The world’s biggest oilseed processor just confirmed one of the soybean market’s biggest fears: China has essentially stopped buying U.S. supplies amid the brewing trade war.
Tyson Foods Inc., the largest meatpacker in the U.S., is co-leading a $2.2 million seed investment in an Israeli startup that aims to affordably produce meat from animal cells, without the need to raise or harvest livestock.
AMES, Iowa – New technology developed by an interdisciplinary team of scientists at Iowa State University could allow anyone with a smartphone to see crops much the same way trained plant breeders and scientists do.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he wants to reach a deal in coming weeks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, adding a sense of urgency to trilateral negotiations that have run for over eight months.
Europe’s grain farmers may have to focus on quality over quantity to better tackle fierce competition from the likes of Russia.
President Donald Trump says his trade actions may cause "a little pain” in the short term, and a new study shows U.S. agricultural workers could be hurt the most.
More than 90 traders, farmers and other interested parties will head out into the plains of Kansas on Tuesday with the aim of finding out just how tough it’s really been for this season’s hard red winter wheat crop.
It turns out that Canadian farmers aren’t that bullish on oilseeds, according to surprising projections from the government.
The European Union will widen a ban on pesticides linked to harming bees, a move that could threaten output of some crops and put pressure on insecticide makers such as Bayer AG and Syngenta AG.
The U.S. and its NAFTA partners are stepping up efforts to reach a tentative deal in the coming days — with one Mexican minister saying a pact is “reasonably close” while the U.S. prepares for talks with China.
Bayer AG agreed to sell more pieces of its agriculture business to BASF SE for as much as 1.7 billion euros ($2.1 billion) as it seeks to close its $66 billion purchase of Monsanto Co.
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Navigating the trade minefield is no easy task for government officials in any country, noted two women with decades of trade negotiating experience at the recent Chicago Mercantile Foundation Symposium of the Yeutter Institute.
As President Donald Trump says NAFTA talks are “doing very nicely,” negotiations between ministers from the U.S., Mexico and Canada are ramping up in Washington in a redoubled push for a deal.
Building a major port in Brazil is the type of project that would hardly fall into the hands of a Chinese company. At least not until the largest Brazilian builders went down in the aftermath of a corruption investigation.
Russia’s poor start to spring means farmers may struggle to collect a wheat crop that’s near to last year’s record.
American farmers have managed to stay afloat despite years of shrinking crop values, the lowest incomes since the recession and a budding trade war with China. Now, they’re feeling a new squeeze — borrowing money is getting more expensive as…
A new effort to boost federal investment in agricultural research launched in Washington, D.C., bringing together Iowa State University with 15 other public and private universities.
Morocco is poised to have a bountiful wheat harvest in 2018, and that may mean another slow year for the North African country’s top suppliers from Russia to France and Ukraine.
Some South American commodity producers may see their fortunes rise from the trade spat between the U.S. and China. But none are rejoicing, at least not publicly.
NAFTA negotiators are said to have wrapped up another chapter of the deal as the three ministers leading talks meet again in Washington amid a push for a deal in principle within weeks.