Both Agrium and Potash confirmed late Tuesday morning they are in discussions for a merger of equals.
Agrium and Potash Corporation resume trading after confirming preliminary merger talks, CNBC's Dom Chu reports. The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders weigh in.
The drought is easing in parts of California, and this year's almond harvest looks to be a record haul.
Farm incomes are sinking amid low crop prices, and one fix getting more use is a Depression-era surplus food purchasing program.
Anastasia Alieva, head of fresh food at Euromonitor, talks about the economics behind banana production and prices.
Southeast Asia is bracing itself for its annual, uncomfortable tryst with haze from Indonesia.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it would buy 11 million pounds of cheese for $20 million.
Olive oil prices may have softened this year after a stellar 2015, but one analyst isn't expecting a sudden plunge.
Loraine Hudson, market analyst at Mintec Ltd., discusses the movement in olive oil prices and says Spain is the largest producer of olive oil.
Not all commodities will ride the wave of recovery into 2017; palm oil prices are set to buck the trend.
The USDA is to donate surplus to food banks and pantries, CNBC's Eric Chemi reports.
Jack Watts, lead analyst at AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds, discusses the problem of low wheat prices in Germany.
Michel Portier, head of Agritel, talks about problems with wheat prices that are affecting French farmers and food producers.
Deere staged a rally Friday after the agricultural machinery giant beat on fiscal third-quarter results and raised guidance.
Some may see dashed hopes of a recovery anytime soon for Deere, pointing to stock sales by two prominent billionaire investors.
Attorneys looking to represent medical pot firms could be risking violations of professional ethics rules.
Shortages of pumpkins have left some brewers scared they may not have enough of the squash to make ale for Halloween.
Hain Celestial's revenue-recognition timing issues shines a spotlight once again on an issue that has tripped up other companies.
Welcome rain will ease the economic damage to California's agriculture industry from drought this year, according to a report from UC Davis researchers.
So much for the bottom in grain prices some were hoping would materialize.