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Tom Polansek

LIVESTOCK-CME lean hogs shoot to new contract high on slim U.S. supply

Jan 25 2022

CHICAGO, Jan 25 Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures climbed to a new contract high on Tuesday on concerns about tightening U.S. supplies, analysts said.

California court delays enforcement of part of pig welfare law

Jan 25 2022

CHICAGO A California court said it will delay enforcement of part of a law aimed at ensuring more humane treatment of farm animals, which opponents warned could lead to pork shortages and higher food prices in the most populous U.S. state.

California court delays enforcement of part of pig welfare law

Jan 25 2022

CHICAGO A California court said it will delay enforcement of part of a law aimed at ensuring more humane treatment of farm animals, which opponents warned could lead to pork shortages and higher food prices in the most populous U.S. state.

LIVESTOCK-CME cattle sink to November lows; hogs set contract high

Jan 24 2022

CHICAGO, Jan 24 Chicago Mercantile Exchange cattle futures tumbled on Monday as investors reduced risk and after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week confirmed producers placed more animals into feedlots in December, analysts said.

U.S. Army Corps to upgrade lock and dam critical for grain exports

Jan 19 2022

CHICAGO, Jan 19 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will use $732 million in federal infrastructure funding to modernize a lock and dam on the Upper Mississippi River that are crucial for shipping grain and soybeans to export markets, officials said on Wednesday.

U.S. finds more avian flu cases in wild birds, identifies strain

Jan 18 2022

CHICAGO (Reuters) -The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported two more cases of highly pathogenic avian flu in wild birds on Tuesday, raising risks for potential infections in poultry.

LIVESTOCK-CME hog futures rebound, though U.S. slaughtering remains weak

Jan 14 2022

CHICAGO, Jan 14 Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures bounced back on Friday, though analysts said U.S. staffing shortages caused by COVID-19 infections continued to limit meat production.

GRAINS-Soy futures ease on outlook for rain to aid South America crops

Jan 14 2022

* Wheat touches one-week low at CBOT (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments to close; adds details on China's 2021 soy imports)

U.S. finds highly pathogenic bird flu in wild duck, first case since 2016

Jan 14 2022

CHICAGO (Reuters) -The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday confirmed the first case of a highly pathogenic type of avian influenza in a wild bird since 2016 in South Carolina.

GRAINS-Soy futures ease on outlook for rain to aid South America crops

Jan 14 2022

* Wheat touches one-week low at CBOT (Adds start of U.S. trading, changes dateline, pvs PARIS/SINGAPORE)

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