Robert Engel, CEO of CoBank, the Denver-based cooperative bank, is throwing his hat in the ring to be considered by President-elect Donald Trump for Agriculture secretary.
The American Farm Bureau Federation, the National Farmers Union and six groups representing commodities grown mostly in the northern states have reached consensus on a series of farm bill proposals, but groups representing generally southern crops have not signed off on them. Read moreRead More »
Peanuts have always been a popular American food item, from peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to baseball stadium snacks. But not since 1991 have there been more acres of peanuts planted in the United States as there are now. Read moreRead More »