A Portrait of Tom Vilsack's Tenure
Monday, December 5, 2016 3:51PM CST
U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is closing out his tenure as President Barack Obama's longest-serving cabinet member. His time saw a strong farm economy that backslid in recent years. While Vilsack gained the respect of farm leaders, the secretary also had his share of controversial moves.
By the Numbers
Monday, December 5, 2016 3:46PM CST
Excess federal spending risks overheating inflation the next time around.
Global Fertilizer Outlook - 2
Monday, December 5, 2016 8:45AM CST
World phosphorus prices have fallen to levels not seen since 2009. China is mainly responsible for why the world market has so much supply; the country has doubled its production from 2006 to 2012.
Global Fertilizer Outlook - 1
Friday, December 2, 2016 3:40PM CST
New nitrogen fertilizer production in North America is increasing global supply and pressuring prices; this may take a few years to balance out.