South Africa, the continent’s largest corn producer, will raise its estimate for production of the grain this season by 0.3 percent, a survey showed.
The king of burgers is frying up more chicken these days.
This table displays the latest daily spot or bid prices for durum wheat. Prices are in dollars a bushel Information is supplied by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
This table details boxed beef cutout prices supplied daily by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Prices and loads traded are as of 3:00 p.m. U.S. central time.
This table details boxed beef cutout prices supplied daily by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Prices and loads traded are as of 11:30 a.m. U.S. central time.
Wheat in South Africa rose to the highest level in eight sessions by the midday close in Johannesburg.
A cold snap gripping the U.S. East Coast today is bad news for farmers whose peaches and other spring crops are already suffering the effects of bad weather.
Wheat declined on speculation the biggest gain in almost a month may curb purchases as investors weigh the outlook for crops in the U.S. after freezing weather.
The cost of a dozen eggs at U.S. grocery stores has climbed to the highest since 2008 as demand for the food usually scrambled, fried or poached shifts to coloring and hiding for the Easter holiday.
Record-high prices for U.S. beef burgers and pork chops are helping to make 2014 the most profitable year ever for chicken producers.