Wednesday, October 7, 2015 9:54AM CDT
A technicality pays multi-county growers based on where records are housed, not necessarily counties where land is farmed. For some, it's a $60- to $100-an-acre difference.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 2:07PM CDT
Reflecting the importance the White House sees in getting agriculture on its side in the TPP debate, President Barack Obama will go to USDA on Tuesday where he will join Secretary Tom Vilsack for a meeting with agriculture and business leaders.
December corn was unchanged, November soybeans were 2 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat was 3 cents higher.
Look for cattle contracts to begin with moderate gains, supported by follow-through buying and still light delivery interest. Hog futures should also open with a firm basis thanks to sound fundamentals.