Tuesday, December 18, 2018 1:35PM CST
USDA announced Monday afternoon that "at the direction of President Donald J. Trump," the second "and final round" of trade aid payments under the Market Facilitation Program will be issued.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 1:26PM CST
Legal hemp may be all the rage in the new farm bill, but farmers in some states that have created cultivation and production plans are way ahead of farmers in other states right now that will have to wait for state officials to greenlight rules for farming the new legal commodity crop.
March corn was up 1/4 cent, January soybeans were up 2 1/4 cents, and March KC wheat was down 3 1/4 cents.
Look for cattle futures to open on a mixed basis thanks to a combination of residual selling and short-covering. Lean hog contracts should also with uneven price action as traders position further ahead of the Dec. 1 Hogs & Pigs report scheduled for Thursday.