Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:08AM CDT
Average retail prices for seven of the eight major fertilizers were up the second week of April 2018, while the price of one fertilizer was down compared to the previous month.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 8:50AM CDT
The House farm bill passed the Agriculture Committee on Wednesday on a 26-20 margin and heads to the full House with changes to overhaul the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in different ways. The bill could make it to the floor in early May.
July corn was fractionally lower, July soybeans were fractionally higher, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 5 cents higher.
Lean hog futures should open at least moderately higher Thursday, supported by residual buying and impressive evidence of accelerating cash strength. On the other hand, the cattle complex seems staged to open mixed, linked to a combination of follow-through buying and pre-cash/cattle-on-feed profit-taking.