Tuesday, June 19, 2018 6:29AM CDT
The U.S. corn crop's good-to-excellent rating is the highest for this time of year in nearly two decades, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's latest Crop Progress report.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 6:24AM CDT
Language in the House version of the farm bill would help farm associations start or promote health plans for their members. The language comes as the U.S. Department of Labor is expected to finalize language meant to expand Association Health Plans (AHPs) as a way to lower insurance costs for small employers.
July corn was down 7 cents, July soybeans were down 20 1/2 cents, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was down 9 3/4 cents.
Lean hog contracts should open moderately higher thanks to follow-through buying and ideas of strengthening cash and product prices. Live and feeder cattle futures seem set to begin with mixed prices as traders remain unsure regarding cash potential.