Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:54PM CST
A report on the Market Facilitation Program released Tuesday by Senate Democrats challenges USDA's trade aid, arguing the highest payments went to Southern farmers who grow cotton while USDA also ignored typical protocols such as limits on payment caps.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:50PM CST
Three contest entries broke the 200-bushel barrier this year; the National Wheat Yield Contest also continues to recognize growers who far exceed county averages.
December corn is down 1 1/4 cents per bushel, January soybeans are up 3/4 cent, and December KC wheat is down 3 1/2 cents.
Limited early-morning activity is expected, but a firm undertone is likely to redevelop in lean hog trade as traders focus on technical buying midweek. Cattle futures remain firm, but limited short-term upside market may subdue early buying activity.