The aging of America’s farmer is quickly reaching a crisis which threatens to disrupt and destabilize the U.S. food system. Ag companies both big and small are living in the reality that unless something is done to repopulate the U.S. farmer community, they’ll one day be in a locker room of hurt.
Commodities trader Archer Daniels Midland recently announced it has begun operations at a carbon capture and storage project in central Illinois capable of storing more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide a year.
ByJohnathan Hettinger & Robert Holly/Big-AgWatch.org |
While new administration officials have cast doubts about climate change, the world’s largest agribusiness companies — which have billions of dollars invested in the health of the planet — have not. Here is a comprehensive guide to what some of the world’s biggest agricultural companies are doing related to climate change based on a review of news reports, SEC documents, their own websites and reports, and publicly available data.