The White House touted over the weekend and again on Monday that China will immediately start buying U.S. agricultural goods. Ag economist Wally Tyner warns with tariffs still in place, that may not be a reality soon.
Brazil’s JBS SA, the world’s largest meatpacking company, said on Tuesday that rising prices for grain, the key raw material for feed, don’t show any hint of cooling off, forcing it to cut other costs.
U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in almost two years on Thursday to trade above the $11 mark as investors continued to price in strong export demand for U.S. soy in the face of a rain-reduced harvest in Argent
Foodborne illnesses is a big problem, but a Purdue University study shows few people use thermometers in cooking meat. Celebrity chefs have a role in educating consumers to use proper cooking temperatures.
Two of the world's largest meatpackers have installed ultraviolet air cleaning equipment in some of their U.S. processing plants. The decision comes as pressure increases on companies to protect workers from COVID-19.
News is breaking late Friday. President Trump is announcing of a Phase 1 agreement between the U.S. and China concerning trade. Clinton Griffiths, the Host of AgDay, has analysis from a Washington Correspondent.
USDA says farmers intend to plant 97 million acres of corn in 2020. As COVID-19 acts as an anchor on the markets, and the ethanol crisis continues to unfold, some analysts say 97 million acres could be a stretch.
Activist groups have resolved to spread more and more misinformation about meat’s role in a healthy, balanced diet, which may lead to some fitness enthusiasts wondering if going vegan is the way to reach their goals.