Monday, February 27, 2017 7:13AM CST
Executives from John Deere and Rabobank predicted continued low commodity prices, and joined a Land O'Lakes executive in expressing concerns about volatility in trade relations.
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:11PM CST
High and growing production levels will likely continue the trend of declining prices. Increased exports might result, but a strong U.S. dollar remains as a headwind there.
May corn was fractionally higher, May soybeans were 1 cent higher, and July Kansas City wheat was 3 cents lower.
Look for the cattle complex to open higher, supported by encouraging fundamentals and the premium structure of feedlot cash. Lean hog contracts should also begin with a firm undertone tied to short covering the adjustments of extreme board discounts.