CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday defended its latest monthly forecast of China's corn imports, a figure that surprised analysts given that corn sales to China have already outpaced the USDA's estimate.
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CHICAGO, Aug 14 Options exchange operator Miami
International Holdings (MIH) will acquire the 139-year-old
Minneapolis Grain Exchange, the last independent U.S. grain
exchange, the organizations said in a statement on Friday.
CHICAGO, Aug 20 Scouts on an annual U.S. Midwest
crop tour continued to see fields battered by an Aug. 10 derecho
storm in central Iowa on Thursday, with corn stalks snapped and
ears littering the ground due to the hurricane-like winds.
CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday reported private sales of U.S. soybeans to China of 456,000 tonnes, the biggest single-day soy sale to the world's top buyer since June 11.
CHICAGO Private exporters sold 192,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Wednesday, the first confirmed sales of U.S. oilseeds to the world's top soy consumer since July 27.
CHICAGO, July 31 U.S. live cattle futures rose
on Friday, with the benchmark October contract nearing a
five-month high on expectations of firmer cash cattle prices in
the coming week, traders said.
CHICAGO, July 30 U.S. live cattle futures closed
higher on Thursday for a third straight day, buoyed by strong
weekly beef export sales and signs of firming cash cattle
prices, traders said.
CHICAGO, July 29 U.S. live cattle futures closed
higher on Wednesday for a second session on firm cash cattle
prices and a softer dollar, traders said.
CHICAGO, July 29 U.S. corn futures fell for a
fourth straight session on Wednesday, touching their lowest
level in a month as mild weather in most of the Midwest favored
prospects for a large harvest, analysts said.