Valley Agronomics plans to start filling a new plant near Pocatello, Idaho, with dry fertilizer this month.
The venture fund’s first investment is a 5 percent ownership stake in Beyond Meat, a California-based company that makes “plant-based protein.”
On Thursday, Kroger lowered its 2016 per-share profit expectations.
USDA is forecasting the lowest farm income in seven years but points out the farm economy remains healthy despite challenging markets.
A Maine aquaculture farmer is operating a small eel farming operation that raises the elvers so they can be sold live and fully grown to local restaurants.
Voters in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada voted Nov. 8 to approve the use of recreational marijuana, joining Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska, where it had previously been legalized.
In an example of producers seeking potential markets among institutional food buyers, a Salem, Ore., company vies to supply hummus and veggie dip to the Houston School District.
The grain industry is preparing for continued attacks on crop insurance, leaders say.
Asking prices for next week are unchanged on all sizes.
Bids for U.S. 1 Soft White Wheat delivered to Portland in unit trains or barges during November for ordinary protein trended 3 to 3.50 cents per bushel higher compared to Nov. 18 prices.
Idaho and Colorado dairy farms have added cow numbers and the new production continues to find homes at dairy processing facilities nearby.