U.S. corn and soybean futures weakened on Friday on forecasts for dry weather in the Midwest that will allow farmers to pick up the pace of what is expected to be a record harvest of both crops, traders said.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat processor, had its stock rating raised by an analyst at CLSA who said a class-action complaint alleging price collusion among chicken producers was "baseless" and that investors s
Crop markets are responding well to stock gains. Despite talk that South American growers look likely to get considerable rain over the short term, the crop markets seemed to rally in concert with the equity indexes Mon