Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:44AM CST
Although President Donald Trump's administration and some Midwest lawmakers are urging oil and ethanol interests to have meetings of the minds to hash out Renewable Fuel Standard differences, one biofuels organization leader remains unconvinced it will happen.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:38AM CST
Republican congressmen introduced the "Securing America's Future Act" on Wednesday. The bill had several provisions ending green card lottery programs and claimed to reduce overall immigration levels by 25% a year, but at the same time would increase visas for skilled workers and increase visas for agricultural workers.
March corn was 1 cent higher, March soybeans were 5 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was 3 cents lower.
Lean hog contracts should open moderately higher, supported by follow-through buying and firming carcass value. The cattle complex seems likely to begin with modest strength thanks in part to short-covering and the premium status of recent feedlot sales.