December 10, 2008 RSS feed / Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

November 26, 2008

On the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), cotton futures prices plunged lower Thursday drawing influence from weak outside markets and another round of bearish conomic news. More...

Subway agrees to pay Florida tomato pickers more

MIAMI (AP) A group of farm workers has reached an agreement with Subway restaurant chain to pay workers a penny more per pound of tomatoes picked. More...

China, US agree on free farm trade

SHANGHAI, China (AP) The United States and China agree on the need to resist protectionist farm tariffs even in the face of the world economic crisis, the U.S. agriculture secretary said Saturday, while urging action on a world trade agreement. More...

TDA Market Recap - Dec. 1, 2008

AUSTIN - (Dec. 8, 2008) For the week ending Dec. 6, 2008, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were mixed with sales early in the week steady to $6 lower per hundredweight (cwt) and later sales steady to $6 higher. More...

Analyst: Recession slashes consumer meat demand

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A cattle industry analyst says the current recession means the nation's livestock industry is going to see its biggest per capita decline for beef, pork and poultry since 1982. More...