CHICAGO, July 11 The U.S. Department of
Agriculture (USDA) increased its forecast of U.S. corn
production and lowered its soybean harvest view by more than
expected on Thursday, factoring in results from its widely
questioned June acreage report.
CHICAGO U.S. farmers planted more corn than expected despite heavy rains and flooding that market watchers had said kept farmers out of the fields for much of the spring, the U.S. government said on Friday.
CHICAGO, June 11 The U.S. government on Tuesday
slashed its estimate of domestic corn production this year as
heavy rain in key growing areas throughout the spring forced
growers to cut their acreage and caused planting delays that
threatened the size of the harvest.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CHICAGO Unrelenting rains in the U.S. Midwest have stymied planting of corn and soybeans, while just slightly northwest on the Canadian Prairies, dry weather is stunting canola and wheat crops.
CHICAGO, May 31 Chicago Mercantile Exchange
cattle and hog futures fell on Friday, pressured by fears that
Mexico, a key importer of both U.S. beef and pork, will
retaliate against President Donald Trump's proposal to impose
tariffs on imports from Mexico.
CHICAGO, May 30 Chicago Mercantile Exchange
cattle and hog futures closed mostly lower on Thursday, with a
rally in the corn market pressuring livestock contracts, traders
CHICAGO, May 29 Chicago Mercantile Exchange
cattle futures firmed on Wednesday, supported by a steadying
cash market, traders said.
CHICAGO, May 28 U.S. corn futures surged 4.1% to
their highest levels in nearly three years on Tuesday, supported
by planting delays across key growing areas of the U.S. Midwest
following heavy rains, traders said.
CHICAGO, May 28 Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean
hog futures fell 2.9 percent to their lowest level in nearly
three weeks on Tuesday, with concerns about demand from top
buyers in focus amid a record-large supply in the United States,
CHICAGO, May 28 U.S. corn futures surged 2.7
percent to their highest levels in nearly two years on Tuesday,
supported by planting delays across key growing areas of the
U.S. Midwest following heavy rains, traders said.