Agriculture firms are still great stocks to buy for the long term. Investors use use the downturn to snag deals on top stocks in the sector. More
- Poll of the Day
Within agriculture are the markets of crops such as corn, wheat, and potatoes as well as livestock such as cows, sheep, and chickens. Because these are all finite resources, all of these commodities hold significant value. Some of the largest agricultural corporations include Monsanto (NYSE:MON), Mosaic (NYSE:MOS), and CF Industries (NYSE:CF).
Monsanto, the agri-business giant that is oft-criticized for pushing genetically modified organisms as food, acquired The Climate Corporation for about $1.1bb More