top of page
Women in Agribusiness Logo


Do you have a story you'd like to contribute to WIA Today? Or a suggestion for a story, or comments about an article? Please reach out to Michelle Marshall at and share your thoughts. We'd love to hear from you.

News We've Heard...

Here are some recent stories in the news that caught our attention:

7-12-24 -- USDA invests $7.4M in Colorado meat and poultry processing

7-11-24 -- Fischer secures $16M more for ag research center at Nebraska Innovation Campus

7-8-24 -- Global affairs Canada to empower female farmers


7-4-24 -- UN warns of “global crisis” as nearly 2 billion people in urban areas face food insecurity

7-3-24 -- Scientists discover new plants that could lead to ‘climate-proof’ chocolate

7-3-24 -- 3 tracts of Iowa farmland bring nearly $4 million at auction

7-2-24 -- Thornton native wins Mrs. Agriculture USA 2024

7-1-24 -- New California rail regulation may disrupt Midwest agriculture

6-28-24 -- GROWMARK becomes new owner of grain facility on Calumet River in Chicago


6-27-24 -- The future is farmers

6-27-24 -- Latest agricultural trade data for key commodities

6-26-24 -- Year of the woman farmer recognized

6-25-24 -- Who wants to eat cockatoos? Exploring alt-protein's future beyond the analogs.

6-19-24 -- Climate zones: How will your city feel in the future?

6-19-24 -- How eighth-generation Ohio farmer Zoe Kent built a vast social media following with her funny farm-life videos

6-19-24 -- Bayer announces plan for ten blockbuster products in agriculture

6-19-24 -- United Soybean Board announces management team

6-18-24 -- US logistics inflation remains high despite 11% drop in costs

6-17-24 -- USDA supports farmworkers with $50 million investment

6-17-24 -- 10 Agri Tech Startups Positioned To Change The World

6-16-24 -- Scientists develop a healthier and more sustainable chocolate recipe

6-14-24 -- Farm bill framework unveiled with key NGFA priorities

6-14-24 -- Baltimore shipping channel reopens 11 weeks after Key Bridge collapse

6-14-24 -- This dairy farmer kicked the ‘farmwife’ label

6-13-24 -- No end in sight for shipping volatility

6-13-24 -- Adverse weather conditions impacting global grain production

6-10-24 -- From bytes to bushels: How gen AI can shape the future of agriculture

6-6-24 -- Better Farming through nanotechnology

6-5-24 -- Syngenta Group opens access to genome-editing technologies

6-3-24 -- Farmland prices may have reached a plateau

6-3-24 -- Deere & Co. layoffs, Cargill workers strike in Canada

5-31-24 -- This tiny fern has the largest genome of any organism on Earth

5-31-24 -- Agriculture colleges receive 74% female enrollments

5-30-24 -- USDA reports steady US ag exports in 2024

5-29-24 -- World’s largest database of weeds could unearth the future of farming

5-30-24 -- Whitcraft to deliver WIA Summit keynote speech

5-29-24 -- No, China is not buying up all US farmland

5-29-24 -- Regenerative ag certification making inroads in US

5-29-24 -- 2024 Women in Produce: Christine Moseley

5-28-24 -- Women in agriculture [Facts about women in ag in Canada]

5-28-24 -- Farmland Partners names new CFO in cost-cutting move

5-28-24 -- US, European nations consider vaccinating workers exposed to bird flu

5-27-24 -- We need farming, but what kind of farming do we need?

5-27-24 -- From the editor: Millers monitoring Ozempic craze

5-27-24 -- 6 approaches to translating sustainability into strategy

5-27-24 -- Empowering women in agriculture: A gendered approach to climate change and food security

5-23-24 -- Syngenta Group and The Nature Conservancy extend collaboration

5-23-24 -- $83 million invested in 12 states for fertilizer expansion, including North Dakota

5-21-24 -- KSU breaks ground on Global Center for Grain and Food Innovation


5-21-24 -- Brazil braces for major livestock losses following record floods


5-21-24 -- 5 takeaways from the House farm bill draft


5-21-24 -- ADM named as one of Newsweek’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2024

5-21-24 -- ADM’s global regenerative agriculture program named to Fast Company’s 2024 List of World Changing Ideas

5-21-24 -- U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund $300 million in grants to boost exports

5-20-24 -- Farm bill text released in U.S. House, setting up fight with Senate

5-17-24 -- This CEO is using AI to develop new plant-based foods

5-16-24 -- USB’s Soy Innovation Challenge winner allows cattle to digest more protein

5-16-24 -- Indiana judge rules tacos and burritos are, in fact, sandwiches


5-15-24 -- Clothing dyed with waste almond shells

5-15-24 -- The first Mexican taco stand to get a Michelin star is a tiny business where the heat makes the meat

