A South Dakota State University fisheries scientist is developing a soy protein feed that's tasty and easily digestible to eventually reduce the industry's need for using wild-caught fish as food for farm-raised fish. Traditional fish feed is currently costing between $1,450 and $2,000 per ton, while soybean meal runs about $425 per ton, Brown said.» Read More
*Crop ratings ease concerns before USDA forecasts. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:45 p.m. CDT, spot September corn was down 11 cents, nearly 3 percent, at $3.79-1/ 4 per bushel. Corn declined after the U.S. Department of Agriculture rated 70 percent of the U.S. crop in good to excellent condition in a weekly report late Monday, unchanged from the previous week,...
*Stressful weather seen in parts of U.S. and Europe. *USDA expected to trim U.S. corn, soy yields this week. CHICAGO, Aug 10- Chicago Board of Trade corn and soybean futures climbed to two-week highs on Monday on concern about stressful weather in the United States and Europe, coupled with positioning ahead of a monthly U.S. government crop report, traders said.
*Corn down 6.6 pct for week, most since July 2014. That is a significant headwind for the grains, "said Rich Feltes, director of research for R.J. O'Brien in Chicago. At the Chicago Board of Trade, September corn settled down 10-3/ 4 cents at $3.92-1/ 2 per bushel, dropping below its 200- day moving average.
*Soybeans under pressure from fund selling, weak demand. Soybeans slid for a second session, while wheat struggled near one-month lows on lack of demand for expensive U.S. grains. "Everybody was trying to speculate that there might be issues around the corn crop but things are improving," said Ole Houe, analyst at Sydney- based brokerage IKON Commodities.
LONDON/ HAMBURG, July 21- Importers in Iran snapped up more than 200,000 tonnes of corn and soybeans from South America in recent weeks, the first large grains purchases in months to bolster stocks, traders said on Tuesday. Tehran signed a nuclear deal with world powers last week but traders said Iran is unlikely to make large purchases of wheat in coming months...
*New-crop corn hits $4 a bushel, soybeans $10. Corn and soybeans also rose but pared gains as farmers took advantage of the rally and sold supplies of both commodities. Corn rose 9 percent, the most since July 2012, during a historic U.S. drought.
*New-crop corn hits $4 a bushel, soybeans $10. Corn and soybean futures advanced but pared gains as farmers took advantage of the rally and sold supplies of both commodities. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 11:40 a.m. CDT, July wheat was up 31 cents at $5.63 per bushel after reaching $5.66, the highest spot price since Jan. 13.
BUENOS AIRES, June 20- Port workers in Argentina's Rosario grains export hub will kick off a strike on Tuesday to demand salary improvements and union rights, the local port chamber said on Saturday. San Lorenzo covers the northern districts of the Rosario hub where multinational companies such as Bunge Ltd, Cargill and Louis Dreyfus Commodities BV have...
*Corn hits new contract lows. CHICAGO, June 15- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures sank 2.9 percent on Monday, hitting a two-week low on expectations that drier conditions in the U.S. Corn futures also fell, hitting new contract lows amid pressure from good weather for crop development across the U.S.
*Corn hits new contract lows. CHICAGO, June 15- Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures plunged 3 percent on Monday, hitting their lowest since June 1 on expectations that drier conditions in the U.S. Corn futures also fell, hitting new contract lows on pressure from good weather for crop development across the U.S.
Chinese importers' defaults on soybean cargos may spur debt concerns, but such defaults aren't unusual and China's soybean business has been struggling.
Beef has never been more expensive, and rarely more controversial. From top-end T-bone to Big Mac, the future of the beef industry is at stake.
Greg Smith, Group CEO, Global Commodities Ltd says that speculators are still short commodities and that investors are not picking up on the protein theme yet.
A Chinese trade delegation signed agreements with U.S. grain companies on Wednesday to buy 8.62 million metric tons of soybeans from the United States and will ink more deals on Thursday for a record-setting purchase topping 12 million metric tons.