Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mixed, preparing for the week’s direct business, while feeders were down sharply on the strength in corn. August live was down $1.27 at $178.75 and October was $1.60 lower at $180.30. August feeders were $2.67 lower... Read More.
Winter wheat farmers made significant progress harvesting their crop last week in Kansas. The USDA says 87 percent of the crop is, well behind the average of 100 percent. Corn condition is rated 58 percent good-to-excellent with 24 perce4nt in the dough stage and 68... Read More.
Winter wheat harvest has been delayed in the US’s top producing state due to severe storms and significant rain events. Aaron Harries with the Kansas Wheat Commission tells Brownfield it’s usually wrapped up by now, but “(It’s) almost 65 percent complete, and it’s really... Read More.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mixed ahead of this week’s direct business, while feeders were up on the lower corn. The USDA’s semi-annual Cattle Inventory and monthly Cattle on Feed reports are out Friday. August live was down $.05 at $180.12... Read More.