CHICAGO All summer, Greg Gunthorp slaughtered and froze 15- to 24-pound turkeys on his northeastern Indiana farm for Thanksgiving sales to retailers, restaurants and families across the Midwest.
GREEN BAY, Wis. Yessenia Cendejas pulled up to a moving truck filled with donated food in northeastern Wisconsin, arriving at the mobile food bank straight from her job at a pizza-crust factory, to get sustenance for herself and five children.
On Sept. 1, U.S. health officials announced they would suspend evictions across the United States to help stem further spread of the novel coronavirus.
* Corn up on exports to Mexico
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CEDAR GROVE, Wisc. China may fall short of annual agricultural product purchasing commitments made in its Phase 1 trade deal with the United States due to "non-agricultural trade issues," U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday.
CHICAGO Farmers from the U.S. Southeast, primarily those growing crops like cotton or sorghum, received larger trade aid payments from the federal government in 2019 than those in other parts of the country, a government watchdog agency said on Monday.
CHICAGO, Aug 21 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live
cattle futures fell on Friday on profit-taking and positioning
ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Cattle on Feed
report, released after the markets closed.
* Soybeans trade even near 7-mth high on weather, China demand
CHICAGO, Aug 20 Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean
hog futures gained on Thursday as slaughter rates returned to
levels not seen since processing plants closed from COVID-19
outbreaks among workers this spring.
CHICAGO, Aug 19 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live
cattle futures gained on Wednesday as boxed beef prices offered
support ahead of the upcoming holiday weekend, traders said.