American ag exporters have been finding it increasingly difficult to get their commodities into containers and onto ships as Chinese companies and international shippers monopolize ocean transportation, but lawmakers are hoping to alleviate the situation with new legislation.
Longtime Washington farm hand Mike Seyfert has been tapped as the next president and CEO of the National Grain and Feed Association. The agribusiness lobbyist and former congressional staffer will officially assume his new duties March 1.
President-elect Joe Biden has announced his nominees for and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts and has tapped former Secretary of State John Kerry to be the special presidential envoy for climate.
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2017 - DuPont is selling part of its crop protection business to FMC Corp. and acquiring that company’s health and nutrition business to satisfy conditions imposed by the European Commission when it approved DuPont’s merger with Dow Chemical on Monday.