Energy crunch drives up global metals prices

Copper prices closed in on a 10-year high on Friday as industrial metals from zinc to aluminium rallied on growing concerns that the global energy crunch would hit production.

USDA to Survey Hemp Farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) plans to send 20,500 hemp producers across the country their first Hemp Acreage and Production Survey, beginning October 18.