Thad Simons to take on two-year term
Acquisition will expand company's fish feed business in Latin America, supports global strategy
Cool, wet weather affecting crop progress
USDA figures indicate 14 billion acres can be harvested
Thomas Sleight, president and CEO of the US Grains Council, discusses the changing feed grain market as the US aims to rebound from its drought-induced short corn crop of 2012.
Iowa grain grower Julius Schaaf is president of a new international maize alliance formed by corn producers from the US, Argentina and Brazil to work together on resolving issues of crop technology that can help to ensure global food security.
Country may need to import up to 7 million metric tons of corn
Planting well behind past years, according to reports
This year's risk may not be the same as last year's
House debate on ag bill expected to take place later in June