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ICE Futures Canada canola contracts moved higher during the week ended May 15, with the largest gains in the old-crop July contract as tightening supplies and bullish technicals provided support.
May 15, 2013 6:17PM
Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer, said Tuesday it will soon raise half of its hogs on feed that does not contain the additive ractopamine, a lean-muscle-promoting drug that has been banned in China and Russia.
May 15, 2013 6:12PM
Wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade fell 2.4 per cent to a two-week low on Wednesday in reaction to technical selling, a stronger U.S. dollar and lacklustre exports of U.S. grain, traders said.
May 15, 2013 6:05PM
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) corn futures fell on Tuesday on profit-taking and expectations that U.S. farmers will make significant planting progress this week, traders said.
May 14, 2013 6:15PM
The Canadian Plant Technology Agency is warning unauthorized seed sellers and potential buyers to avoid trading in "common" seed for the Faller wheat variety.
May 14, 2013 4:15PM
Most Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) live cattle futures contracts eased Tuesday in anticipation of a seasonal top soon in beef markets and despite a jump to a record high for U.S. choice wholesale beef carcasses, analysts and traders said.
May 14, 2013 3:47PM
Cash bids for Canada Western red spring (CWRS) wheat across Western Canada moved higher during the week ended Monday, as concerns over yield losses for the U.S. winter wheat crop and seeding delays in the northern U.S. and Canada provided...
May 14, 2013 6:48AM
U.S. corn futures advanced Monday on firm cash markets and concerns that another round of showers would stall planting late this week in the U.S. Midwest, where producers are scrambling to catch up after a cool, wet spring delayed field work.
May 14, 2013 5:44AM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) live cattle futures closed firm on Monday as the wholesale beef market remained near record highs and on improving profits for the nation's beef packers, traders and analysts said.
May 13, 2013 6:32PM
Western Canadian feeder cattle prices were $2-$3 per hundredweight (cwt) higher last week as feedlot margins remain in positive territory. Alberta packers were buying fed cattle in the range of $120-$121/cwt which was similar to prices seven...
May 13, 2013 4:14AM
Federal food inspectors will now allow a much broader geographic definition in food marketers' use of the word "local" while the label claim undergoes regulatory review.
May 11, 2013 12:34PM
Winter was reluctant to relinquish its death grip on Saskatchewan this year, leaving ranchers with dwindling feed supplies and delayed pasture growth.
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