Hundreds of business leaders, including some in the ag industry, are calling on Congress not to delay confirming the results of November’s presidential election. Congress is set to meet today to count the electoral votes.
The top trade official in the United States says he is aware of reports about the impact of the coronavirus on China's ability to fulfill commitments made during recent trade negotiations but has yet to formally hear from his counterparts there.
The president of ADM's grain business steps down, Kraft Heinz brings on a past Anheuser-Busch-Busch executive to fill their CEO position, and the J.R. Simplot Company appoints a new vice president of business development.
A possible merger between grain giants Archer Daniels Midland and Bunge would allow the companies to lower their costs by consolidating operations, but also would reduce competition in the ag marketplace, potentially hurting farmers already suffering from low commodity prices.