Trade War Hits Ag Products

Trade War Hits Ag Products

Trade War Hits Ag Products $WEAT, $SOY, $CORM Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural futures closed higher in the past trading week which ended Aug. 3, as deepening drought and trade tensions dramatically impacted wheat and soybean prices. The most active contract for December corn rose 8 cents weekly, or 2.13 percent, to 3.8425 dollars […]

New Farm Bill Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product

New Farm Bill Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product

New Farm Bill Moves to Legalize Hemp as Agricultural Product Monday, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced a bill to legalize the hemp industry by classifying it as an agricultural commodity. Senator McConnell announced the Hemp Farming Act of 2018, co-sponsored by Sens. Ron Wyden, (D-OR)., and Rand Paul, (R-KY), alongside Kentucky Agriculture […]

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 […]