Friday, June 15, 2018 7:42AM CDT
With the Trump administration expected to announce tariffs Friday against China, farm groups are worried about the expected Chinese response. On Thursday, groups went to social media to call on Congress and the Trump administration to avoid handing down the tariffs.
Friday, June 15, 2018 7:18AM CDT
With U.S. packers and the meat industry in general feeling the pinch of a chronic labor shortage, politicians would be wise to follow the words of the hymn "Come, Labor On" in crafting immigration policy, suggests DTN Livestock Analyst John Harrington.
July corn was down 2 3/4 cents, July soybeans were unchanged, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was down 7 1/2 cents.
Lean hog contracts are set to open higher, supported by positive fundamentals and follow-through buying. The cattle complex should also open with a firm undertone thanks to residual buying interest and cash premiums.