National Australia Bank expects cattle prices to fall further in 2017 due to softening demand abroad but is optimistic that weaker Australian dollar will help exports.
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A fundamental transformation of existing food systems will be necessary before 2030 to ensure the world’s ability to meet human needs within environmental constraints, according to a recent analysis from the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders pressed President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the US Energy Department on his record on climate change.
Lisa Goddard, director of Columbia University’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society, talks to Agri Investor about the impact of El Niño and La Niña on agriculture and the wider dialogue surrounding climate change.
US crop insurance subsidies cause inefficient farming and expensive pollution to waterways, a Union of Concerned Scientists paper argues.
The United Nations Development Programme project will improve water infrastructure and agricultural practices.
Though using biomass-based products can be environmentally friendly, investors must monitor supply-chain risk to have a true impact.
The Chinese government is seeking private investment in irrigation projects for the country’s agriculture sector in order to shore up food security.
Farmers and agribusinesses continue to face drought-related losses in 2016, despite increased rainfall, according to a report from rural co-operative bank, CoBank.
The USDA is investing $8.8m in advanced biofuel production from non-food plant sources, as it supports the industry in a challenging economic environment.