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  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, July 3 2020 Natural Rubber Turnover: 192,701 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-20 10,205 10,420 10,205 10,310 10,050 260 2 39 Aug-20 10,295 10,380 10,265 10,330 10,240 90 31 51 Sep-20 10,365 10,490 10,360 10,415 10,310 105 166,411 200,713 Oct-20 10,505 10,530 10,505 10,515 10,430 85 2 144 Nov-20 10,525 10,625 10,525 10,570 10,485 85 455 4,202 Jan-21 11,560 11,610 11,510 11,555 11,515 40 20,983 63,860 Mar-21 11,640 12,145 11,605 11,665...

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Corn Slumps as Abundant Supply Stays in Focus. Corn for December delivery fell 2.1%, to $3.53 a bushel, on the Chicago Board of Trade Thursday, with grain traders' attention shifting back to expectations of an abundant 2020/ 21 corn supply even if planted acreage is down. Wheat for September delivery fell 1.4%, to $4.92 a bushel.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Coronavirus Surge Tests Safeguards for Meatpacking Workers. Surging coronavirus cases in major meat-producing states are testing safeguards that the U.S. meat industry has implemented to protect employees and their meat production after a wave of infections forced widespread plant shutdowns in April. New Covid-19 infections in recent days have jumped to a record level in Georgia, the largest chicken-producing state, with similar surges in other big poultry-producing...

  • USDA Weekly By-Product Value Hog Report - Jul 2

    NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Thu, Jul 02, 2020 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE The offal value from a typical slaughter hog for the week ended 7/ 2/ 2020 was estimated at 3.62 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 85.00- 0.24 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 87.00- 0.24...

  • USDA Chicago Terminal Grain - Jul 2

    GX_GR110 Springfield, IL Thu, Jul 02, 2020 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Chicago Terminal Grain Report*** NO REPORT FRI, JUL 3, DUE TO THE HOLIDAY. ***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.

  • U.S. Supreme Court takes up Nestle, Cargill appeals over human rights claims

    The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether American corporations can be sued for alleged human rights abuses occurring abroad under a 1789 law, agreeing on Thursday to hear appeals by two companies - Cargill Inc and a Nestle SA subsidiary - accused of knowingly helping perpetuate slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms.

  • UN FAO: Food Prices Rise for First Time This Year

    Global food prices rose in June for the first time this year, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said Thursday, suggesting that the sharp declines experienced by food commodities as the coronavirus has hit demand could be easing. The UN FAO's monthly food price index, which tracks a basket of the most common foodstuffs such as grains, vegetable oils and meat, rose 2.4% in June to 93.2. The rise halts four consecutive months of declining food prices, as measured by...

  • U.S. farmers scramble for help as COVID-19 scuttles immigrant workforce

    The novel coronavirus delayed the arrival of seasonal immigrants who normally help harvest U.S. wheat, leaving farmers to depend on high school students, school bus drivers, laid-off oilfield workers and others to run machines that bring in the crop.

  • World food price index rises in June, first increase in 2020 -U.N.

    World food prices rose in June to post their first increase of 2020 and mark a slight rebound after the sharp falls triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Thursday, July 2 2020 Natural Rubber Turnover: 219,713 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-20 10,050 10,050 10,050 10,050 9,990 60 2 38 Aug-20 10,105 10,315 10,105 10,240 10,120 120 13 51 Sep-20 10,215 10,415 10,195 10,310 10,210 100 191,086 202,496 Oct-20 10,350 10,495 10,350 10,430 10,335 95 5 146 Nov-20 10,430 10,565 10,365 10,485 10,380 105 617 4,192 Jan-21 11,430 11,580 11,425 11,515 11,455 60 23,423 62,957 Mar-21 11,530 11,720 11,530...

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