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U.S. corn futures firmed on Wednesday in subdued trade, supported by fund short-covering and strong domestic ethanol production, traders said.
Dec 11, 2013 5:38PM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures settled slightly higher on Wednesday as investors anticipated steady cash cattle trade later this week, traders said.
Dec 11, 2013 5:28PM
In a bid to stem a surge in human resistance to certain antibiotics, U.S. regulators announced new guidelines to phase out their use as a growth enhancer in livestock.
Dec 11, 2013 5:12PM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures closed mixed on Tuesday, with the December contract supported by steady cash expectations for this week while bearish spreads pressured the February contract, traders said.
Dec 10, 2013 5:58PM
U.S. wheat futures approached a three-month low on Tuesday after a government crop report projected that global supplies will exceed analysts' expectations.
Dec 10, 2013 5:11PM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange hogs closed mixed on Monday as investors bought the February contract and sold spot December futures before it expires on Dec. 17, traders and analysts said.
Dec 9, 2013 5:35PM
U.S. soybean futures rose 1.4 per cent to their highest level since Sept. 19 on strong end user demand, traders said.
Dec 9, 2013 5:28PM
Ontario's self-styled Pigeon King is in prison, pending sentencing, after his conviction Thursday for defrauding farmers in a pyramid scheme spanning Canada and the U.S., according to regional media.
Dec 9, 2013 8:10AM
The World Trade Organization reached its first ever trade reform deal on Saturday to the roar of approval from nearly 160 ministers who had gathered on the Indonesian island of Bali to decide on the make-or-break agreement that could add $1...
Dec 7, 2013 10:24AM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures on Friday posted modest losses, weighed by weaker wholesale beef values and steady to lower cash cattle returns, traders and analysts said.
Dec 6, 2013 6:23PM
Ministers appeared close to sealing the world's biggest trade reform for two decades early on Saturday but a last-gasp objection from Cuba forced an overnight halt, leaving the World Trade Organization four votes short of a final victory.
Dec 6, 2013 4:58PM
Soybeans fell on Friday for the second straight day and ended nearly one per cent lower for the week under pressure from prospects for bumper crops in South America.
Dec 6, 2013 4:03PM
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