We are pleased to announce the release of the 2014 edition of U.S. Agriculture Outlook. This year’s issue features more than a dozen articles covering a wide range of topics, including: current policies, beef cattle, ag exports, innovations in technology and farm ... read more
Registering more orchards and packing houses with Chinese authorities is vital in opening China to Australia’s $0.5 billion citrus industry, according to Citrus Australia CEO Judith Damiani. Citrus is a staple food in China, which has imposed strict quarantine rules ... read more
Mitas’ new plant in Otrokovice, Czech Republic, has started producing tires at full capacity. Mitas managed to build an entire new plant in less than a year. The total investment was about CZK 1 billion (about EUR 39.8 million), which ... read more
It’s an Australian first: an automated, computer-controlled citrus packing shed that can grade and pack as many as 3 million boxes of fruit a year. The Sunwest Packing Shed, at Red Cliffs in Victoria’s Sunraysia officially opened in July, creating ... read more
VIDEO: The Center for Food and Agricultural Business at Purdue University provides professional development for agribusiness managers.
Getting the lamb industry to look further ahead than next week’s sale yards is an ambition for Sheepmeat Council of Australia Chief Ron Cullen. “The industry is driven by a focus on tomorrow’s dollars,” he says. “We need to develop ... read more
It’s long hours, hard work, ongoing expenses, and the exact opposite of instant gratification. No doubt, farming demands great investment and nurturing patience for the anticipated reward. When all goes as planned, the end justifies the means, but throughout the ... read more
It’s hard to see how any U.S. Department of Agriculture program is unrelated to the goal of helping farmers stay competitive in agricultural markets – it’s one of the department’s core missions, as old as the USDA itself. Today, the ... read more