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.
Mixed trade is expected early Wednesday with firm follow-through support expected to develop in cattle trade. Lean hog futures should remain mixed when markets open with a combination of follow-through selling and short-covering stepping into the complex.