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Butter stocks surge as milk supply grows

By |February 26, 2021|Categories: Dairy & Eggs, Livestock & Poultry|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Two major news releases from USDA on Tuesday, Feb.23, prompted a counterintuitive market reaction as prices firmed toward the end of the week. The [...]

February cattle on feed at multiyear high

By |February 24, 2021|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Livestock & Poultry|Tags: , , , , , , |

As of Feb. 1, U.S. cattle on feed totaled just over 12.1 million head, the second highest February total since reporting began in 1996. [...]

Corn prices soften in search of fresh fundamental drivers

By |February 22, 2021|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Corn futures ended last week with different tones for old-crop vs. new-crop contracts. Dec-21 contracts were nearly flat, closing up slightly for the week [...]

Chocolate producers named as defendants in new child labor case

By |February 19, 2021|Categories: Cocoa & Chocolate|Tags: , , , , , |

Chocolate producers named as defendants in new child labor case Seven companies were named as defendants in federal class action lawsuit on behalf of [...]

Harvest conditions for corn & soybeans in Mato Grosso may improve

By |February 18, 2021|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Weather|Tags: , , , , |

During the week ending Feb. 12, Brazil’s soybean harvest advanced to 9 percent complete, up 5 points on the week but about 11 points [...]