Bayer Crop Science President Liam Condon plans to leave the company at the end of the year “to pursue career opportunities outside of Bayer,” and Dennis Rodenbaugh has been tapped to lead Dairy Farmers of America as the new president and chief executive officer.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack today will announce some new spending on climate policy and to deal with market disruptions and animal disease prevention. Vilsack is making a speech on climate issues at Colorado State University today.
With COVID-19 disrupting millions of lives and the ability to process protein, thousands of pork producers were forced to pivot to an unprecedented new reality in 2020. But as producers worked their way through all of the volatility, one thing became clear: international exports became even more important to producer profitability.
Global demand for U.S. ethanol has grown substantially over the last decade, but ongoing trade tensions, policy enforcement, and changing markets could set up potential roadblocks for the industry in the years ahead.
The land-grant university administrators charged with educating the next generation of agriculturists could probably earn more in the private sector or leading a trade association, but at least one earns more than $400,000.