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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.
Scientists say the line will almost certainly continue shifting in coming decades, expanding the arid climate of the western plains into what we think of as the Midwest.
"This is clearly a political decision by the Chinese and we reject their premise."
Mexico’s leading presidential candidate, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, pledges “absolute support” for the North American Free Trade Agreement, his pick for finance minister said, as negotiators edge closer to a deal to renew it.
A German luxury carmaker and a French biotech company have joined forces to solve the two big problems that have been holding back biofuels.
China will impose temporary anti-dumping deposits on U.S. sorghum imports from Wednesday, adding to trade tensions between the world’s biggest economies. Soybean meal futures climbed on concerns the oilseed could be targeted next.
Farmers across the Corn Belt didn’t get much time in the field last week, even before a weekend snowstorm dumped at least 6 inches and up to 2 feet of snow across much of Nebraska, South Dakota, northwest Iowa, southern…
When this seemingly never-ending winter finally gives way to warmer weather, here’s one more thing to look forward to: Beef is likely to be cheaper for summer grilling.