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  • Rarely have lawmakers met a problem they didn't love. But they are finding out that the solutions to addressing issues in the cattle market are not easy, and are many and varied.

  • While not currently a viable alternative, Wells Fargo said that indoor farming could be a reliable food source and can be tailored to demographics and tastes, but typically produces more greenhouse-gas emissions than field-grown crops.

  • The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will update its global food price index this week after the month-ago increase sent global food prices according to their Food Price Index to the highest level since 2011.

  • As more details began to come out about the action, it appears a little more nuanced that just an outright trade deal. Recall that the two sides had already agreed to in March a four-month suspension of the tariffs totaling some $11 billion in total on...

  • The ransomware attack that hit global meatpacker JBS affected its Australianand U.S. IT systems, and Politico is reporting that the company has told the White House they think it was a "criminal organization likely based in Russia."

  • Current duties have pushed up lumber prices at a time when residential construction has been on the rise. That is in no small part as lumber prices have risen dramatically. There has been a roughly 300% increase in lumber prices the past year. Yet, the U.S...

  • President Joe Biden's plan proposing tax increases on the wealthy also contains potential tax changes many in U.S. agriculture are very concerned about.

  • Treasury reports to Congress twice yearly in an effort to hold the U.S. trading partners accountable if they try to gain an unfair advantage in international commerce through currency manipulation.

  • Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough has ruled Democrats could enact another reconciliation package by revising the budget blueprint the Democratic Congress adopted earlier this year. The ruling will allow Democrats to advance President Joe Biden's...

  • There are crucial questions as governments try to figure out how much it's safe to spend on pandemic recovery – and for investors wondering if this year's surge in sovereign-bond yields is a blip or the start of an important new trend.

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