A U.S. court on Friday issued an order temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule across the country, expanding on a prior injunction from a separate court that applied only to certain states.
Farmers and agribusinesses can learn more about the benefits of installing solar energy systems as a method to reduce costs - and slash their operations’ environmental impact - during an agricultural solar energy workshop offered at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Oct. 1.
Henry Hub price reaches lowest level since July 2012. The Henry Hub spot price began the report week last Wednesday at $2.47/MMBtu, then dropped 21¢ by Friday to $2.26/MMBtu, the lowest Henry Hub spot price since July 2012. The price then rose to close at $2.46/MMBtu yesterday. Prices in most markets, except the Northeast, followed a similar pattern, ending down for the week, after reaching weekly lows on Friday. Chicago Citygate spot prices started at $2.56/MMBtu last Wednesday and closed yesterday at $2.46/MMBtu.
Global commodities trader Cargill Inc effectively navigated tumbling commodities markets and volatile currencies to turn in a 20-percent gain in first-quarter profit, the privately held company said on Wednesday.
ERS research indicates that a $1 increase in the value of byproducts to processors adds about 10 cents to the average price paid per hundredweight to producers of fed steers (slaughter cattle that have been finished on concentrated feed on a per hundredweight basis).