According to the American Association of Port Authorities, “The United States is served by some 360 commercial ports that provide approximately 3,200 cargo and passenger handling facilities.” Food and farm products, including wheat and wheat flour, corn, soybeans, rice, cotton, and coffee are listed among the leading commodities shipped for domestic and foreign trade through U.S.
Farmers are all too familiar with the rampant uncertainty that riddles the markets and crops every season, so they should consider putting together a hedging strategy, writes Howard Marella.
Drew Fox asks, is farmland investment the best way to access the opportunity in agriculture, or is there a better solution?
On a quest to understand the forces at play in the agricultural economy, and to assess the role that agtech could play in this economy, Rogers has written a two-part in-depth analysis for AgFunderNews
On a quest to understand the forces at play in the agricultural economy, and to assess the role that agtech could play in this economy, Barclay Rogers, CEO of Good Earth Irrigation, has written a two-part in-depth analysis for AgFunderNews.
This year will be the worst year of the commodity price downturn for US row crop farmers as many enter their third year of negative net incomes, according to Rabobank Food & Agriculture.
It's been quite a year for aWhere, which closed its $7 million Series A round of funding in September 2014 on AgFunder, as the company sets its sights on the financial markets.
Farmland Partners, the listed farmland real estate investment trust, has launched a loan program for farmers to help bridge operating costs amid commodity price slump.