Use the chart below to check futures prices for commodities. Click the links for pricing on grains, livestock, oil and more and stay on top of what's going on in the markets. Cash price reflects the USDA Chicago terminal.
Don’t expect your farm bill payment for corn and soybeans to be the same as your family member who farms nearby.
Grain markets are higher on short covering and bargain hunting ahead of weekly export sales.
As incomes rise in China, people are spending more on consumer products from luxury handbags to baby food. Already the meat of choice in many Chinese households, pork demand is growing.
China’s fifth interest rate cut since November and reduction to banks’ required reserve ratios seeks to break a downward spiral that engulfed global markets since the surprise move to devalue the yuan on Aug. 11.
Smithfield Foods Inc. has increased its pork shipments to China by almost half in the first six months of 2015, Chief Financial Officer Kenneth Sullivan said.