Increased Demand for
Increased Demand for Dark Chicken Meat Creating New Opportunities
October 30, 2019 11:33 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Oct. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evolving U.S. demographics are shifting consumer preferences from white meat chicken to dark meat, presenting the chicken industry with an opportunity to...
Hemp: Big Risks, Big
Hemp: Big Risks, Big Rewards for Agriculture
October 22, 2019 15:01 ET | CoBank
Denver, Oct. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Since the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, the agriculture industry has been inundated with interest in and information about...
CoBank Quarterly Eco
CoBank Quarterly Economic Outlook – Agriculture Still Seeking Relief
March 29, 2019 16:11 ET | CoBank
DENVER, March 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. agriculture will face challenges in 2019 as slowing domestic and global economic growth rates, trade talks continue and weather casts uncertainty in...
Ag Retailers Look to
Ag Retailers Look to Retool Strategy for Success in the Era of E-Commerce
February 20, 2019 12:30 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Online agricultural retail startups are compressing margins for traditional ag retailers through increased competition and price transparency. While...
Opportunities Outwei
Opportunities Outweigh Challenges: Crop Gene Editing and the Food System
February 13, 2019 13:15 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Investments in gene editing tools for agricultural crops have heated up in recent years and will only intensify in 2019. The technology is increasingly...
Fiber Valuations to
Fiber Valuations to Remain Elevated for the Foreseeable Future
February 06, 2019 13:20 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidation in the fiber industry, coupled with the numerous underlying demand drivers for fiber networks, have increased market valuations significantly...
CoBank Releases 2019
CoBank Releases 2019 Year Ahead Report – Forces That Will Shape the U.S. Rural Economy
January 23, 2019 12:30 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Jan. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. economy is still performing well by most key measures. However, consumers, investors, companies and other market participants have become more wary...
Evolving Consumer De
Evolving Consumer Demands Are Reshaping Dairy Supply Chains
January 11, 2019 10:50 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Jan. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer demand for more transparency and a sense of connection to where their food is grown or produced continues to have a significant impact on food...
Orange Imports Incre
Orange Imports Increase as Domestic Juice Supply Remains Squeezed
November 13, 2018 15:04 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Domestic orange production has been declining steadily over the last two decades, with citrus greening disease being the leading cause of decreased acres...
CORRECTION: Structural Shifts in the Dairy Industry Lead to a New Era of Price Cycles
October 31, 2018 15:44 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dairy farms with more than 1,000 cows now comprise nearly 50 percent of the dairy industry, up from only 29 percent the decade prior, showing consolidation...