Farm sales

The pandemic accelerates direct agricultural sales to consumers

During the pandemic, some consumers turned to local farmers and ranchers as a point of purchase, so businesses had to diversify quickly On a cold Sunday afternoon, Colby Townsend feeds 3,000 Rhode Island Red hens that lay 14,700 brown eggs each week at Hayden Fresh Farm, south of the small town of Hayden, in northwest […]

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Canadian Pacific Railway deal with southern Kansas City boosts agricultural sales

By Rod Nickel, Ankit Ajmera (Reuters) – The Canadian Pacific Railway’s $ 25 billion deal to buy Kansas City Southern will create a rail network from Canada to Mexico that farm groups say could ease the flow of their goods to market. FILE PHOTO: A Kansas City Southern (KCS) Railway Company freight train is pictured […]

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Rural real estate market consolidates, dairy farm sales hold steady

Provided According to REINZ, 23% more farms were sold in the year ending February. The rural real estate market is consolidating, with agricultural sales increasing in most areas in the three months ending in February, new data shows. Figures from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand show that there were 129 more farm sales, […]

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Ag Growth International Reports Agriculture Sales Up 9% in 2020 in North America

Resilient fourth quarter results close a year marked by many challenges butsubstantial strategic progress. The company’s investments in building its 5-6-7 diversification strategy contributed to a relatively strong performance given the challenges throughout the year created by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are pleased with the relatively strong performance of AGI in the fourth quarter and […]