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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
If you're a soybean grower in Manitoba, before you considering cancelling your soybean seed for this spring, Manitoba's CropChatter website lists a few points you should consider.
May 21, 2013 1:28PM
Weather conditions were good for spring seeding across much of Western Canada over the past week, with producers in the Prairie provinces getting in about a third of the crop in the past seven days alone, according to a CWB official.
May 21, 2013 1:13PM
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
Western Canadian feeder cattle prices were steady with week-ago levels as continued strength in fed cattle and lower available supplies continued to support the market.
May 21, 2013 4:51AM
Glencore Xstrata's pledge to boost capital spending in its Viterra grain handling network will start with over $20 million on four of its Saskatchewan elevators.
May 21, 2013 3:55AM
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
Despite a slow start to seeding in Manitoba this spring, farmers should still be able to plant a record-large soybean crop.
May 18, 2013 11:18AM
The federal government has joined with the Saskatchewan government and University of Saskatchewan to form a new Canadian Wheat Alliance, dedicated to improving yields and profitability of wheat.
May 18, 2013 2:35AM
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