Global food prices rose in May from the month before after three months of decline, and the world's food import bill is set to jump in 2017, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
Cattle futures extended a rally to an all-time high for the third straight session on the outlook for tightening supplies of beef and rising demand.
U.S. feedlots unexpectedly increased the number of cattle purchased in December compared with a year earlier, a government report showed.
A $5 rally to cash cattle prices cut packer margins nearly in half.
Use the following Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, courtesy of Ken Rulon, to plug in your costs to compare conventional tillage and no-till.
U.S. beef exports opened the new year on a positive note, but market conditions suggest that 2014 could be a challenging year, according to statistics released by the USDA and compiled by USMEF, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff Program.