Almonds Swept California Farms. Then the Water Ran Out.

As another severe drought takes its toll in California, some farmers are backing away from one of their most profitable crops: almonds. For years the nuts have been one of California’s star crops, exported in bulk and used in food products throughout

Sanderson Farms Explores Sale

Poultry giant Sanderson Farms Inc. SAFM 6.96% is exploring a sale, according to people familiar with the matter, as demand for chicken products rises. Sanderson Farms has tapped Centerview Partners for advice on the potential sale and has attracted interest from suitors