After eight years, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s tenure is coming to an end. Vilsack is the longest-serving agriculture secretary since Orville Freeman also served eight years in the 1960s.
The Environmental Protection Agency gave a lift to the renewable fuels industry by finalizing biofuel usage mandates for 2017 higher than originally proposed. Read moreRead More »
Speculative investors have built a record position in sugar this year, sparking fears of a swift pullback in its price. Investors such as hedge funds own around 26% of the New York sugar-futures market, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. That is down from a third in[…]Read More »