Brownfield Ag News

  • Group reports ‘progress’ in beef checkoff talks
    After three years of negotiations, the group tasked with finding ways to improve the current beef checkoff is reporting “progress”. The Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group has drafted a memorandum …

  • Soybeans start week higher
    Soybeans were higher on fund and commercial buying. Crop development conditions around South America look good overall with more rain expected in central Brazil. Still, there are definitely parts of t …

  • Hog slaughter running ahead of last year
    It was very quiet in feedlot country on Monday afternoon with bids and asking prices not fully defined. New showlists appear to be mixed, larger in Kansas, Texas and Colorado, but smaller in Nebraska. …

  • Egg prices skyrocketing in California
    When California voters passed an initiative in 2008 to require the state’s poultry farmers to house hens in significantly larger cages, the California legislature realized it would put the state’s far …

  • Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: January 26, 2015
    Mar. corn closed at $3.84, down 2 and 3/4 cents Mar. soybeans closed at $9.83 and 1/2, up 10 and 3/4 cents Mar. soybean meal closed at $338.90, up $7.40 Mar. soybean oil closed at 31.08, down 52 point …

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