- Profit Tastes Like Chicken in Search for Cheap Meat
04/15/2014Record-high prices for U.S. beef burgers and pork chops are helping to make 2014 the most profitable year ever for chicken producers.
- When Electronic Trading Goes Dark
04/15/2014A recent technical glitch caused traders at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to rely on pit trades. Is a sufficient backup plan in place?
- Rancher Inspects Cattle After Showdown with BLM
04/15/2014Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is going to spend some time prowling through his cattle to determine if any injuries were sustained during last weeks roundup by the Bureau of Land Management.
- Winter Wheat Hit Hard by Widespread Cold Snap
04/15/2014Only 34% of the U.S. winter wheat crop is rated good or excellent in terms of condition and that was before this week's cold burst.
- AgWeb Radio: Midday Commentary 4-15-14
04/15/2014Tommy Grisafi of Advance Trading says overnight grain markets were lower but mid-morning the issue between Russia/Ukraine erupted and the grain markets moved much higher. The stock market went lower.
- Minnesota, Maryland Up Minimum Wage
04/15/2014The Minnesota minimum wage jumps to $9.50 by 2016. Maryland's jumps to $10.10 by 2018.
- Cattle Feeding Margins Move into Black
04/15/2014A South Dakota State University adjunct economics professor says cattle feeding margins moved back into the black in the first quarter of 2014 after nearly three years of deep losses.
- Black Sea Corn Seen Gaining Export Share After Bumper Harvest
04/15/2014The biggest corn crops ever in the Black Sea region last season have allowed Ukraine and Russia to increase their global share of export markets.
- Soybean Exports Seen Falling on Slow Chinese Demand
04/15/2014The pace of exports from the U.S. and South America could slow through the end of the season as Chinese demand declines because of ample stockpiles.