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18:27PM Aug 16, 2019

Cash Weaner Pig Prices Average $21.89, Up $1.89 Last Week

Cash-traded weaner pig reported volume was above average this past week, with 65,905 head reported. Cash weaner pig reported prices were $21.89, up $1.89 per head from last week.
15:48PM Aug 16, 2019

All Eyes on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour Next Week

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
The Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour will be the first large effort to gather objective yield data in the field for August. That means scouts will be in the field
15:14PM Aug 16, 2019

A World with Negative Interest Rates

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
The U.S. financial sector recovering to end the week following an 800 point rout Wednesday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average's worst performance of 2019. Analysts say negative interest rates
15:02PM Aug 16, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Will Pro Farmer Crop Tour Validate or Invalidate USDA?

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer
The big round of reports USDA released on Aug. 12 created a lot more questions than answers. They also sent the markets lower.
11:37AM Aug 16, 2019

African Swine Fever is Not Under Control, Suderman Says

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Sources on the ground in China claim the losses are closer to 45% year-on-year.
10:56AM Aug 16, 2019

Hog Futures Drop Despite China’s Big U.S. Pork Purchase

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog futures dropped to a five-month low on Thursday. Traders said big supplies dashed any hope from the news that China made its biggest purchase of U.S.
14:46PM Aug 15, 2019

Unpriced & Unsold Corn May Haunt Farmers into Fall

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
After two months of volatile weather, planting delays and rising grain prices, markets are right back where they started even as farmers hoped the weather rally would roll right into