Across the Corn Belt, a slow-moving storm system is producing widespread showers, with mostly positive impacts on corn and soybeans. Early Monday, the most significant rain is falling in the eastern Corn Belt, from Illinois to Ohio. Over the last several days, however,... Read More.
At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were higher watching corn, and waiting for the week’s direct cash business to develop. October live cattle closed $.80 higher at $181.30 and December lives closed $.95 higher at $185.55. September feeders closed $1.55... Read More.
Widespread rainfall helped improve soil moisture and revitalized drought-stressed crops. Corn is rated 73% good to excellent with 18% silking. Soybeans are rated 70% good to excellent with 92% planted, 83% of the crop emerged, and 24% blooming. Cotton is rated 75% good to... Read More.
Rains across Kansas slowed corn and soybean planting. USDA says 91 percent of the corn crop has been planted, three-quarters has emerged and 51 percent is rated in good-to-excellent condition. Eighty-percent of soybeans are in, 62 percent are up and 57 percent is in good-to-excellent... Read More.