CHICAGO Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump's trade wars reduce U.S. pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home.
CHICAGO, Nov 13 Americans are losing their taste
for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald
Trump's trade wars reduce U.S. pork exports to China and Mexico
and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home.
Archer Daniels Midland Co reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the U.S. grain merchant cashed in on strong oilseed crushing margins and export sales of American corn.
CHICAGO North American farmers are finding increased levels of a plant toxin known as vomitoxin in this year's corn harvest, adding insult to injury for growers already suffering as the U.S.-China trade war hurts soybean exports and crop prices.
TOKYO/CHICAGO Japan's Itochu Corp on Friday booked a $1.3 billion loss on its investment in China's CITIC Ltd, blaming trade tensions between China and the United States for the writedown on its biggest corporate transaction.
CHICAGO The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it would allow farmers to spray a controversial weed killer made by Bayer AG's Monsanto Co and BASF SE for two more years, with additional restrictions on use.
CHICAGO, Oct 31 Live cattle futures rallied on
month-end short covering and position squaring on Wednesday,
with the nearby contract hitting its highest price in almost
eight months, traders said.
* Traders start looking ahead to USDA crop data
(Updates with U.S. trading, changes dateline from PARIS/SYDNEY)
CHICAGO, Oct 30 Live cattle futures dropped to
their lowest prices in more than a week on Tuesday and feeder
cattle futures fell to seven-week lows on worries about
increasing U.S. supplies, analysts said.
BEIJING/CHICAGO/CARAMBEI, Brazil, Oct 26 Ken
Maschhoff, chairman of the largest U.S. family-owned pork
producer, has watched profits fall as trade tensions rise
between the United States and China.