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Weekend news update: Hurricane Nate appears to spare US oil in Gulf

While Hurricane Nate made landfall twice in the US, it appears that much of the US crude oil infrastructure and transportation sector has been spared by the storm.

US Agricultural Policy Conventional Energy

Infrastructure plan could be unveiled next week: Rep. Shuster

A legislative outline of the Trump administration's infrastructure plan could be made public next week, House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) told reporters yesterday.
US Agricultural Policy Transportation

Is 'Blockchain' a panacea for frictionless agribusiness trade?

Blockchain technology is set to take the agribusiness sector by storm, according to some enthusiastic advocates. Aiming to enhance traceability and transparency across the world food chain, blockchain could also significantly enhance safety and shelf-life, while tackling fraud and preventing agro-terrorism.

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Set Alert for Infrastructure

Results of key economic reports: Week of October 2, 2017

The key update will be the September Employment report that lands Friday. But there are some other economic updates that could be just as important, including readings on manufacturing and services plus international trade data.

US Agricultural Policy Economy and Finance

US financial market and news review: Another round of records

Financial markets: US equity markets closed with modest gains but still pushed out to new records for the three major stock indices.

US Agricultural Policy Economy and Finance

Macroeconomic Perspectives: Harvey and the US economy

Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Harvey approached the US as a Category 3 storm. But when it made landfall, it "bombed out," gathered strength and hit as a Category 4 storm.
US Agricultural Policy Economy and Finance
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Set Alert for Agribusiness

AGgregator: October 16, 2017

Highlights and links to key media articles related to the business of agriculture.
US Agricultural Policy Agribusiness

Academic study says Bayer-Monsanto tie-up should be blocked

The proposed merger between Bayer and Monsanto should be blocked under EU competition rules, as divesting particular assets would not address the underlying concerns, a new study has found.

European Agricultural Policy US Agricultural Policy

Food companies are getting “too big” and farmers are paying the price, says report

Mergers that create giant food companies allow the new entities to shape policies that fit their needs rather those of food producers or consumers, the European Commission has been warned in a report today.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy
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