Archive for July, 2021

Jul 29 2021

Dave’s Weekly Market Update

Happy Thursday! Eggs: This week, eggs drifted slightly lower as retail demand is sluggish and food service is not absorbing the excess. I do not think there will be a big decrease as soon the schools will start gearing back up throughout the country. Butter:  The price of butter dropped this week as supplies are

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Jul 23 2021

Dave’s Weekly Market Update

Good afternoon to all, Eggs: The egg market remained stable this week. At this point, there are no factors pushing the market. Possibly the next upward pressure on markets will be the reopening of schools. Butter: While the market bounced around a bit this week, it dropped a bit today. The close was still higher

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Jul 13 2021

Industry News – Shipping Delays and Higher Rates Get Small Businesses Jammed Up

Small importers bear the brunt of snarled supply chains; ‘$17,000 and it won’t move until September’ Wall Street Journal By Costas Paris July 11, 2021 11:00 am ET Video: LA port backup reflects larger supply-chain issues Long waits for merchandise deliveries and crippling costs are hobbling the efforts of small and midsize businesses across the

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Jul 07 2021

Industry News – Grasshopper infestation ravages drought-stricken West

Infestation could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in agricultural losses By Peter Aitken | Fox News The western United States, already stricken by a severe drought, now has a plague of grasshoppers to contend with. Agriculture officials have launched the largest grasshopper-killing campaign since the 1980s as the insects’ strip an already ravaged land.

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