Some activist groups and small-farm advocates seem to dislike anything that qualifies as a “big” agribusiness – especially those who sell crop protection chemicals. But they are increasingly being met by leaders who are openly trying to address their concerns.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed two orders today that settle charges against an introducing broker and two commodity trades for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and Commission Regulations, including for attempted manipulation, fraud, and unauthorized trading.
CEO salaries at major nonprofit trade organizations in the agriculture, food and energy space, for the most part, continue to trend upward. But experts say a series of retirements and departures by long-time industry veterans may dip pay scales downward, as newer executives step in.