Latest news from - Agriculture  feed

Latest news from - Agriculture  feed

  1. U.S. livestock: CME October hogs fall to contract low

    09.21 / 23:07 - Agriculture 
    Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange October lean hog futures fell sharply to a contract low on Thursday, weighed down by a months-long decline in cash prices and abundant supplies, traders said. Deferred hog futures contracts as well as most live cattle and feeder cattle contracts also eased on…
  2. U.S. grains: Wheat hits one-month top on technical buying

    09.21 / 22:27 - Agriculture 
    Chicago | Reuters — Chicago wheat futures posted a one-month high Thursday on technically driven trade while U.S. soybean and corn futures eked out modest advances as traders waited for the harvest to expand in the Midwest. Chicago Board of Trade December what settled up 2-3/4 cents at $4.52-1/2 per…
  3. Manitoba NDP names new ag critic

    09.21 / 21:39 - Agriculture 
    Manitoba’s former education minister has been pressed into service as the new agriculture critic for the provincial legislature’s official opposition. Wab Kinew, who was elected Saturday as the leader of the opposition New Democrats, on Thursday named James Allum, the MLA for the Winnipeg riding of Fort Garry-Riverview, as the…
  4. Brazil formally accuses JBS owners of insider trading

    09.21 / 20:13 - Agriculture 
    Sao Paulo | Reuters — Brazil’s federal police on Thursday formally asked prosecutors to bring charges against brothers Wesley and Joesley Batista, the owners of meatpacker JBS SA, for insider trading. The Batista brothers saved as much as 138 million reais (C$54 million) through allegedly illegal market dealings in May,…
  5. Pearce: New system improves on rinse-and-repeat for sprayers

    09.21 / 19:51 - Agriculture 
    When Dr. Jason Deveau talks about sprayer cleanouts, he knows it’s not a happy subject. During the 2017 edition of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont., Deveau, the application technology specialist for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) at Simcoe, spoke to farmers about a…
  6. Some Ontario farms could get minimum wage support, Wynne says

    09.21 / 17:45 - Agriculture 
    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne opened the door to potential support for some farming businesses during a rapid increase to a $15 minimum wage by 2019. Wynne spoke to reporters on the opening day of the International Plowing Match in Walton Ont., and refused to move on the aggressive timeline for…