CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher in early trading Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery was up 6.5 cents to $5.22 a bushel; December corn was 3.25 cents higher at $3.9675 a bushel; December oats were 2.25 cents higher at 2.1825 a bushel; while November soybeans gained 8.75 cents to 8.93 a bushel. December live cattle was. 35 cent lower at...» Read More
The Ukraine conflict has sent commodities markets into a tizzy, with Russia's invasion of the Ukrainian peninsula Crimea pushing up wheat and corn.
In two weeks, Girl Scouts will descend upon supermarkets and businesses to peddle boxes of cookies, tempting people with a new gluten-free cookie.
The United Nations food agency said rising sugar prices due to harvest concerns in Brazil drove global food prices slightly higher in October.
Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, expects the upcoming USDA crop report to stay bearish.
Philippa Malmgren, president of Principalis Asset Management, argues that the protests in Egypt erupted due to the government's failure to deliver on its promise for lower wheat prices.
Farmers are planting more corn than expected -- in fact, they planted more than any year since 1936, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The USDA also expects record Soy crops, she says.
The Department of Agriculture has found unapproved, genetically modified wheat on an Oregon farm, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
Jerry Gulke, Gulke Group president discusses what he expects to see from today's USDA Supply and Demand Report, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Discussing how staples, including corn, wheat and soy, are holding up in the Midwest amid cold weather, with Weather Channel's Reynolds Wolf and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial.
Chris Gadd, grains analyst at Macquarie Group, talks to CNBC about the lack of quality wheat in the UK which he says doesn't look likely to get any better.
Floods in the Midwest have made it harder to plant corn this spring, but the question is what might happen in the wheat belt as unusually late snows melt in the northern Plains.
Joseph Vaclavik, president of Standard Grain, tells CNBC that prices for corn and wheat are at multi-month lows due to increased production around the world.
CNBC's Jane Wells explain why some people are optimistic about the return of "normal" crop prices this year.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Stan Bedows, Rand Financial Services, about the latest USDA report and what it indicates about future grain prices.
Erkut Ozer, CEO of Global Trading Enterprises, draws attention to record low corn stocks and pressure from increasing demand.
India is poised to triple wheat exports this year to a higher-than-expected, record 6 million tonnes, helping plug a shortfall in lower-quality grain supplies and keep a lid on global prices.
How to trade the Facebook rally, with the FMHR team. And CNBC's Jane Wells reports a bullish call on corn and wheat prices.
Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management says platinum, palladium and silver will do well this year amid loose monetary policies and a recovery in the global economy.
Gold, grains and palladium on upswing.
Should you buy wheat ahead of the crop report? Discussing the USDA report, which hits the market Thursday, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex..