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  • Olympics: Curling - Sth Koreans pray Garlic Girls can score crushing victory

    Ninety-two-year-old Kim Won-hee doesn't know much about the sport of curling, but she and millions of other South Koreans are counting on her granddaughter, skipper of the "Garlic Girls", to lead the nation to an historic gold medal on Sunday.

  • GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Soybean Futures Rise, Shrug Off Weak Exports. Soybean futures rose on Friday despite disappointing export sales, with concerning weather in Argentina continuing to underpin prices. Weather forecasts on Friday showed ongoing dryness in Argentina, which is expected to stress the country's corn and soybean crops and result in smaller harvests this year.

  • LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day

    Cattle Supplies Growing Faster Than Expected-- Market Talk. 15:12 ET- Cattle supplies continue to swell more quickly than anticipated. The USDA says that the total number of cattle being fattened in feedlots as of Feb. 1 rose to 11.6 M head, 8% higher than a year earlier.

  • USDA Weekly By-Product Value Hog Report - Feb 23

    NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Feb 23, 2018 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE The offal value from a typical slaughter hog for the week ended 2/ 23/ 2018 was estimated at 3.74 per cwt live, down -0.02 when compared to last week. CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE- Lbs Price Change Value Prv/Wk Cheek meat, trimmed 0.28 93.25- 0.26 Chitterlings 1.26 42.00- 0.53 Ears, edible export 0.19 175.00- 0.33 Tongues, grn, bnls, sml bx 0.18 96.00- 0.17 Hearts, slashed, domestic 0.28 33.00- 0.09...

  • USDA Chicago Terminal Grain - Feb 23

    GX_GR110 Springfield, IL Fri, Feb 23, 2018 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 4.4725-4.5425 30 Days UP 1 -5 H to 2 H UNCH Soybeans 10.0125-10.1625 Spot DN 9.75- UP 3.25 -35 H to -20 H DN 14- DN 1 Soybeans 10.0125-10.1625...

  • Soybean Futures Rise, Shrug Off Weak Exports

    Soybean futures rose on Friday despite disappointing export sales, with concerning weather in Argentina continuing to underpin prices. Weather forecasts on Friday showed ongoing dryness in Argentina, which is expected to stress the country's corn and soybean crops and result in smaller harvests this year. "Another period of complete dryness and summer-like temps lies ahead," said AgResource Co. in a note to clients.

  • USDA Cattle On Feed: Total Historical - Feb 23

    Source: USDA== TOTAL STATES== Pct from Pct from Pct from Pct from Month On Feed Yr Ago: Placed Yr Ago: MarketedYr Ago: DisappYr Ago -2018- Feb 1 11,630 108: NA NA: NA NA: NA NA Jan 1 11,489 108: 2,068 104: 1,858 106: 69 130 -2017- Dec 1 11,516 108: 1,799 101: 1,752 99: 74 135 Nov 1 11,332 106: 2,099 114: 1,844 103: 71 103 Oct 1 10,813 105: 2,393 110: 1,801 106: 73 128 Sep 1 10,504 104: 2,150 113: 1,783 103: 58 138 Aug 1 10,604 104: 1,928 103: 1,979 106: 49 120 Jul 1 10,821 100: 1,615 103: 1,784 104: 48 96 Jun 1 11,096 103: 1,770 116: 1,989...

  • Is a lab-grown hamburger what's for dinner?

    'Flexitarians' also want plant-based protein in the mix-- and most want it to taste, smell and sizzle like meat. Familiar cuts of beef, pork and poultry turned out by San Francisco Bay Area-based Memphis Meats and its handful of competitors are 100% meat in taste and texture. The sizzle from the grill is there, too.

  • Wool Is Cool Again and Prices Are Shear Madness

    Wool isn't just for winter wear anymore, and its use in everything from shoes to underwear briefs is pushing prices of merino, the most popular type of wool fiber for clothes, to near-record highs. Wool sneakers popular in Silicon Valley from startup Allbirds Inc. helped kick off a global trend. Brands from Adidas (ADDYY) to Lululemon and Under Armour are selling wool apparel, touting the fiber's soft feel and odor-resisting properties.

  • China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

    Friday, February 23 2018 Natural Rubber Turnover: 544,132 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-18 12,245 12,600 12,245 12,525 12,265 260 32 66 Apr-18 12,470 12,815 12,470 12,755 12,455 300 56 54 May-18 12,510 12,940 12,505 12,760 12,485 275 450,308 425,890 Jun-18 12,645 12,980 12,645 12,870 12,625 245 52 266 Jul-18 13,075 13,075 13,075 13,075 12,685 390 2 180 Aug-18 12,840 13,125 12,840 13,055 12,755 300 112 112 Sep-18 12,935 13,305 12,885...

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