Strong performance in equity markets and strong improvement in restaurant industry suggest economy will continue slow and steady recovery in 2014.
Northern Beef Packers, the failed South Dakota slaughter facility, sold at bankruptcy court auction for $44.35 million after receiving only two bids.
Sustainable intensification in ag can feed a rapidly growing population while improving industry's overall environmental impact.
Ruling that the acquisition was 'not in the national interest,' Australia's federal treasurer ruled Thursday that ADM could not acquire GrainCorp.
Stronger prices and lower feed costs have producers keeping more cows and producing more milk per cow compared with last year.
To date, Archer Daniels Midland has pledged $250M in infrastructure spending to woo critics.
Retail prices for beef, pork and chicken set new record highs in October
Although U.S. farm population is advancing in age, workers, in general, are getting older.
USDA adds grass-fed beef report to its market news portfolio; sequestration-mandated budget cuts again scuttle midyear cattle inventory report.
Consumers increasingly view grocery shopping as an enjoyable experience and use mobile phones and social media as part of process.