The U.S. retail gas prices saw a slight average increase of one cent this week to hit $2.25. The largest increase was in the Midwest, where retail gas prices jumped three cents to hit $2.33. The Gulf Coast saw a one-cent increase and the lowest retail gasoline prices in the country at $2.04.
West Coast prices fell the most with a seven cent drop to $2.56. The Rocky Mountain region was close behind with a six-cent decrease to $2.48. The highest retail gas prices in the country are in the West Coast region.
Live cattle prices increased three dollars on Tuesday to hit $125.13, bringing the 27-day average price to $135.54. Feeder cattle prices jumped from $178.13 on Monday to $182.53 on Tuesday. The $4.40 increase brought the 27-day average price to $193.01.
Lean hog prices increased 60 cents to $73.60, bringing the 27-day average to $70.40.
Corn jumped four cents to $3.98. Wheat did better, increasing 10 cents to $5.26.
The World Food Prize Foundation recognizes Eric Pohlman as winner of its 2015 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation. He is a social enterprise pioneer for innovations in sustainable agriculture in Rwanda.
RFD-TV News announced today that Market Day Report – its daily live news program devoted exclusively to the agriculture industry – is the winner of the 2015 Cablefax Award in the news category for “Best Show or Series.”