Message from discussion The "Harvesting Companies" issue
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From: Jack Campin <bo...@purr.demon.co.uk>
Subject: Re: The "Harvesting Companies" issue
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>>> Do they give daily reports on the market clearing prices for
>>> hogs and cattle and such, or isn't there much of that activity
>>> in your parts?
>> That's an interesting question I'd never thought of. Ag commodities
>> are NOT reported. I guess they do that on the internet. We get
>> natural gas, oil and gold prices, which relate to my city's urban
>> corporate management culture centered on the oil biz (and gold?
>> Shrug.) But not pork bellies or grain prices on the radio.
> Late to the party as usual, I asked a similar question before I read this.
> Memory sometimes fails, but I seem to remember hearing such prices quoted
> on a radio station in Los Angeles in the late 60s. If so, apparently there
> was a need for such things on the 5 am (or so) news.
When I was a kid in New Zealand, prices for wool and sheep were
attached to national radio news bulletins, the same as they did
with weather forecasts. More than once daily.
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