Farmers sign multi-million dollar deals to do business with big corporations. It requires a major investment from farmers, who hope the investment will pay off.
LEF Farms is investing $10 million to grow lettuce indoors in New Hampshire. Neighbors support locally grown food but worry lights may affect property values.
While some in California are passing on their farms to family to preserve their legacy, others are getting help finding like-minded strangers.
Nearly one-third of Sidney, NE works at the headquarters of the outdoor retailer Cabela’s. Residents wonder what’s next as Cabela’s merges with a competitor.
Farmers managing the sophisticated businesses that Midwest crop farms have become are spending more time considering business school basics.
Some animal welfare and food safety advocates think divestment is the key to large-scale change in the factory farm industry.
Investment in food and agriculture technology startups reached $4.6 billion in 2015. The leading driver of that growth was investment in drones and robotics.
Italy is now the world's leading producer of wine, but French wine is becoming an investment piece in China.