Monday, October 25, 2021 5:00AM CDT
A week before the 10,000 or so Deere and Co. workers went on strike, roughly 1,400 Kellogg workers in Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Tennessee went on strike. Workers at both companies are pushing back against two-tier benefit systems after they were considered essential workers a year ago.
Friday, October 22, 2021 2:22PM CDT
A coalition of agricultural organizations wrote the secretary of transportation highlighting their supply-chain concerns. The group stressed the need for labor, transportation and infrastructure policies, proposals on container ships, rail service and upgrading inland waterways. The letter comes as more ships continue to pile up outside of western ports.
Friday, October 22, 2021 7:49AM CDT
University researchers are trying to start long-term human health and environmental monitoring studies after an ethanol plant mishandled pesticide-treated seeds near Mead, Nebraska.
December corn is up 1 3/4 cents, November soybeans are up 8 cents and December KC wheat is up 4 cents.
Cattle futures fell on Friday in anticipation of a negative Cattle on Feed report, suffering mostly triple-digit losses. However, such was not the case, which may bring a rebound Monday. Hogs tried to hold their ground after two days of plummeting prices. Support might be developing.