Canada will put forward a list of U.S. products it wants to target in retaliation for U.S. country-of-origin meat labels if last-minute changes to U.S. label regulations don't prove satisfactory, Canadian officials said on Friday.
May 17, 2013 6:42PM
U.S. corn futures rose 1.8 per cent on Friday, reversing three days of declines on strong cash markets as farmers focused on planting their 2013 crop rather than selling in the cash market, traders and analysts said.
May 17, 2013 6:26PM
Starting July 2, federally inspected meat plants in Canada will be required to label beef steaks or roasts that have been mechanically tenderized, the federal government announced Friday.
May 17, 2013 5:54PM
Saskatchewan has jumped straight from flooding into fire season this spring.
May 17, 2013 4:34AM
U.S. corn futures fell 1.4 per cent on Thursday on optimism over seeding progress and prospects for the new crop, while soybeans rose on tight U.S. supplies, traders said.
May 16, 2013 5:18PM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog futures closed higher on Thursday, lifted by strong wholesale pork values in tight seasonal supplies, analysts and traders said.
May 16, 2013 5:05PM
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) live cattle futures fell on Wednesday on trade ideas that the top of cash markets are set following a series of gains to record highs in the wholesale beef market, traders and analysts said.
May 16, 2013 3:29AM
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