AG POLICY NEWS
Candy Makers Sour Over Sugar
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Tue May 14, 2013 05:25 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Candy companies have been thriving and adding jobs even while they have lobbied Congress that sugar prices have caused them economic difficulties, according to a study by a University of Maryland finance professor. The American Sugar Alliance released the findings of the report Monday on the eve of Senate and House Agriculture Committee consideration of reauthorization of the sugar program.

Alexander Triantis, a University of Maryland professor who is the former chair of the university's finance department, said his examination of the financial performance of 10 large U.S. publicly held companies that produce "highly sweetened products" found ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
Feds to Examine Biotech Rules
Feds to Examine Biotech Rules
U.S., Cuba Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties
Washington Insider-Thursday
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider-Wednesday
Anti-TPP Group Sues Japan Government
StatsCan Acreage Summary
Washington Insider-- Tuesday
States Sue Over WOTUS