Wall Street eyes farmland

Wall Street financiers now interested in channeling billions of new dollars into cropland include heavy hitters like UBS, Morgan Stanley and Rabobank.

Bunge to acquire land in Brazil

Bunge Limited, a premier global agribusiness and food company in the US, has recently announced plans to acquire 25,000 acres in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from the local firm Acucar Guarani to grow cane for its sugar and ethanol mills.

Saudia Arabia eyes US for ag investing, contracts

Saudi Arabian investors are looking to expand their agricultural investments in the United States to secure long-term food supply because of water shortages in the desert kingdom, Saudi officials said on Thursday.