Catch up on the latest in farm business news with our Power Hour Weekly Round-Up for the week of May 24-30, 2015.
Venture Capital Firm Shares Its Agriculture Aims
By focusing on technological innovation at the intersection of food, health and nutrition, Flagship Ventures aims to accelerate the pace at which new products and services become available to the world’s farmers and other stakeholders. That focus explains its recent decision to partner with Bayer CropScience along with companies such as AstraZeneca and Nestle Health Science.
China New-Crop Soybean Orders 'Really Poor'
Chinese demand for soybeans in 2016 concerns Ted Seifried, Zaner Ag Hedge. He explains why in this interview with Tyne Morgan of "AgDay".
Fast-Track Trade Bill Edges Forward in Senate
The U.S. Senate defeated a proposal on currency manipulation opposed by President Barack Obama on the way to a final vote on the president’s fast-track trade bill.