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  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Beyond Meat's Margins May Get Beaten in Price War-- Market Talk. 12:00 ET- Beyond Meat isn't only competing with pure-play alternative meat companies domestically and abroad, it's also up against larger packaged-foods companies in the traditional animal-meat space. Given the competition, Beyond Meat is likely to assert lower prices in a bid to reach price parity, especially with traditional meat players, CFRA Research says.

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Wheat Futures Stretch Gains as Russian Prices Rise. Wheat for December delivery on the Chicago Board of Trade on Friday rose 3.4% to $5.75 a bushel, the highest close since March, after an uptick in wheat prices out of the Black Sea area. Soybeans for November delivery rose 1.5% to$ 10.43 1/ 2 a bushel.

  • USDA Weekly By-Product Value Hog Report - Sep 18

    NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Sep 18, 2020 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE The offal value from a typical slaughter hog for the week ended 9/ 18/ 2020 was estimated at 4.04 per cwt live, down -0.01 when compared to last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE- Lbs Price Change Value Prv/Wk Cheek meat, trimmed 0.28 101.75- 0.28 Chitterlings 1.26 42.00- 0.53 Ears, edible export 0.19 150.00- 0.29 Tongues, grn, bnls, sml bx 0.18 95.00- 0.17 Hearts, slashed, domestic 0.28 82.00- 0.23...

  • U.S. details up to $14 billion in new aid for farmers

    The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday released details of a second round of COVID-19 aid for farmers, which will pay up to $14 billion to growers of major crops such as corn, soybeans and wheat, as well as livestock, dairy and tobacco. President Donald Trump announced the assistance on Thursday night at a campaign rally in Wisconsin, a crucial battleground state.

  • Burps to burgers: food companies wrangle climate-warming cattle emissions

    Looking to improve milk production, California farmer John Verwey turned to a Swiss-made feed additive designed to make a cow more efficient while reducing methane emissions from cattle burps. The more a cow belches, the more it spends energy that could be used instead for milk production, Verwey reasoned.

  • FOCUS-Burps to burgers: food companies wrangle climate-warming cattle emissions

    Looking to improve milk production, California farmer John Verwey turned to a Swiss-made feed additive designed to make a cow more efficient while reducing methane emissions from cattle burps. The more a cow belches, the more it spends energy that could be used instead for milk production, Verwey reasoned.

  • Q&A-What is the science behind the moo-ve from cattle methane emissions?

    Scientists have worked for years to reduce methane emissions from cattle burps by changing what cattle eat, or through research on vaccines, genetic modification of cattle and even forehead-mounted masks and backpacks to trap vapors. WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, September 18 2020 Natural Rubber Turnover: 279,275 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Oct-20 11,640 11,745 11,630 11,685 11,545 140 17 100 Nov-20 11,525 11,730 11,480 11,605 11,555 50 1,252 8,882 Jan-21 12,360 12,560 12,300 12,445 12,425 20 245,956 209,858 Mar-21 12,455 12,630 12,380 12,515 12,505 10 7,501 8,000 Apr-21 12,490 12,680 12,425 12,565 12,545 20 6,027 7,544 May-21 12,530 12,710 12,465 12,610 12,590 20 18,348 36,868 Jun-21---...

  • In Wisconsin, Trump announces $13 billion in farm aid

    U.S. President Donald Trump announced a new round of pandemic assistance to farmers of about $13 billion at a campaign rally in Wisconsin on Thursday night, delivering aid to an important sector in a crucial battleground state.

  • In Wisconsin, Trump announces $13 billion in farm aid

    U.S. President Donald Trump announced a new round of pandemic assistance to farmers of about $13 billion at a campaign rally in Wisconsin on Thursday night, delivering aid to an important sector in a crucial battleground state.

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