Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:33AM CDT
Coming off the completion of the new North American free-trade deal -- the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement -- the U.S. Trade Representative's office announced new talks on three possible trade negotiations.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 6:51AM CDT
The 2018 Global Agricultural Productivity (GAP) Index, put together by the Global Harvest Initiative, continues to highlight that food production is not growing fast enough to sustainably feed the world in 2050. The problem is worse in low-income countries where production growth is falling way behind demand.
December corn was down 1, November soybeans were up 2, and December KC wheat was down 1 1/2.
Lean hog futures are expected to open under pressure thanks to defensive fundamentals. On the other hand, look for live and feeder cattle futures to open on a mixed basis as traders jockey ahead of the Oct. 1 Cattle on Feed report.