Some fear the agriculture industry is walking headlong into a figurative hall of mirrors. Amid consolidation and consumer food awareness, perceptions of conspiracy and collusion can lead to class-action antitrust lawsuits against food companies and cooperatives with ties to producers of broilers, milk and more.
Bruce Rastetter, an Iowa agribusiness leader and part of President-elect Donald Trump’s ag advisory team, issued a news release calling on Trump’s administration to block the three major seed-and-chemical mergers now awaiting regulatory approval. Read moreRead More »
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spoke to corn and soybean farmers gathered at the Commodity Classic in Anaheim, California, as the ethanol debate becomes increasingly contentious around the country. Read moreRead More »