The Rural Revolution
The Rural Revolution in Hyperscale Data Centers Driven by Generative AI
May 01, 2024 16:24 ET | CoBank
Denver, May 01, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The proliferation of generative artificial intelligence applications is fueling unprecedented growth in the data center market. Rapid development, deployment...
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CoBank Quarterly: Sticky Inflation Puts Federal Reserve on the Horns of a Dilemma
April 11, 2024 11:59 ET | CoBank
DENVER, April 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Strong labor and consumer spending metrics have led most market participants to dismiss earlier recession concerns, but there are still some worrying signs...
Nuanced Market Dynam
Nuanced Market Dynamics Will Complicate Pace of Rural Broadband Consolidation
March 06, 2024 12:10 ET | CoBank
DENVER, March 06, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The rural broadband industry has been a major focus for investors, private equity sponsors and government across federal and state levels in recent years....
Rising Cocoa Prices
Rising Cocoa Prices are Souring the Outlook for Chocolate Candy Makers
February 01, 2024 11:47 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Feb. 01, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. consumers are paying more for chocolate products as confection manufacturers raise prices in response to the soaring cost of cocoa. Cocoa prices are...
Grain Storage Outloo
Grain Storage Outlook Improves for U.S. Elevators, but Bushels Remain Elusive
November 14, 2023 12:25 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Nov. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The profit outlook for U.S. grain elevators storing corn and soybeans has improved significantly for the 2023-24 marketing year with buy basis falling and...
Shifting Consumer De
Shifting Consumer Demand for Dairy Foods Fuels Butterfat Boom
November 06, 2023 12:26 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Nov. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The long-term demand trends for dairy products indicate butter, cheese and other full-fat dairy foods will continue to grow in sales and volume for the...
Open Access Fiber Ne
Open Access Fiber Networks Poised to Shake Up U.S. Broadband Market
October 26, 2023 17:02 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National wireless operators and institutional investors are embracing a new broadband business model that could disrupt the market with increased...
Inflation Reduction
Inflation Reduction Act Poised to Accelerate Carbon Capture for High-Emitting Industries
October 19, 2023 12:16 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Oct. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal policy mechanisms designed to hasten the transition from fossil fuels to clean and renewable energy sources have largely failed to move the needle...
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CoBank Quarterly: High Interest Rates, Strong U.S. Dollar Taking an Oversized Toll on Agricultural and Rural Economies
October 11, 2023 11:24 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Oct. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The combination of high interest rates and a strong U.S. dollar is beginning to take a disproportionate toll on rural industries like agriculture, forest...
Russian Wheat Export
Russian Wheat Exports Remain Biggest Risk to U.S. Wheat Elevators
September 19, 2023 13:07 ET | CoBank
DENVER, Sept. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A modest rebound in U.S. wheat production and supplies is improving the outlook for profitability among grain elevators that store wheat. Futures market...