The USDA says farmers planted more upland cotton acres in 2022 than in 2021 while planting fewer acres of rice. Upland cotton planting totaled 12.322 million acres, 11% above a year ago, with increases in 16 of the 17 top production states. Rice planted area... Read More.
Slower demand for some types of cheese pushed the U.S. supply to record end of May levels. The USDA says natural cheese stocks at the end of last month were 1.512 billion pounds, up 4% on the year, even as cheese production for the... Read More.