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03.01.2024

Cold, Winter Weather Impact January Soybean Crush

Cold, Winter Weather Impact January Soybean Crush

**Bob Lane was out of the office today and will return on Monday, March 4, 2024.**

U.S. soybean crushing volumes totaled 195 million bushels in January, the USDA reported on March 1 in its latest Monthly Fats & Oils report....

03.01.2024

Week Closes with Active Gulf Market

Week Closes with Active Gulf Market

Used cooking oil (UCO) traded as low as 39.5 cts/lb into the Gulf market with bids and offers heard in a wide range over the last 24 hours. Offers were heard as high as 42 cts/lb del Gulf for...

03.01.2024

Animal Proteins – Friday

Animal Proteins – Friday

The market was quiet today with no changes. 

Looking at the monthly averages in February, the markets were mixed in terms of price direction with intra-month volatility seen. 

The one exception was ruminant meat and bonemeal which...