One of the most influential policies on agriculture is the farm bill. The current farm bill will likely be renewed in 2018. Because the Republican party has a slight majority in both houses, the development, approval and implementation of the next farm bill is “likely to be a smoother process than the two-year process of the previous farm bill,” according to a recent Rabobank report.
According to a report Monday by Reuters, Belgian company Greenyard NV is exploring an acquisition of Dole, a California-based fruit and vegetable producer that could be valued at more than $2.5 billion, including debt. Greenyard NV is a global market leader in fresh and prepared fruit and vegetables. Read moreRead More »
President Donald Trump’s administration is rolling out a plan to reorganize the federal government. Much of the overhaul will need approval from Congress. Here’s a look at some of the potential changes. Read moreRead More »