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Labor Market Report July 2023

By Kansas Department of Labor   IMPORTANT NOTE: This release includes nonfarm jobs and labor force estimates for July 2023, which are produced using data from two monthly surveys. Data for nonfarm job estimates is collected through a survey of employers while the main input for... Read More.

Producers discuss market for U.S. pork in Colombia

Photo by U.S. Meat Export Federation Producers representing the National Pork Board saw the importance of U.S. pork exports firsthand recently in Cartagena, Colombia. Alayne Johnson, a NPB director from northeastern Indiana, attended the U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Latin American Product Showcase, an event that... Read More.

Global soybean market remains competitive

The global market for soybeans is competitive and a commodity broker says that won’t change anytime soon. Jody Lawrence of Strategic Training Advisors tells Brownfield… “Brazil and Argentina are going to outproduce us in soybeans, we will never catch up to them, by more than... Read More.

More market volatility expected

A market analyst expects more row crop price volatility. Mike North with tells Brownfield the major shift in USDA’s soybean acres in the recent planted acreage report sent new crop prices skyrocketing towards fourteen dollars a bushel, but there was some correction. ... Read More.