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  • Cattle Outlook: Feedlot Placements Rise Slightly

    4/27/2015 11:52:00 AM
    The April Cattle on Feed report said placements into large feedlots during March were up 0.4% and marketings were down 1.7% compared to March 2014.
  • Cotton May Be Headed Higher Into June 4/27/2015 11:11:00 AM
    Pro Farmer Senior Market Analyst Rich Posson says a Level 1 top in cotton futures may not be reached until early June.
  • U.S. Bird Flu Spreads to Egg-Laying Chickens in Minnesota County 4/27/2015 7:10:00 AM
    A flock of 175,000 chickens in Minnesota, the first in the state, was confirmed to have the highly contagious variety of avian influenza. USDA also confirmed additional cases for turkey flocks in Minnesota and one in Wisconsin.
  • Japan Needs to Cut Its Rice Farmers Down to Size 4/27/2015 6:55:00 AM
    Japan long has been a leader in technology while much of its agriculture hasn't changed in centuries. The Trans-Pacific Partnership offers an opportunity - or threat, some may say - to force traditional farmers into the 21st century.
  • Hedge Funds Betting on More Losses for Crops as Supplies Swell 4/27/2015 6:38:00 AM
    With planting conditions improving across the U.S. Midwest, hedge funds are betting that harvests this year will compound a global crop surplus and worsen losses for corn, soybean and wheat prices.
  • Cow Prices Remain Strong 4/26/2015 1:06:00 PM
    All market classes of beef cattle are at record high levels for this time of the year, but are lower than the all-time record highs established in the last half of 2014.
  • The Almighty Dollar 4/25/2015 2:55:00 AM
    A stronger dollar takes a toll on U.S. exports—so keep watch on the fluctuations
  • China's Appetite for U.S. Soybeans 4/25/2015 2:47:00 AM
    U.S. soybean exports have grown sharply over the years, but is it sustainable?

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