Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures settled mostly lower on Tuesday as a steep drop in the stock market dragged futures from the highest levels of the month, posted early in the session, traders said.
Ongoing drought and wildfires have cattle ranchers in at least five Southwestern U.S. states scrambling for hay or pastureland, while others are selling off some of their herds.
Ahead of its planned acquisition of Monsanto, the agribusiness convened a farmer, a former U.S. agriculture secretary and NGO experts. They discussed how the company can use its scale to do good in the world.
Death loss projections from Oklahoma's wildfires are lower than last year's Starbuck Fire that impacted the same region, but anywhere from 1,500-2,500 cattle could have died estimates a state veterinarian.
BamWX forecast calls for a week of good planting weather, but then the roller coaster comes back.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds farmers to take critical steps to ensure you’re not buying contaminated seed to slow the spread of this devastating weed.