Fears, not facts, support GMO-free food

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“It’s good to see the highly respected personal health columnist for the New York Times debunking myths about GMOs.”  R. B. Halaby, Chairman

Poll shows huge gap between opinions of scientists and the public on ag issues

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“One of the biggest challenges that agribusiness faces in meeting the need of feeding and clothing 9 billion by 2050 is the public’s ignorance of the working of the food chain.”  R. B. Halaby

M&A trends in Chinese ag sector

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“This article highlights key drivers and latest M&A trends in the Chinese agriculture sector.”  Lucy Lu, Vice President

 

Tyson Foods’ acquisition of Hillshire Farms

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“The Hillshire transaction reinforces how the competitive auction and bidding process benefits owners of businesses and maximizes the value of the firm.”
Doug Sterkel, President

Organic farming is not sustainable

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“This is a very interesting piece from the Wall Street Journal.”
RB Halaby, Chairman
 

What I learned from six months of GMO research

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This piece was passed on to me by a friend, and I agree with him that it has an interesting viewpoint.”
RB Halaby, Chairman

Farm Credit Canada “sells” Canadian agriculture

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“Farm Credit Canada is underwriting a very creative campaign to ‘sell’ Canadian agriculture, using the motto ‘Agriculture More than Ever.’  I sincerely believe the concept should be used by agribusiness entities globally as we try to combat all the public misconception of what agriculture does.”
RB Halaby, Chairman

How junk food can end obesity

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“A well thought out essay on the obesity epidemic and what the food companies can do about it.”
RB Halaby, Chairman

Mark Lynas speech at Cornell

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“This is an article that needs to be disseminated to the public at large, to fight all the misconceptions there are on modern agriculture.  I admire Mark Lynas’s intellectual courage and integrity.”
RB Halaby, Chairman

Ag logistics growing pains

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This is a comprehensive look at our logistics system (rivers, locks, rail, barge and truck) in the central U.S. and Gulf Coast and how we urgently need to upgrade and enhance it to protect and grow our competitive advantage for corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton exports.” 
John Crabtree, Vice Chairman, AgriCapital Advisors