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This Alabama dining gem is hidden in plain sight

Jun. 28, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Tucked away in a retail center off Hoover’s busy John Hawkins Parkway, Jake’s Soul Food Café is practically hidden in plain sight. Pardon us that it has taken us this long to discover it. “We’ve been here almost five years,” Sherrell Moore, the...

Potential Nebraska ag losses pegged at $3.7B from pandemic

Jun. 10, 2020 5:27 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska potentially faces nearly $3.7 billion in agricultural losses from the coronavirus pandemic if economic conditions do not improve, the Nebraska Farm Bureau said Wednesday. Its estimate projects revenue losses for this year's commodities, including corn, soybeans, wheat, beef...

Grains mixed,livestock mixed

Jun. 2, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

Wheat for Jul. fell 7.25 cents at 5.08 a bushel; Jul. corn was up 1 cent at 3.2425 a bushel, Jul. oats was off 1.50 cents at $3.2825 a bushel; while Jul. soybeans advanced 10 cents at $8.5050 a bushel. Beef and pork was lower the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Jun. live cattle lost 3 cents at $.9530 a pound; Aug....

Grains higher,livestock mixed

May. 15, 2020 4:46 PM EDT

Wheat for Jul was off 2 cents at 5.0025 a bushel; Jul. corn rose 1 75 cents at 3.1925 a bushel, Jul oats was up 7 cent at $3.12 a bushel; while Jul soybeans gained 1.5 cents at $8.3850 a bushel. Beef was higher and pork was lower the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Jun. live cattle rose 2.88 cent at $.9700 a pound;...

In this Friday, April 24, 2020, photo, butcher William DeLee cuts ribeye steaks for a customer at Iverstine Farms' Butcher Shop in Baton Rouge, La. (Hilary Scheinuk/The Advocate via AP)

Uptick in home cooking has patrons heading to local butcher

May. 9, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — March and April traditionally are slow months for Iverstine Farms Butcher, but that changed when the coronavirus pandemic forced people to self-quarantine. Restaurant dining rooms were shuttered, and though takeout was readily available, more people started cooking at home. On a...

Grains higher, livestock mixed

May. 7, 2020 3:44 PM EDT

Wheat for May was up 4.25 cent at 5.29 a bushel; May. corn rose 4.25 cents at 3.16 a bushel, May oats gained 5 cents at $3.1525 a bushel; while May soybeans advanced 11 cents at $8.4150 a bushel. Beef higher, pork lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Jun. live cattle rose 4.5 cents at $.9397 a pound; May...