GRAINS, BEANS PRICES HIGHER OVERNIGHT; INVESTORS RAISE BULLISH BETS IN CORN


Grain and soybean futures were narrowly higher in overnight trading as investors square positions ahead of tomorrow’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expected by analysts to forecast domestic corn production at 14.973 billion bushels, according to a survey by Reuters. If…

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Meat Snack Products Containing FDA-Regulated Breadstick Products That Have Been Recalled Due To Misbranding And An Undeclared Ingredient


WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) breadsticks, meat and cheese products containing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated breadsticks that have been recalled by the producer, Jag Specialty Foods, due to concerns…

Biden Upgrades the USDA’s Thrifty Food Plan: SNAP Benefits


WASHINGTON, August 16, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a re-evaluation of the Thrifty Food Plan, used to calculate Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. As a result, the average SNAP benefit – excluding additional funds provided as part of pandemic relief – will increase for Fiscal Year…

New Director of Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station Joins UW


WYOMING (July 19, 2021)---The new director of the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) recently joined the University of Wyoming’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Eric Webster began his duties July 6. He previously was director of the Louisiana State University’s (LSU) Iberia Research Station and assistant regional director of…

Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination


July 13, 2021,  Editors Note---The release is being updated to alert consumers that the recalled ready to eat products were used in additional products produced by other establishments and retailers. Some products bear a different establishment number on the label due to further processing and some products may have been…