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US Farmers to Plant Less Corn, Soyabeans in 2018
Mar 29, 2018
Gregory Meyer in New York, March 29, 2018 Price rally on lower acreage numbers US farmers have retrenched in the face of low agricultural prices by setting plans to plant less corn and soyabeans this year,... Read more

Easter Egg Hunt Gets Costlier as Shoppers Scramble to Stock Up
Mar 27, 2018
 By: Megan Durisin, published on March 27, 2018 (Bloomberg) -- Egg prices in the U.S. have surged close to a record high, just in time for Easter. The wholesale cost of a dozen eggs in... Read more

Will Trump’s Action Create More Free Trade?
Mar 24, 2018
Jacqui Fatka 1 | Mar 23, 2018 Further tension in global trade policy were heightened this week when President Trump on Thursday announced the targeting of approximately $60 billion in tariffs against Chinese goods under... Read more

New Electronic Logging Device Regulation
Mar 23, 2018
Truckers are on the road hours at a time, and new federal Electronic Logging Device regulations implemented by the U.S. Department of Transportation is said to better manage fatigue and schedule issues... Read more

Trade War Rips Through Farm World; Soybean, Hog Prices Fall
Mar 23, 2018
By Jeff Wilson Bloomberg on Mar 23, 2018   Soybean and hog futures fell after China slapped reciprocal tariffs on U.S. imports, putting commodities in the crossfire of an escalating trade war. Included in China’s 128-item... Read more

Conspiring Against Coal: Weather, Natural gas
Dec 26, 2017
By Russell Hubbard / World-Herald staff writer| Dec 24, 2017 Weather and natural gas prices have meant fourth-quarter lumps of coal for the railroads that haul the black rock. One reason: a warmer-than-normal fall,... Read more

Agriculture Continues to Make Importance of NAFTA Known
Dec 22, 2017
Top trade officials meet with pro-trade Senators and farmers take to Twitter to tweet importance of trade deal to them. By: Jacqui Fatka 1 | Dec 11, 2017 In April, the President indicated he was set to... Read more

Why Bakery Items Could Cost You More in 2018
Jul 29, 2017
It looks like next year might be a good time to cut the carbohydrates as a drought-fueled jump in wheat costs will make bakery goods the food items with the biggest price... Read more

Higher Costs Make 2018 a Great Time to Cut Carbs
Jul 26, 2017
By Alan Bjerga July 25, 2017, 10:03 AM CDT July 25, 2017, 11:00 PM CDT It looks like next year might be a good time to cut the carbohydrates as a drought-fueled jump in wheat costs... Read more

Egg Prices are at a Lowest in a Decade in Richmond and U.S.
Jul 9, 2017
Now might be the time to try out that new cake recipe or start cooking omelets for breakfast every morning: Egg prices in the Richmond area, and across the country, are at... Read more

 
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