Ag News: Absent Landlords
The majority of rented farmland is owned by landlords who don’t operate farms, and a subset, known as absent landlords, don’t reside in the local farming area.
Robots to Have Big Impact in AG; ConAgra Foods Become Two Companies
A Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report says robots are expected to transform agriculture. The report expects the agricultural robot market to grow to $16.3 billion by 2020 from $817 million in 2013. Specifically, unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, will take up a large segment of that market...