The last elements of a six-year-old class action against Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a cooperative accused of conspiring to push up milk and cheese prices, was thrown out this week by a federal judge in Illinois.
Dairy margins deteriorated significantly over the first two weeks June. USDA released its monthly Dairy Products report, summarizing May 2015 and year-to-date production estimates. Weekly cull cow slaughter and replacement auctions are summarized.
Towing a trailer can be precarious if you don’t understand how the added weight and length can cause a dangerous situation. To stay safe while towing, there are a few simple guidelines that minimize and help prevent trailer sway.
The 2015 corn planted area for all purposes is estimated at 88.9 million acres, down 2 percent from last year. This represents the lowest planted acreage in the United States since 2010. Growers expect to harvest 81.1 million acres for grain, down 2 percent from last year. Farmers responding to the survey indicated that 98 percent of the intended corn acreage had been planted at the time of the interview, the same as the 10-year average.
JBS SA, the world's largest meat packer, is buying Cargill Inc's U.S. pork business for $1.45 billion, free of debt, it said in a statement on Wednesday, a deal that would make it one of the largest and most powerful meat companies in the United States.