Friday, July 12, 2019 1:55PM CDT
Several discussions at the BIO World Congress this week in Des Moines focused on the promise of gene-edited foods and trying to allay consumer concerns over the technology and explain to them why gene editing differs from genetic engineering. There's also an uncertain regulatory environment globally.
December corn is up 2 3/4 cents per bushel, November soybeans are up 1/4 cents, and September K.C. wheat is up 1 cent.
Light activity is expected to redevelop during early-week trade although limited volume is likely during the first couple of hours. Initial market direction is likely to be hard to pin down due to follow-through buying and position taking developing in lean hog and live cattle trade.