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USDA sees ballooning soy supplies as trade war roils exports

Nov 08 2018

CHICAGO The U.S. soybean crop will be smaller than expected but stocks are forecast to rise sharply as a trade fight with China weighs heavily on exports, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Thursday.

LIVESTOCK-Cattle futures slip from two-week high; hog futures firm

Oct 23 2018

CHICAGO, Oct 23 Chicago Mercantile Exchange cattle futures eased on Tuesday, retreating from a two-week high hit on Monday on a round of profit taking, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Cattle, hog futures rebound on supply reports

Oct 22 2018

CHICAGO, Oct 22 Chicago Mercantile Exchange cattle and hog futures rose on Monday, bouncing back from Friday's decline as traders digested government reports that showed supplies, while remaining abundant, were less than expected.

USDA makes surprise cuts to U.S. corn, soybean harvest outlooks

Oct 11 2018

CHICAGO The U.S. Agriculture Department surprisingly trimmed its forecasts for both domestic corn and soybean production on Thursday, with the soy cut stemming from a reduction in acres while the corn harvest will be lower due to smaller-than-expected yields.

UPDATE 1-U.S. soybean, corn supplies bigger than expected ahead of harvest

Sep 28 2018

CHICAGO, Sept 28 U.S. corn and soybean supplies were bigger than expected despite record usage during the summer, the U.S. government said on Friday.

U.S. soybean supplies rise to 11-year high, corn stocks down 7 percent

Sep 28 2018

CHICAGO U.S. soybean supplies ballooned more than expected ahead of a bumper harvest that is forecast to add to the glut while corn stocks shrank by less than expected despite reports of strong demand, U.S. Agriculture Department data showed on Friday.

Sonny's roadshow: How Trump's Ag chief sells a trade war to farmers

Sep 13 2018

VERONA, N.Y., Sept 13 Breaking off from a tour of dairy operations on a farm in upstate New York, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue tramps across a muddy path to take a sample of sweet corn from an adjacent field.

Sonny's roadshow: How Trump's Ag chief sells a trade war to farmers

Sep 13 2018

VERONA, N.Y. Breaking off from a tour of dairy operations on a farm in upstate New York, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue tramps across a muddy path to take a sample of sweet corn from an adjacent field.

USDA raises U.S. corn, soy harvest view on record yields

Sep 12 2018

CHICAGO The U.S. Agriculture Department on Wednesday issued a surprise increase to its corn harvest forecast due to expectations of record yields in key production areas such as Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and Indiana.

U.S. agriculture secretary: Farm aid details to be disclosed Monday

Aug 23 2018

SCHODACK LANDING, N.Y. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday that details of a planned $12 billion aid package for U.S. farmers hurt by the Trump administration's trade wars will be disclosed on Monday.

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