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

U.S. will Soon Export Beef to China – a Market Estimated to be Worth over $2 Billion – and 'Nebraska has Much to Gain'
Jun 8, 2017
By Barbara Soderlin / World-Herald staff writer; May 14, 2017 Updated Jun 4, 2017 Nebraska’s beef industry is celebrating a long-sought win with news that China has set a July deadline for resuming imports of U.S.... Read more

Omaha-based Gavilon still faces an oversupply of grain from record 2016 harvest
May 30, 2017
By Russell Hubbard World-Herald staff writer, May 28, 2017 Updated May 29, 2017 The grain-trading business that is central to Nebraska’s economy is still facing an oversupply from last year’s abundant harvest, but financial results... Read more

Bird Flu Prompts Quarantines as Chicken Farmers Fight Back
Apr 11, 2017
byLydia Mulvany, @lydiamulvanyMore stories by Lydia Mulvany,Megan Durisin @megandurisinMore stories by Megan Durisin, and Shruti Singh@shrutidatesinghMore stories by Shruti Singh ‎March‎ ‎6‎, ‎2017‎ ‎6‎:‎00‎ ‎PM‎ ‎CST ‎March‎ ‎7‎, ‎2017‎ ‎5‎:‎51‎ ‎AM‎ ‎CST The merest mention of bird... Read more

Why the King of Margarine Wants Out
Apr 7, 2017
By Justin Fox Unilever, formed in 1930 by the merger of a Dutch margarine maker (Margarine Unie) and a British soapmaker (Lever Brothers), is ditching the margarine. From Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman's statement today: After a long history... Read more

Bumper Crops of Wheat, Corn and Soybeans Save the Day as Railroads See Slump in Hauling Coal, Forest Products
Feb 15, 2017
It all started in Kansas in the first week of June: the great ag avalanche of 2016. “That is when we saw the first uptick,” said John Miller, ag group vice president for... Read more

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