Where Big Agricultural Mergers Stand

The number of mergers and acquisitions in the agricultural industry may not hurt farmers’ profit margins, according to Eric Berger of AGWeb.

In the article, Berger writes, “Yet the mergers could stifle innovation if the new corporations spend less on research and development, says Gary Schnitkey, an agricultural economist at the University of Illinois”.

In the article, Berger discusses:

  • Tech trends
  • Supply chain shifts
  • A big year for the big six

Berger continues, “It’s possible new agribusinesses or start-ups could create an online interface for farmers to trade with end users, cutting out the middleman”. Will the current mergers and acquisitions have an impact on your agricultural business?

To read more, see the full article from Eric Berger in AGWeb.