After Thursday's new one-month high in July corn, the pressure is on funds
to buy back their large short obligations.
Leaders from the National Pork Producers Council are asking the U.S.
Senate to take up an aid package that would compensate pork producers for
losses from euthanizing hogs. The American Farm Bureau Federation also wants to
see funds expanded for the Commodity Credit Corp. as well. With food returning
more to normal on grocery shelves, farmers are worried that everyone will
perceive the situation on farms is back to normal as well.
EGCrisis Continues for Hog Farmers
A federal judge will allow an ethanol-market manipulation case to continue
against Archer Daniels Midland.
Ethanol Price Manipulation Case Moves
Miles between farms can be a plus when weather isn't cooperating. DTN's
View From the Cab farmers aren't afraid to spread out, but it doesn't mean the
logistics are always easy.
SView From the Cab
The Cattle on Feed reports aren't something that many producers sit down
at night to study, but seeing that the last two COF reports have differed
upwards of 22% to 23% compared to placements in 2019, the recap of the reports
may hold tangible information about the upcoming fall feeder cattle market.
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Showers and thunderstorms dotted the eastern Midwest Friday afternoon. A few showers in the far Northern Plains were also featured. Other primary crop areas were dry. Temperatures ranged from the mid 50s in the southern Canadian Prairies to the low 90s in southwestern Texas. » More DTN Weather Commentary
Posted at 3:50PM Fri May 29, 2020 CDT
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