Market to Market April 27, 2001 (#2633)
Stories From This Episode
Crops Planted; Brazilian Soy Booming
(Apr 27, 2001) Cool, wet weather has dampened spring planting in the western Corn Belt, but above average progress in the South and East has made up the difference.
Futures Market Can Be Boon
(Apr 27, 2001) Despite heavy promotion the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's Broiler Futures contract simply didn't fly.
USDA Inspection System Scutinized
(Apr 27, 2001) The newly formed coalition of 17 groups is calling itself the Global Safe Food Alliance.
Market Analysis: Apr 27, 2001
(Apr 27, 2001) The grain markets finished the week under pressure as more sellers than buyers showed up in the pits of Chicago.
Dairy Industry Gets Hedge
(Aug 17, 2001) Milk traditionally has not has not had many options for risk management. But, dairy farmers and processors today enjoy an opportunity to hedge milk prices over the next year and a half.
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