Commodities

NFU President Urges Senate Agriculture Committee to Strengthen Farm Safety Net | Economics

NFU President Urges Senate Agriculture Committee to Strengthen Farm Safety Net WASHINGTON — Family farmers and ranchers are enduring a severely depressed farm economy, with projections pointing to a prolonged period of depressed commodity prices. To ensure the growth and success of family farm agriculture, Congress must strengthen the overall farm safety net, National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson ...

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Bacon and copper commodities rise | News, Sports, Jobs

Nowadays, it seems that bacon is everywhere: on sandwiches, on sticks, and even at festivals devoted to the fatty delight. Americans’ love for bacon has hit a new extreme, and is now cutting into supplies and shooting prices higher. Bacon is made from a cut of meat known as pork belly, and increasing appetites for bacon have drained supplies of ...

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7-29-17 Calendar | Public Records

July 29 ANTIQUE TRACTOR PULL: 4 p.m. at Hunley Farm, AFG Rd., Surgoinsville (Hwy. 11W, follow signs). $6 admission, children under 12 are free. East TN Antique Tractor Association Rules and Regulation apply. Concessions and bleachers will be available. All proceeds go to the Carters Valley Volunteer Fire Department. BENEFIT SINGING: to help with the funeral expenses for Gary Seal, ...

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Futures File: Bacon mania

Walt and Alex Breitinger, Paragon Investments Published 2:59 p.m. CT July 28, 2017 Walt, left, and Alex Breitinger of Paragon Investments write the Futures File column.(Photo: Special to the Register) A look at futures prices on commodities that impact the Des Moines metro area and greater Iowa. Nowadays, it seems that bacon is everywhere: on sandwiches, on sticks, and even at ...

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Commodities: Gold ends week on a high thanks to subdued US data and weaker dollar

Gold rose to a six-week high in Friday’s trading, aided by an ever weaker US dollar and worse than-expected US inflation, dampening expectations of a raise in interest rates. Second-quarter US gross domestic product and labour costs were factors in pushing the dollar lower, making gold more attractive to holders of other currencies. Chinese data on Friday showed consumption of ...

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A Feminist Portrait of Adolescence Through Glittery Commodities

Shaina Kasztelan, “If I Shaved My Pussy” (2017), mixed media (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic) HAMTRAMCK, Mich. — Let’s take a moment to appreciate weird beauty, and Shaina Kasztelan’s celebration of it, in her wild, multimedia paintings. In the inaugural solo show of Hamtramck’s new KO Gallery — headquarters for the Heavenly Dogs art collective, of which Kasztelan is ...

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20 Ships Discharge Petroleum Products, Other Commodities In Lagos

By Aisha Cole Lagos   –   Twenty ships are discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday. NPA explained that the ships were discharging buck wheat, general cargo, petrol, containers, seamless/steel, ballast,bulk sugar, bulk sulphur, corn and fertiliser. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 38 ...

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