CHICAGO, Nov 15 U.S. lean hog futures touched a
two-month low on Friday as meat packers slaughtered more pigs to
profit from high margins.
CHICAGO, Nov 14 U.S. lean hog futures fell to a
two-month low on Thursday on large supplies and uncertainty
over negotiations to boost trade with China, the world's top
BEIJING/WASHINGTON/CHICAGO Beijing lifted a nearly five-year ban on imports of U.S. poultry meat on Thursday, a move the U.S. Trade Representative said would lead to more than $1 billion in annual shipments to China.
CHICAGO, Nov 13 U.S. livestock futures dropped
on Wednesday, with lean hogs stumbling under pressure from large
supplies in a turnaround from a rally a session earlier.
CHICAGO U.S. pork prices rose in recent weeks at a time when they would normally be falling, as a fatal pig disease in China is tightening global meat supplies, the chief executive of Tyson Foods Inc said on Tuesday.
CHICAGO, Nov 11 U.S. live cattle and feeder
futures reached their highest prices since spring on Monday,
supported by strong beef prices, traders said.
CHICAGO A network outage at a Kansas City, Missouri, site that transmits market-sensitive U.S. crop data likely caused a delay in the release of monthly reports on Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
CHICAGO, Nov 8 A network outage at a Kansas
City, Missouri, site that transmits market-sensitive U.S. crop
data likely caused a delay in the release of monthly reports on
Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
CHICAGO Global meat shippers have three years to make the most of the outbreak of a fatal pig disease in China before Chinese pork imports peak, according to a report released by the U.S. pork industry, which is competing for sales against Europe and South America.
SMITHFIELD, Virginia Smithfield Foods' slaughterhouse in Virginia used to carve up pork for American sandwiches and holiday dinners. But workers now box up pig carcasses to ship to China, according to employees, local officials and industry sources.