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Embracing innovation: AgTech trends

Embracing innovation: AgTech trends

Karol Aure-Flynn, Wells Fargo Sector Analyst, Specialty and Non-Grain Crops sector

Innovation is the hallmark of farming. Small and large farmers and other businesses throughout the agriculture value chain, from first stage processors to final packagers, are among the greatest innovators in history. The old adage, “necessity is the mother of invention”, was born out of the farming culture where crops and food items must be produced at a price that the market can support throughout cycles of commodity boom and bust.

 

Blog: Execution dominates marketing (yet again)

Michael_SwansonMichael Swanson, Ph.D.,Wells Fargo Chief Agricultural Economist

The 2016 financial performance results from the University of Minnesota Center for Farm Financial Management show a persistent, wide gap in farming results. For the approximately 2,300 operators represented in the Minnesota database, the performance gap remains significant.

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Wells Fargo industry update

Industry Analysis

Review a comprehensive monthly update from the Wells Fargo Food and Agribusiness Industry Advisor team covering supply and demand drivers up and down the food value chain — from crop inputs to the grocery aisle.