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The National Farmers Union-Ontario refuses to reorganize its relationship with its Saskatoon parent group, even after a provincial tribunal ended the provincial group's status as an accredited Ontario farm organization.
May 23, 2013 5:31AM
Old-crop soybean and corn futures at the Chicago Board of Trade moved higher during the week ended Wednesday (May 22), as tight supplies provided underlying support.
May 23, 2013 2:05AM
Russia's Uralkali OAO would delay two of its potash mine expansion projects for as long as a decade if rival BHP Billiton builds the world's biggest mine of the crop nutrient, Uralkali's chief executive said in an interview.
May 22, 2013 7:10PM
Scores of grain ships were delayed in and around Argentina on Wednesday due to a three-day-old strike by port workers that threatens to bog down exports at a time of heightened world demand for South American soy and corn, sources said.
May 22, 2013 5:40PM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures climbed to a 9-1/2-month high on Wednesday as fund buying lifted nearby trading months beyond a key technical resistance level, said analysts and traders.
May 22, 2013 5:34PM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures on Tuesday closed higher after wholesale beef prices notched another record high fueled by grilling demand and tight supplies, said traders and analysts.
May 21, 2013 5:39PM
U.S. corn futures dropped 1.5 per cent, to their lowest since early April, on Tuesday as investors unwound bull spreads following a record planting pace last week that encouraged farmers to sell some old-crop supplies to ease cash market...
May 21, 2013 5:32PM
The eastern Ontario company that developed a registered vaccine against E. coli O157:H7 bacteria in cattle is working on putting its separate animal health business up for sale.
May 21, 2013 11:53AM
Planting problems resume for northern U.S. farmers. In what was already a very slow start to seeding, farmers were stopped by rains so heavy that flash flood warnings were issued for southeastern North Dakota and western Minnesota.
May 21, 2013 5:58AM
The number of cattle placed in U.S. feedlots last month was up 15 per cent from a year earlier, a government report showed Friday, and analysts said reduced feed costs encouraged fattening cattle for slaughter.
May 18, 2013 12:11PM
A potentially fatal hog virus, porcine epidemic diarrhea, has been found in the United States for the first time, government and private industry officials said on Friday, posing a new threat for the country's struggling pork producers.
May 18, 2013 11:59AM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed lower on Friday as traders adjusted positions ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture monthly cattle-on-feed report that was released after the futures closed, analysts and traders said.
May 18, 2013 11:42AM
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