Russia's Uralkali OAO would delay two of its potash mine expansion projects for as long as a decade if rival BHP Billiton builds the world's biggest mine of the crop nutrient, Uralkali's chief executive said in an interview.
Exporters of Canadian meat and livestock are waiting to see exactly how the U.S. government will wind up not complying with international trade law on its regulations for mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL).
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures climbed to a 9-1/2-month high on Wednesday as fund buying lifted nearby trading months beyond a key technical resistance level, said analysts and traders.
Scores of grain ships were delayed in and around Argentina on Wednesday due to a three-day-old strike by port workers that threatens to bog down exports at a time of heightened world demand for South American soy and corn, sources said.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures on Tuesday closed higher after wholesale beef prices notched another record high fueled by grilling demand and tight supplies, said traders and analysts.
U.S. corn futures dropped 1.5 per cent, to their lowest since early April, on Tuesday as investors unwound bull spreads following a record planting pace last week that encouraged farmers to sell some old-crop supplies to ease cash market...