13:21PM Apr 23, 2020

Hog Producer Responds to Closures: My Building Should Be Empty

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Plunging sales and plant closures are all creating a crisis right now for the pork industry. Hogs are stacking up on farms with farmers scrambling to find places to process

10:08AM Apr 23, 2020

Macroeconomic Factors Cause Ethanol Market Downfall

COVID-19 and oil price war slam industry and threaten corn demand.

09:47AM Apr 23, 2020

China books more U.S. soy, looking to build stockpiles

AgWeb Contributor

U.S. exporters signed deals to send 272,000 tonnes of soybeans to China, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Thursday morning, the second day in a row an export sale to

08:49AM Apr 23, 2020

Japanese Company Acquires 35 Bunge Locations Along Mississippi River

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Zen-Noh Grain Corporation (ZGC), of Japan, announced on Wednesday that it will buy 35 Bunge grain origination elevators along the Mississippi River. The purchase from Bunge North America is pending

17:50PM Apr 22, 2020

Idled Ethanol Plants on Farmers’ Minds During Planting

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

“Our overrun bushels, [the ones not marketed yet] become a challenge,” Jason says. “I’m just not sure without an increase in the crude oil market and an increase in demand

16:03PM Apr 22, 2020

Hog, Live Cattle Futures Fall on Plant Shutdowns

AgWeb Contributor

U.S. hog and live cattle futures eased on Wednesday, with the cash market for the animals weak as processing plants were forced to shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak

13:49PM Apr 22, 2020

Corn Prices Plummet to Levels Not Seen in a Decade

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Could we have a turnaround Wednesday after Tuesday's grain markets traded red across the board for much of the day?