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America’s Crop Problems Raise a Red Flag for a Major Chicken Producer

Downpours that have hampered crop planting and boosted grain prices could prove a hurdle for Sanderson Farms Inc., as the U.S.’s third-largest chicken producer is yet to cover some grain costs. The company has locked in all its corn needs …

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana Face Flood of ‘Historic Magnitude’

Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold. More than a week of …