More Farmers May Go
More Farmers May Go Off the Grid
14 juin 2018 12h42 HE | CoBank
DENVER, June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As on-farm solar becomes more competitive with retail electricity, solar panels may be a common sight across U.S. farm fields and livestock operations....
Rising Interest Rate
Rising Interest Rates Add To Already Stressed Agricultural, Rural Economy
30 mai 2018 16h30 HE | CoBank
Denver, May 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More financial burden is on the way in agriculture and rural America with interest rates marching steadily higher. Since 2015, the Federal Reserve has been...
Controlled Environme
Controlled Environment Agriculture Experiencing Rapid Growth
15 mai 2018 12h00 HE | CoBank
DENVER, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Technological advancements and consumer demand of fresh, local and year-round supplies of high-quality produce are growing the controlled environment...
Rapid Growth Of Bloc
Rapid Growth Of Blockchain Brings Opportunity, Change to Agriculture
10 mai 2018 16h00 HE | CoBank
DENVER, May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As agribusiness interest increases and use-cases for blockchain technology become more prevalent, agriculture stands to benefit by lower transaction costs,...
Citigroup's Eric Ita
Citigroup's Eric Itambo Appointed As CoBank Chief Banking Officer
08 mai 2018 10h59 HE | CoBank
DENVER, May 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CoBank, a cooperative bank serving agribusinesses, rural infrastructure providers and Farm Credit associations throughout the United States, today announced...
Farmers, Agribusines
Farmers, Agribusiness In Southwest Turn To Cotton Amid Drought, Grain Prices
26 avr. 2018 16h47 HE | CoBank
Denver, April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Department of Agriculture predicted a significant increase in cotton production in the largest cotton producing state in the U.S., Texas....
Ag mega-mergers alte
Ag mega-mergers alter landscape for farm retailers
19 avr. 2018 12h01 HE | CoBank
DENVER, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Three market-influencing mergers are reshaping the crop protection and seed industry, and that transformation has important implications for the farm...
Coalition works to e
Coalition works to expand rural e-connectivity
18 avr. 2018 09h39 HE | CoBank
Washington, April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A coalition of stakeholders committed to the expansion of broadband services in rural America today launched the first in a series of workshops to...
Quarterly Economic O
Quarterly Economic Outlook - Trade War Prospects Weigh Heavy On Rural US
28 mars 2018 14h53 HE | CoBank
DENVER, March 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the challenges, there are abundant opportunities for U.S. agriculture this year amid drought in South America and growing export prospects;...
Automated Milking Sy
Automated Milking Systems Slowing Farm Consolidation
26 mars 2018 14h47 HE | CoBank
DENVER, March 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Various forms of robotic milking are helping sustain small to medium sized dairy farms amid broader industry consolidation and improving labor efficiency...