Friday, June 23, 2017 10:42AM CDT
There are pockets of more severe financial strain, such as dryland wheat country in the western Plains and in the Southeast U.S., although lenders at last week's the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank's annual Ag Symposium did not report an excessive amount of troubled loans.
December corn was 1 cent higher, November soybeans were 2 cents higher, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was fractionally lower.
Live and feeder contracts are likely to open on a mixed basis thanks to residual selling and late-week profit-taking. Lean hog futures should also open with uneven price action as specs and commercials position ahead of the weekend break.