The CFTC settled charges against McVean Trading and Investments LLC of Memphis; its chairman and CEO, Charles Dow McVean Sr.; and firm president, Michael Wharton, as well as a consultant for the investment firm, Samuel Gilmore. Collectively, the company and employees agreed to pay $5 million in fines.
Farmers aren't certain if they would fare better under the health
care bill in the U.S. Senate, but they are looking for relief from a steady
rise in premiums and wider spread of deductibles they've seen over the past
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The U.S. is suspending all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because
of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the
American market, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue announced on Thursday.
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The outbreak of the disease, spread by grain curl mites, stems from
poor volunteer wheat control last summer and a long, warm fall.
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President Donald Trump used his trip to Iowa on Wednesday to hit on
many of the issues important to farmers and ranchers.
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Growers are old hands at spotting soybean aphids and Japanese
beetles, but bacterial leaf streak of corn is likely to be less familiar to
most this year.
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