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  • Court orders JBS pork plant in Brazil shut for 14 days amid coronavirus fears

    A Brazilian judge has suspended activities at a pork plant owned by meatpacker JBS SA in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul for 14 days, according to a copy of the decision seen Friday night. As part of the decision, employees in high-risk groups are to be removed immediately and doctors will be given access to medical records at the plant.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Justice Department Issues Subpoenas to Beef-Processing Giants. The Justice Department is deepening federal antitrust scrutiny of the $213 billion U.S. meat industry, following complaints from farmers and meat buyers about industry pricing practices. The department recently issued civil subpoenas to the four biggest beef processors, JBS USA Holdings Inc., Tyson Foods Inc., Cargill Inc. and National Beef Packing Co., according to people familiar with the matter.

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Wheat Drops as Heatwave Cools. Wheat for July delivery fell 1.6% to $5.15 1/ 4 a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday amid forecasts for scattered rainfall in wheat-growing areas this weekend. Soybeans for July delivery were unchanged at $8.67 3/ 4 a bushel.

  • USDA Weekly By-Product Value Hog Report - Jun 5

    NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Jun 05, 2020 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE The offal value from a typical slaughter hog for the week ended 6/ 5/ 2020 was estimated at 3.68 per cwt live, down -0.05 when compared to last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE- Lbs Price Change Value Prv/Wk Cheek meat, trimmed 0.28 119.75 4.75 0.34 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 76.00-...

  • USDA Chicago Terminal Grain - Jun 5

    GX_GR110 Springfield, IL Fri, Jun 05, 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 5.2025-5.3025 30 Days DN 8.5 5 N to 15 N UNCH Soybeans 8.5275-8.5775 Spot UNCH -15 N to -10 N UNCH Soybeans 8.5275-8.5775 15-30 Days UNCH -15 N...

  • Laid off Hungarians turn to truck driving, carrot picking

    Zoltan Wetter worked in restaurants for over two decades before the coronavirus pandemic cost him his job. Wetter is among tens of thousands of Hungarians who lost their livelihoods almost overnight after the new coronavirus struck in early March and Hungary went into lockdown.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, June 5 2020 Natural Rubber Turnover: 427,838 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Jun-20 10,270 10,280 10,270- 10,000- 4 41 Jul-20 10,200 10,450 10,200- 10,165- 18 44 Aug-20 10,250 10,550 10,250- 10,220- 3 53 Sep-20 10,295 10,665 10,290- 10,330- 397,992 224,773 Oct-20 10,470 10,710 10,470- 10,445- 26 164 Nov-20 10,495 10,815 10,495- 10,495- 823 3,085 Jan-21 11,625 11,945 11,620- 11,640- 27,912 46,365 Mar-21 12,000 12,000 12,000- 11,815- 6 25 Apr-21---- 11,775- 0...

  • Court Overturns EPA Approval of Bayer Weedkiller -- WSJ

    This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal. Bayer AG (BAYZF) was dealt a setback in its efforts to provide farmers with new weapons against hard-to-kill weeds, after a federal appeals court vacated the Trump administration's approval of a controversial weedkiller made by the agribusiness giant. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday that the Environmental...

  • GRAINS-Soybeans set to mark biggest weekly gain in 8 months

    U.S. soybeans edged higher on Friday to hold near a two-month peak as signs of strong export demand pushed the oilseed towards weekly gains of more than 3%. FUNDAMENTALS. * The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade up nearly 3.5% so far this week, poised for the biggest weekly gain since last October.

  • U.S. court blocks sales of Bayer weed killer in United States

    - A U.S. appeals court has blocked Bayer AG from selling an agricultural weed killer in the United States, the latest setback for a business already fighting an expensive legal battle over another product.

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