Land O’Lakes CEO: Big Data Is Helping Farmers Deal With Climate Swings

What role should big data play on the farm? According to Land O’Lakes president and CEO Beth Ford, a vital one. The use of big data and technology in agriculture has long been growing in the U.S. But the necessity of using farm data to help mitigate inherent industry risks has never been more paramount. […]

Your Avocado Toast Is Getting More Expensive. Blame the Healthy Fats Trend

It’s not your imagination. Food you love with healthy fats are getting more expensive. The Wall Street Journal reports the average price for avocados, butter, olive oil, and salmon have all increased as much as 60% since 2013. Meanwhile, the price of staples such as corn, soybeans, and wheat has remained more or less the […]