are projected to grow 2.8 percent in Q3 versus 3.5 percent one year ago.
The latest numbers from the USDA firm up the outlook for this year's corn crop, and the final numbers may not be as bad as some feared.
The world’s second-largest wheat, corn and sugar trader tells CNBC that while agricultural prices will remain high the rest of the year, the world isn't going to experience a renewed food crisis.