Friday, September 18, 2020 2:07PM CDT
Marketing cattle isn't as easy as it once was and showing your accountant a green summary come tax season isn't as likely as it once was, but just because it isn't as easy doesn't mean it's not doable. Like we've discussed before, you still have your cattle, which means you still have your asset -- you just have to give that asset the right arena to perform for you.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:13PM CDT
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke Tuesday to members of the National Farmers Union, championing a bill by Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson that would require EPA to release more details about oil refiners that request small-refinery exemptions.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:11PM CDT
Addressing the issues with wildfire mitigation, the American Farm Bureau Federation and 13 state affiliates also are asking Congress to provide additional funds and programs to help prevent and recover from catastrophic wildfires. USDA also detailed some of the disaster aid available for farmers and livestock producers hit by the wildfires.
December corn is up 1 3/4 cents, November soybeans are up 11 cents and December KC wheat is up 4 cents.
Lean hog markets continue to remain in the spotlight with the focus on changes in global demand sparking additional interest in U.S. pork. Underlying support is expected to continue through the end of the week, potentially helping to bring spillover support to cattle futures.