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LIVESTOCK-Hogs tumble on export uncertainty amid U.S.-China trade war

25 May 2019

CHICAGO, May 24 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures fell sharply on Friday on weak pork prices and concerns about export demand as trade tensions have increased between the United States and China, the world's largest hog and pork market.

LIVESTOCK-Hogs mixed as trade war anxiety overshadows good export data

24 May 2019

CHICAGO, May 23 Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures traded on both sides of previous levels on Thursday and closed mixed as the market weighed ample hog supplies against some signs of improved pork export demand.

GRAINS-Corn sinks as USDA trade aid seen encouraging planting, soy also down

24 May 2019

* U.S. rain still seen delaying field work (Adds closing prices)

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard

24 May 2019

CHICAGO The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway.

Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return

17 May 2019

The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a backlog of overdue fertilizer barges to farmers racing to sow corn before the end of the month.

Ardent Mills to close four U.S. flour mills by first-quarter of 2020

10 May 2019

Ardent Mills will close three U.S. flour mills next month and a fourth in the first quarter of 2020, the flour miller and food ingredient maker announced on Friday.

Bunge appoints new CFO, revamps operations for second time in 18 months

08 May 2019

CHICAGO U.S. agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd on Wednesday overhauled its global operations and named a new chief financial officer in the latest shake-up for the 200-year-old company hard hit by a years-long grain market downturn.

Flood-swollen Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis: U.S. Coast Guard

03 May 2019

The U.S. Coast Guard said it closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Friday as excessive rains and heavy snow melt this spring swelled the major shipping waterway to near record levels.

Bunge names acting CEO Gregory Heckman as new chief executive

26 Apr 2019

Bunge Ltd on Thursday named Gregory Heckman as its new chief executive officer, three months after he stepped in as acting CEO at the embattled global grains merchant stung by slumping grain prices and a bruising U.S.-China trade war.

UPDATE 2-Bunge names acting CEO Gregory Heckman as new chief executive

26 Apr 2019

April 25 Bunge Ltd on Thursday named Gregory Heckman as its new chief executive officer, three months after he stepped in as acting CEO at the embattled global grains merchant stung by slumping grain prices and a bruising U.S.-China trade war.

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