Agriculture

Why are farmers in the nation’s heartland having more appetite for peas? Jane Wells reports from Montana on the growing plant-based protein market.

After the U.S. and China announced the “phase-one” trade agreement, a critical point remains in question: agricultural purchases.

Our Dominic Chu reports on why investors are concerned with agricultural equipment company Deere’s weak forecast.

Kayla Tausche reports on how the U.S. trade war with China is actually helping feed the hungry.

Many thought government help for the trade war would go to the heartland but that’s not necessarily where the checks are being sent. Kayla Tausche has more for us.

America’s largest milk producer, Dean Foods, files for bankruptcy as the dairy industry undergoes massive changes. Our Bill Griffeth explains.

Joining us on the show is Rick Barrett, reporter from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, who has done extensive coverage on the decline of the dairy industry in the state of Wisconsin.

Dean Foods on Tuesday announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Frank Holland reports why a new harvest in Kentucky is getting Wall Street’s attention.

Major industrial companies will be reporting earnings this week which is seen as the barometer of the U.S. economy. Seema Mody has more us.

U.S. and China’s “substantial” deal is already looking hazy, especially regarding China’s promise to hike its purchase of agricultural products, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Seema Mody reports on how Caterpillar is greatly impacted by the U.S. – China trade war.

Frank Holland is in the nation’s heartland at East Moline, Illinois and reports how farmers have been hit hard with both severe weather and continue trade wars which is now impacting the demand of agriculture equipment.

Willem Marx reports from Italy where the latest U.S. tariff threats on the European Union might impact Italian food products consumed my many American such as Italian cheeses.

Willem Marx reports from Brussels with Europe’s response from the latest tariffs the U.S. imposed on the European Union.