Wednesday, October 26, 2016 1:17PM CDT
Harvest is winding down for Chase Brown of Decatur, Illinois, with soybeans likely to be finished up this week followed by about four more days of corn harvest next week. Meanwhile, Jim Hoover of Newport, Pennsylvania, is still waiting on a killing frost before harvesting his double-crop soybeans.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 11:59AM CDT
With Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton continuing to widen her lead against Republican Donald Trump, control of the House is now very much up in the air. Currently, the House makeup is 246 Republicans with 186 Democrats and three vacancies.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 7:51AM CDT
Research done by 2016's Nobel prize-winning economists offers some lessons for landowners, farmers, and policy-makers regarding the agriculture industry's profitability.
December corn was fractionally higher, November soybeans were 8 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat was 1 cent higher.
Look for lean hog futures to open moderately higher, supported by short-covering and bull spreading. The cattle complex should also begin on a firm basis with the help of improving carcass value and ideas of further cash market strength.