CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has so far paid farmers $14.03 billion of a promised $28 billion as compensation for the effects of Washington's trade disputes with China, an agency official told Reuters on Wednesday.
CHICAGO, Sept 27 U.S. live and feeder cattle
futures on Friday surged to their highest prices seen in nearly
a month, as the cash market began to firm and traders grew more
bullish about export demands after the U.S. and Japan signed a
limited trade deal this week.
CHICAGO Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 3% increase in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing strong consumer demand for meat and eggs in North America and growth in its animal nutrition businesses.
CHICAGO, Sept 25 Global commodities trader
Cargill Inc is launching a new business unit focused
on animal and human health products as part of a reorganization
of its animal nutrition business, the company told Reuters on
ROCHESTER, Minn. The U.S. government is paying Texas cotton farmer J. Walt Hagood $145 an acre for losses related to U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies. But Minnesota soybean farmer Betsy Jensen will get just $35 an acre.
ROCHESTER, Minn./CHICAGO American farmers helped elect President Donald Trump in 2016 on hopes he would shake up Washington and turn around a struggling agricultural economy, but many of his policies have actually stung farmers, notably his trade war with China and biofuel waivers for oil refiners.
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO, Sept 5 Farm loan
delinquencies rose to a record high in June at Wisconsin's
community banks, data showed on Thursday, a sign President
Donald Trump's trade conflicts with China and other countries
are hitting farmers hard in a state that could be crucial for
his chances of re-election in 2020.
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO Farm loan delinquencies rose to a record high in June at Wisconsin's community banks, data showed on Thursday, a sign President Donald Trump's trade conflicts with China and other countries are hitting farmers hard in a state that could be crucial for his chances of re-election in 2020.
NEW HAMPTON, Iowa, Aug 22 Corn yield potential
showed signs of improvement across west-central Iowa, scouts on
an annual crop tour said on Thursday, but the area was still
expected to produce a below-average sized crop after extreme
weather delayed planting this past spring.
CORALVILLE, Iowa/CHICAGO The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three sources said the threat of violence was made during a phone call from an angry farmer.