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Sterling Drops Conference Game to Ottawa

Sterling, Kan. (SCWarriors.com) – The Warriors lost a hard-fought battle to the Ottawa Braves on Saturday, 91-83. Much of the game was closely contested, but it was their success getting to and making shots from the free throw line that sealed the deal... Read More.

Red meat in cold storage drops 11% on the year

Red meat in cold storage at the end of November 2023 dropped significantly compared to year-ago levels. The USDA says red meat stocks were 11% below a year ago thanks to good demand and a decline in production for both beef and pork. Beef in... Read More.

No. 17 Kansas Drops Four-Setter at No. 8 Texas

AUSTIN, Texas – The No. 17 Kansas volleyball team fell in a four-set heartbreaker (17-25, 25-16, 18-25, 22-25) at No. 8 Texas on Thursday night in Gregory Gym in Austin.With the loss, Kansas moves to 12-3, 3-2 in Big 12 play, while Texas now posts... Read More.

Producer Sentiment drops as crop prices weaken and production costs rise

Farmer sentiment declined for a second consecutive month, according to the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.  The September index fell 9 points to a reading of 106. Jim Mintert, director of Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture, says producers expressed concerns about the current situation... Read More.

Red meat in cold storage drops, poultry up

The difference for red meat and poultry cold storage numbers is demand. The USDA says red meat supplies at the start of the month were 920.485 million pounds, a drop of 15% on the year, including an 18% decrease for beef to 421.627 million... Read More.

Global Dairy Index drops 4.3%

Dairy prices were mostly down on the world market as Tuesday’s Global Dairy Trading index fell 4.3%, the second-largest drop in the index since February. More than half of Tuesday’s trade was whole milk powder, which saw prices fall 8%.  Cheddar cheese and skim... Read More.

Wheat drops, corn extends losses

Soybeans were mixed, mostly lower, on bull spreading. Beans continue to watch the weather, with hot temperatures and mixed rainfall this week. Some northern growing areas could see rain, while other areas should remain dry. The big test will be weather during the... Read More.

Global Dairy Trade Index drops 3.3% Tuesday

The Global Dairy Trade Index fell 3.3% in Tuesday’s trading session.  Prices for all products were down, but butter and buttermilk powder took the largest fall. Buttermilk powder was down 11.4% to just $2,189 per metric ton, or $0.99 per pound. Butter was down 10.3%... Read More.