Business

In-demand Ag Career Fields

Business / Education

With the world’s demand for food expected to surge by 2050 amid strong population growth, the future looks bright for college graduates with agriculture-related majors. But for those seeking to study food or plant science, water management or even business, ... read more

Food Supply Chain Traceability

Business / Technology

Until about World War II, most Americans –indeed, most people in general – had few questions about the origins, growth, and preparation of their food. They had grown it themselves or bought it from a butcher or grocer they had ... read more

Managing Farm Risk

Business

Albert Einstein’s conundrum that “everything that can be counted doesn’t necessarily count” applies fairly neatly to managing farm risk. Today, there are more tools and strategies for minimizing risk than ever, but there are also more types of agricultural enterprises ... read more

Why Food Traceability Matters (Sponsored)

Business / Technology

There is a growing movement of consumers demanding information on how their food is produced, including affluent American consumers, millennials, and the European market. I recently returned from a trip to Austria where food traceability was a hot industry topic ... read more