Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close lower Wednesday with Soybean futures falling for a 2nd session, running as investors squared positions and locked in profits from monthly gains. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 0.5 cents, or 0.14%, to 3.485 bu. […]






The Agricultural Output of the EU Falling

The Agricultural Output of the EU Falling






The Agricultural Output of the EU Falling The agriculture output in the 28-member European Union (EU) declined in Y 2015 due to notable fall in animal production, Eurostat, the bloc’s statistical office said Monday. The economic accounts for agriculture show that total agricultural output in the EU stood at EUR 411.2-B (US$435.9) at basic prices […]






Big Agriculture Wins In Hawaii

Big Agriculture Wins In Hawaii






Big Agriculture Wins In Hawaii $MON, $SYT, $DOW, $DFT A federal judge ruled that 3 Hawaii counties cannot enact their own bans or regulations on GMO’s (genetically modified crops) and pesticides, handing a victory to the big agriculture companies that fought the regulations. Circuit Judge Consuelo M. Callahan last Friday upheld a lower court’s decision […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture  grains futures finished mixed Tuesday, with Wheat and Corn futures narrowly higher as traders covered short positions after prices for each crop fell to the lowest levels in more than a week. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Monday, as forecasts for good weather across much of the US Midwest promised to clear the way for farmers to harvest what are expected to be record crops. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 0.25 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished higher Friday, drive by investor Short covering and concerns over US harvest delays. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 7 cents, or 2.12%, to 3.37 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 3.75 cents, or 0.94%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grain futures finished mixed Monday, with Corn and Soybean futures falling, and Wheat futures rising. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 1.5 cents, or 0.44%, to 3.395 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 5.75 cents, or 1.43%, to 4.0925 bu. […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update In a surprise move, the conservative American Legion comes out for cannabis rescheduling, Arkansas medical marijuana initiatives see lawsuits fly, Ohio is now a medical marijuana state, and more.  NationalAt the end of August, the American Legion called for marijuana to be rescheduled. The nation’s largest veterans’ organization has passed a resolution […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grain futures rose for a 2nd straight session Friday after domestic Corn and Wheat crops slid to multiyear lows earlier during the week, with analysts expecting a correction to continue as the harvest progresses. The most active Corn contract for December […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Monday, with US Soybean future + 2.8% to its highest in more than 3 weeks, supported by strong export demand and a rally in the Soybean Oil market. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was up […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed mixed Thursday, with Soybean firming on signs of resurgent export demand. Corn drifted lower in subdued trade as the market awaited Key monthly reports due Friday from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Wheat fell on plentiful supplies and […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities declined Tuesday on better-than-expected crop conditions and mounting expectations that US farmers will again reap bumper crops this year. The most active Corn contract for December delivery declined 0.25 cents, or 0.07%, to 3.34 bu. September Wheat delivery was lower […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean futures all retreated and finished lower Thursday, pressured by ample existing supplies and largely favorable growing conditions that will likely lead to huge harvests this fall, agriculture analysts said. The most active Corn contract for December delivery shed […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures extended gains Wednesday as Midwest weather forecasts turned warmer and drier and evidence of continued export demand buoyed the market. Prices for Corn rose, Wheat slipped. The most active Corn contract for December delivery closed up 3.5 cents, or 1.03%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural commodities close mixed Monday, with Soybean extending losses on fund selling, favorable weather. Wheat futures were slightly higher, lifted by crop concerns in Europe, Corn prices fell slightly. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 0.5 cents, or 0.15%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures fell Friday, as US crop prospects improved amid forecasts for largely favorable weather across the Farm Belt in August. Wheat and Corn futures firmed, recovering from early weakness, as investment funds unwound Bearish bets ahead of the weekend. Support […]






The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity

The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity






The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity $MON, $CAG, $KO, $PEP, $MCD Junk food is directly tied to the nation’s growing obesity crisis, it is heavily subsidized by the federal government, which makes sure it is cheap and plentiful, according to a new study. Junk foods (processed), including high-carb breads, cookies, donuts, sugary drinks, pizza, […]






Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides

Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides






Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides $MON, $FB, $TWTR The research shows that the long-term exposure to pesticides has been linked to infertility, birth defects, endocrine disruption, neurological disorders and cancer Common sense tells us that fewer pesticides in our food supply would result in improved health among the […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all settled lower Wednesday. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 11.25 cents, or 2.85%, to settle at 3.83 bu. Sept Wheat delivery declined 12.75 cents, or 2.79%, to settle at 4.445 bu. Nov Soybean lost […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn unchanged Tuesday, Wheat retreated, and Soybeans rose to a 1-week high. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was Unchanged at 3.8525 bu. Sept Wheat delivery shed 1 cents, or 0.22%, at 4.5725 bu. Nov Soybean added 15.50 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all retreated and settled lower Monday as weather forecast favored beneficial rain in the US Midwest. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery shed 16.50 cents, or 3.77%, to close at 4.2125 bu. Jul Wheat delivery lost […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Wheat rebounded a bit Tuesday, Corn retreated and Soybean fell on a stronger USD. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was down 0.25 cents, or 0.06%, to close at 3.975 bu. Jul Wheat delivery added 2 cents, or 0.43%, to […]






Smoke From Wildfires Kill People

Smoke From Wildfires Kill People






Smoke From Wildfires Kill People Wildfires like the ones raging in Indonesia cross mountains and oceans, spreading lung-clogging particles and toxic chemicals. The emissions from wildfire smoke have tremendous public health implications. Around the world, billions of people are finding that the air carries a dangerous dose of smoke as wildfires become bigger and more intense. […]






Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate






Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate $MON Tuesday, one of the nation’s scientific bodies said it found no evidence that GMO crops are bad for human health. In its 400-page report the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says its review of Key studies and years of disease data showed no […]






US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains

US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains






US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains $AGM, $BAYRY, $DOW, $MON, $BG, $SYT Across the US grain belt, top agricultural commodities handlers have banned GMO (genetically modified) crops that are not approved in all major overseas markets, shaking up a decades-old system that used the world’s biggest exporting country as a launchpad for new seeds […]






The Majority of Americans are Eating Chemical “Drenched” Foods

The Majority of Americans are Eating Chemical “Drenched” Foods






The Majority of Americans are Eating Chemical “Drenched” Foods $MON Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Roundup herbicide, is the most used agriculture chemical in history. In Y 2014, farmers sprayed enough glyphosate to apply 0.8 lbs of the chemical to every acre of cultivated cropland in the US and nearly 0.5 lb of […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn unchanged Monday, Wheat retreated a little, while Soybean extended gains. The most active Corn contract for July Unchanged at 3.9175 bu. July Wheat delivery declined 0.75 cents, or 0.15%, to close at 4.8775 bu. July Soybean advanced 14.00 cents, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Wednesday, with Wheat, Corn futures pulling back after rallying strongly for 2nd straight sessions, Soybean finished higher. The most active Corn contract for July delivery lost 2.5 cents, or 0.65%, to close at 3.8475 bu. July Wheat delivery […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities All Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities All Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities All Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Wheat, Corn and Soybean futures all finished higher Tuesday, as the USD showed weakness, and investors expected Soybean and Corn production in South America would be less than expected due to adverse harvest weather conditions. Chicago Wheat led the gains as […]