agricultural commodities

Tracking Various Agricultural Commodities

Dan Cattle, Commodities, Cotton, Economy, Field Crops, Orange Juice, Pork, Soybeans, Wheat

The markets have been a but quieter this week, mostly due to the fact they will be closed Thursday for the 4th of July holiday. So, Mark Oppold takes time to look back at how some of the agricultural commodities have performed the first half of this year. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst …

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Hog Futures Looking for Support

Dan Commodities, Economy, Pork

Hog futures have not seen a lot to talk about as of late. As Mark Oppold reports, they have been in a free-fall and are looking for some support. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

U.S. Beef and Pork See Exceptional Performance Overseas in April

Will Jordan Beef, Cattle, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, Pork, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF)

Reaching highs not seen in several years, U.S. pork and beef had an exceptional month in April. U.S. Meat Export Federation President and CEO, Dan Halstrom, has the details. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

Farm Bill Priorities Discussed at World Pork Expo

Dan Farm Bill, Legislative, National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), Pork

The 2024 World Pork Expo kicked off today in Des Moines, Iowa, and one of the events this morning was a policy panel discussion hosted by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). Producer-leaders and experts discussed the need to work with both sides of the aisle to support America’s pork producers as the farm bill is being discussed.  Preparing for and preventing foreign animal diseases, navigating …

World Pork Expo Underway

Dan Commodities, Corn, Pork, Soybeans

The 2024 World Pork Expo kicks off today in Des Moines, Iowa. Mark Oppold has more details on the event and what hog futures are currently doing.  Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

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Nation Watches Anti-Ag Activists in CA

Dan Beef, Bison, Cattle, Equine, Legislative, Livestock, Marketing, Pork, Poultry, Sheep-Goats

A California farmers’ alliance is asking for help from farmers around the nation in battling animal rights activists. “They are not wrong to be concerned, depending on what happens here. We feel very confidently that this is a steppingstone, that they are seeking out to throw something against the wall and see what sticks. Because if they can make it …

Vilsack: Farm Bill Beneficial to Farmers Raises Financing Questions

Will Jordan Cattle, Dairy, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, Pork, Sheep-Goats, USDA

The U.S House of Representatives and U.S. Senate have both put forth their proposed versions of the Farm Bill with markups happening to finalize those drafts. Many agriculture groups have expressed support for the House version of the bill, yet it is this version that has drawn the ire of Senate Democrats. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack held a …