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May egg production dips

U.S. egg production during May was down 2% on the year at 9.1 billion. That included 7.81 billion table eggs and 1.3 billion hatching eggs, most of which were broiler-type. The USDA says that was due to a smaller number of layers, 371 million... Read More.

New crop U.S. cotton stocks climb, rice dips

The USDA made modest adjustments to the domestic new crop cotton and rice ending stocks estimates. The rice carryout for next marketing year is now pegged at 44.5 million hundredweight, down 1 million from May on a larger old crop export guess, now at... Read More.