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

Global Food Prices Around Two-Year High in June as Meat, Dairy and Wheat Climb
Jul 6, 2017
U.N. food agency data shows global food prices are up 7 percent from a year ago and ahead 17 percent from a low set in early 2016. Global meat prices in June were up about... Read more

Wal-Mart Upgrades to Angus Beef as Grocery Competition Heats Up
Jul 6, 2017
By JEFF M. WILSON and MATTHEW BOYLE | Special to The Denver Post |  July 3, 2017 at 11:23 pm Just in time for Fourth of July barbecues, Wal-Mart has upgraded its beef to certified Angus across... Read more

Egg Market Drowning in Supply Sends Prices to Lowest in a Decade
Jun 30, 2017
By Sydney Maki Bloomberg | Jun 29, 2017 It doesn't matter if you like them hard-boiled, scrambled or soaked in heart-clogging hollandaise sauce: When eggs are this cheap, it's a good time to... Read more

Forget Gluten-Free: In Wheat Market, Protein Is at a Premium
Jun 8, 2017
Food aficionados may be scrambling for ingredients that are gluten free, but in the wheat market, traders can’t get enough of the stuff. Gluten is the element that gives dough its strength and... Read more

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