5-15-24 -- Bird flu may be driven by this overlooked factor

5-15-24 -- US certified organic market sales surge during 2023

5-14-24 -- Global soybean production poised for record growth

5-14-24 -- Age of U.S. farmers: not a problem

5-14-24 -- Why states are suddenly making it a crime to sell lab-grown meat

5-13-24 -- Global oilseed production to hit record high in 2024/25

5-13-24 -- Six big things about the House Farm Bill Proposal

5-10-24 -- ADM exceeds 2 million regenerative agriculture acre goal for 2023, ups 2025 goal

5-10-24 -- USDA predicts 14 billion pounds of soybean oil will go to biofuel production for 2024-'25

5-10-24 -- Alabama becomes second state to ban lab-grown meat

5-9-24 -- US agencies unveil plan for biotechnology regulatory framework

5-9-24 -- Iowa land sells for nearly $30,000 per acre

5-9-24 -- Meet the farmers turned venture capitalists

5-9-24 -- Will mosquitoes be the next big buzz in chicken feed?

5-9-24 -- Collaboration raises camelina profile in Argentina

5-8-24 -- Farmer sentiment plummets to lowest since June 2022

5-8-24 -- Women’s Meat Industry Network names first executive director


5-8-24 -- Scoular recognized as a US best managed company

5-7-24 -- To combat cow flu outbreak, scientists plan to infect cattle with influenza in high-security labs


5-7-24 -- US-Mexico trade tops $200B in first quarter of 2024

5-6-24 -- Unleashing sustainable value in food and agriculture


5-3-24 -- 2026 to be International Year of the Woman Farmer

5-3-24 -- U.S. investing $250 million in Ukrainian agriculture

5-1-24 -- Number of female farmers holds steady in latest data after big bump in 2017

4-30-24 -- Biotalys appoints Laura J. Meyer to Board of Directors

4-30-24 -- Sandra Hulm appointed to lead Scoular’s new Renewables & Oilseeds Division

4-29-24 -- Traces of bird flu detected in 1 in 5 grocery store milk samples: FDA study

4-29-24 -- CHS and ag co-op Growmark decide not to merge

4-28-24 -- The potential power of gene-based breeding

4-25-24 -- Top 10 Illinois farmland sales in 2023

4-25-24 -- Colombia becomes first country to restrict U.S. beef due to bird flu in dairy cows

4-24-24 -- BeSure this growing season! -- An interview with BASF and Bayer Crop Science on crop protection

4-24-24 -- Canada raises concerns over Bunge’s acquisition of Viterra

4-24-24 -- U.S. dairy export imperative: “We need to be present. We need to be there.”

4-22-24 -- Braga COO named Ag Woman of the Year

4-22-24 -- An ancient farming technique is finding new life burying carbon and improving soil

4-21-24 -- The last word: How to empower more women in the agrifood sector?

4-20-24 -- Meeting Dr. Temple Grandin

4-19-24 -- AGCO leader wins 2024 women MAKE award

4-18-24 -- Borderlands Mexico: US-Mexico trade rises to $67B in February

4-18-24 -- Two veterinarians, hundreds of miles apart, solved a cow sickness whodunit

4-18-24 -- CHS to acquire eight grain assets from Cargill

4-18-24 -- USDA announces new senior staff appointments

4-17-24 -- In a first, California cracks down on farms guzzling groundwater

4-17-24 -- U.S. agriculture emissions lowest since 2012

4-17-24 -- Women in ag step outside comfort zones

4-17-24 -- Stunning drop in US per capita flour use in 2023

4-16-24 -- The female vision in the pork and poultry industry

4-14-24 -- The grape-based leather alternative bringing fashion & wine even closer together

4-12-24 -- Wisconsin farmers highlight network for women in the dairy industry

4-11-24 -- Over 1,300 layoffs hit logistics companies across US

4-11-24 -- Bird flu pushes U.S. dairy farmers to ban visitors, chop trees

4-10-24 -- Deep space food challenge winner: Growing ideas on Earth to feed astronauts on the moon

4-10-24 -- Christie talks importance of including women in agricultural research

4-10-24 -- Iowa signs law on foreign ownership of farmland


4-10-24 -- Brazil poised for major agricultural expansion

4-10-24 -- Agricultural sector continues to grow in female representation

4-10-24 - Women in AgTech: The story of Kimberly Kovacs

4-9-24 -- New farm bill remains unlikely as Congress returns

4-9-24 -- Reopening dates set for Port of Baltimore

4-7-24 -- Promising breakthrough uses 'stuff of outer space' to protect crops from mold

bottom of page