Thursday, January 20, 2022 3:21PM CST
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday said China fell about $16 billion short of its purchase commitments for agricultural goods over the past two years. China also did not advance policies on biotechnology or other key parts of the phase-one agreement, but the U.S. "walks a fine line" with China as a top agricultural importer.
Thursday, January 20, 2022 11:37AM CST
A federal judge in Colorado has set a new trial date for the chicken company executives accused of an alleged broiler price conspiracy, rejecting motions for acquittal.
March corn is down 2 1/2 cents per bushel, March soybeans are up 2 3/4 cents, and March KC wheat is down 5 cents.
Both cattle and hog futures were higher Wednesday. Traders felt more confident buying cattle due to continued rising boxed beef prices and the anticipation for increasing slaughter. Packers again stepped up to the plate aggressively looking for hogs to meet strong demand.