- Nigeria: Economy $510 billion, biggest in Africa Updated: Apr-06-14 12:20 pm
- Vilsack: Ag economy remains strong due to exports Updated: Apr-04-14 2:16 pm
- Agricultural equipment sales soar in South Dakota Updated: Mar-20-14 10:46 am
LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's recalculated economy is worth $510 billion, by far the biggest in Africa, officials announced Sunday using long overdue revised data that gives the West African nation continental bragging rights but does little for the 70 percent of its citizens living in poverty.
JOHNSTON, Iowa - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he's confident the agricultural economy will remain strong despite an expected drop in farm income next year as corn prices lag and a pig virus reduces herds.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Good years in agriculture have led to a boom in farm equipment sales in South Dakota.