posted on April 17, 2014 at 2:28 PM
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon.
posted on April 11, 2014 at 10:38 AM
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it's threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or...
posted on September 14, 2012 at 3:42 PM
An Indiana farm linked to a salmonella outbreak from cantaloupe that killed two people has now pulled its watermelons from the market.
posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:49 AM
Prices of basic foods remained flat in August, offering assurances that a repeat of the global food price crisis that sparked rioting several years ago is unlikely, U.N. food agency officials said Thursday.
posted on July 6, 2012 at 1:23 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The drought that's hitting much of the Midwest this summer will hit consumers in the pocketbook by next year, Purdue agricultural experts said Thursday.
The persistent hot, dry weather has hit farm production in Indiana, the...
posted on June 8, 2012 at 4:14 PM
FRANKSTON, Texas (AP) — A cow runs circles in a small pen, her baby close by her side. Ranchers, their brows wrinkled, scribble in a glossy catalog while high on a podium the auctioneer slams his gavel, taking bids as the price of the pair...
posted on January 27, 2012 at 8:44 AM
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) - Some experts believe this year's risingfarmland prices in central Illinois could continue for at least thenext year. Land sales companies say farmland prices in the region increasedby more than 30...
posted on January 13, 2012 at 10:36 AM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A government report shows the nation'sgrowers planted more of their land into winter wheat for harvestthis year amid high prices and easing drought conditions in Kansas,Oklahoma and Texas. The National...
posted on December 16, 2011 at 4:03 PM
Iowa and other Midwestern states are seeing record farmland prices at auctions.
posted on December 9, 2011 at 8:21 AM
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The U.S. government barely changed its estimate for next year's U.S. corn surplus, which is expected to stay small and keep high food prices high.
The Department of Agriculture estimates farmers will have 848 million bushels...
posted on July 1, 2011 at 6:07 PM
President Obama touts his plans to create jobs and rejuvenate the economy. The Agriculture Department estimates farmers planted a near-record amount of corn. Predictions of expanded corn acreage push coarse grain prices limit down. Market...