Friday, May 26, 2017 8:37PM CDT
Timely rains are helping rangelands bounce back from wildfire damage. Extension personnel recently shared what they learned from past wildfires in other counties on the Plains and what were some of the challenges, as well as benefits.
Friday, May 26, 2017 8:19PM CDT
At what he described as the first farm-bill hearing in Washington, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts acknowledged that the national debt is approaching $20 trillion, but he said that, between the savings from the last farm bill and a USDA crop insurance contract negotiation, "Everyone on this committee agrees that ag has already given at the store."
July corn was up 1/2 cent, July soybeans were down 2 cents, and July Chicago wheat was up 1/2 cent.
The cattle complex should open with mixed prices thanks to a combo of follow-through buying and pre report/weekend profit taking. Lean hog issues are also likely to begin with uneven action in light holiday-related trade volume.