Farm Supply Co-ops Can Lead the Way for On-Farm Private Broadband
May 24, 2022 14:49 ET | CoBank
DENVER, May 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As American agriculture grapples with scarce labor and increasing costs, one solution could lie in precision agriculture applications that can maximize...
Rising Retail Prices Will Increasingly Test Consumers’ Appetite for Meat
April 27, 2022 14:10 ET | CoBank
DENVER, April 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. consumer demand for retail meat remains exceptionally strong despite higher prices stemming from increased production costs and supply chain...
CoBank Quarterly: War in Europe’s Breadbasket Upends Grain and Energy Markets, but Won’t Unwind Globalization
April 21, 2022 17:12 ET | CoBank
DENVER, April 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ukraine-Russia war has reignited speculation that globalization is coming to an end and markets should prepare to turn inward in order to deal with...
War in Black Sea Region Likely to Shock Grain Markets for Several Years
March 31, 2022 14:58 ET | CoBank
DENVER, March 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global grain markets have been managing through a period of extreme price volatility following Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine, a situation that has...
Avian Flu Puts Easter Egg Supplies at Risk
March 30, 2022 15:11 ET | CoBank
DENVER, March 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Recent outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) within the U.S. layer flock are adding strain to beleaguered egg supply chains, which have not...
Rural Communications Companies Well-Positioned for Broadband Market Investments
March 24, 2022 12:47 ET | CoBank
DENVER, March 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Independently-owned communications companies are positioned to benefit from infrastructure funds and private equity sponsors’ increasing interest in...
Garage of the Future: Supporting America’s New Re-Fueling Station
March 10, 2022 13:54 ET | CoBank
DENVER, March 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The shift toward electric transportation will require more than just dealership sales. Electric cooperatives, homebuilders and other community stakeholders...
Global Demand for High-Protein Whey Soars, but is Growth Sustainable?
February 28, 2022 12:20 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally altered the global market for high-protein whey products, which have now entered the mainstream as a super food for...
Self-Driving Vehicles Could Easily Overwhelm the Current Data Center Market
February 17, 2022 14:48 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Auto manufacturers are making unprecedented investments in electric vehicles (EVs) in response to consumer demand and climate trends. Those investments are...
Food Manufacturers’ Surprise Profitability Set to Continue
February 10, 2022 16:35 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 pandemic continues to defy conventional wisdom and economic norms surrounding the U.S. food industry. Prior to the pandemic, most food industry...