Tuesday, October 6, 2015 2:07PM CDT
Reflecting the importance the White House sees in getting agriculture on its side in the TPP debate, President Barack Obama will go to USDA on Tuesday where he will join Secretary Tom Vilsack for a meeting with agriculture and business leaders.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:23PM CDT
Rain halted harvest for View From the Cab farmer Lane Robinson in Cromwell, Indiana, but while soybeans are just average, corn is looking pretty good. Rain also came to Gurley, Nebraska, where View From the Cab farmer Leon Kriesel said the rain was a lifesaver for his wheat.
December corn was unchanged, November soybeans were 2 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat was 3 cents higher.
Look for cattle contracts to begin with moderate gains, supported by follow-through buying and still light delivery interest. Hog futures should also open with a firm basis thanks to sound fundamentals.