Agriculture News Results

  • How to eat less meat without driving yourself nuts -- and save up to $750 a year

    These people are eating less meat to help the planet, and so can you. Easing up on animal products might strike fear into some avowed meat lovers' hearts, but environmental, home-cookery and nutrition experts say the undertaking is both worthwhile and achievable. Twenty-three percent of Americans in a poll published last week by Gallup said they had eaten less meat over the past year, with health concerns topping the reasons for cutting back.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Kraft Bonds Tumble After Fitch Downgrade to Junk Rating. Investors are dumping bonds of Kraft Heinz Co. after Fitch Ratings pushed its rating of the company into junk territory following a disappointing earnings report. A downgrade by one of the two other major ratings firms would force index operators to classify Kraft as below investment grade and prohibit many bond funds from holding the debt.

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Corn Futures Lead Grains Lower as Coronavirus Saps Momentum. Corn for March delivery fell 0.5% to $3.77 3/ 4 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade on Friday, with the upward movement that started Wednesday now thoroughly dashed as the coronavirus continues to spread in China. Some 5,090 new coronavirus infections were reported in China Thursday evening, bringing the total of confirmed cases to more than 63,000 since the outbreak began.

  • USDA Weekly By-Product Value Hog Report - Feb 14

    NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Feb 14, 2020 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE The offal value from a typical slaughter hog for the week ended 2/ 14/ 2020 was estimated at 3.64 per cwt live, up 0.01 when compared to last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE- Lbs Price Change Value Prv/Wk Cheek meat, trimmed 0.28 88.00- 0.25 Chitterlings 1.26 42.00- 0.53 Ears, edible export 0.19 150.00- 0.29 Tongues, grn, bnls, sml bx 0.18 64.00- 0.12 Hearts, slashed, domestic 0.28 48.00- 0.13...

  • USDA Chicago Terminal Grain - Feb 14

    GX_GR110 Springfield, IL Fri, Feb 14, 2020 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Chicago Terminal Grain Report To Arrive Truck and Rail Bids for Grain Delivered to Chicago. The following quotations represent Bids from Terminal Elevators, Processors, Mills, and Merchandisers after 1:30 p.m. today. Grain Bids Delivery Change Basis Change SRW Wheat 5.5775-5.8275 30 Days DN 1.5 15 H to 40 H UNCH Soybeans 8.7875-8.9175 Spot DN 2.5 -15 H to -2 H UNCH Soybeans 8.7875-8.9175 15-30 Days DN 2.5 -15...

  • Tyson says pork exports to China soared nearly 600% in first quarter after swine fever outbreak

    Tyson has also announced a restructuring that will lead to 500 job cuts. Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) says it's just starting to see the benefits of the African swine fever outbreak in China, which includes a 600% year-over-year increase in pork orders to China in the fiscal first quarter. The meat producer says it is moving toward a ractopamine-free hog supply, which should open additional markets for its pork products.

  • Bayer Touts Herbicide Research Discovery -- WSJ

    This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal. Bayer AG (BAYZF) said its scientists discovered the building block for a new herbicide, at a time when the company's existing weedkillers face legal and regulatory challenges. The German seed-and-pesticide supplier said it identified a chemical molecule that has proved effective against grasses that have evolved to survive...

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, February 14 2020 Natural Rubber Turnover: 207,083 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-20--- 11,350 11,350 0 0 66 Apr-20--- 11,405 11,405 0 0 39 May-20 11,445 11,490 11,320 11,400 11,465 -65 167,932 165,500 Jun-20--- 11,485 11,485 0 0 43 Jul-20 11,535 11,610 11,535 11,555 11,635 -80 5 19 Aug-20 11,600 11,600 11,590 11,595 11,670 -75 2 22 Sep-20 11,770 11,780 11,625 11,695 11,760 -65 36,636 61,318 Oct-20 11,790 11,795 11,790 11,790 11,900 -110 2 14...

  • Coronavirus reroutes U.S. chicken shipments bound for China

    Ships carrying refrigerated cargo containers of chicken from the United States to China are being diverted to ports in Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a U.S. poultry export trade group.

  • Coronavirus reroutes U.S. chicken shipments bound for China

    Ships carrying refrigerated cargo containers of chicken from the United States to China are being diverted to ports in Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a U.S. poultry export trade group.

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