Agriculture/Commodities

Product and Technology Gap ‘Fill-ins’ to Continue Driving Agtech M&A        

Despite the pandemic, 2020 was a big year for agtech M&A activity. According to AgFunder’s 2021…

Truck Driver Shortages Continue to Burden Supply Chains

Panic buying leading to shortages of toilet paper and other commodities took hold at the…

FI Fast Break audio news: Sept. 22, 2021

This week, in The Food Institute’s quick-hitting, audio news podcast, we examine the latest in…

Ag Update: Tesla-like Tractors Coming Soon

A number of startups are ready to unleash a new crop of electric tractors designed…

Amid Record Heat and Drought This Year, Midwest Producers Hopeful for 2022

The West Coast may be receiving the bulk of U.S. media coverage on record heat…

How Rural Population Decline Impacts U.S. Agriculture

Rural populations showed further signs of decline in the recent release of the 2020 U.S.…

Why the EPA is Banning a Common Pesticide  

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will stop the use of chlorpyrifos, one of the…

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UPDATE: Historic Drought Taking Toll on Western Farmers

The historic drought in the U.S. West is hitting California’s top agricultural export especially hard.…

Insect Protein Has Investors Intrigued

Environmental activists point to issues like Amazon deforestation to suggest Earth is running out of…

How Fair Trade USA Connects Consumers and Producers

Most consumers have seen the Fair Trade Certified™ seal on a variety of products, but…