Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7:38AM CDT
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, Illinois researchers found some surprising news about how weed resistance develops, scientists found a useful stem rot resistance gene and GE sugarcane shows promise as a biofuel source.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7:29AM CDT
Since basis didn't entice farmers to move large quantities of corn to market over the past 12 months, piles of remaining old-crop corn are now appearing across parts of the Corn Belt as producers make room for another big crop.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7:15AM CDT
Though corn and soybean harvest and winter wheat planting continued to lag the average pace, this week's USDA Crop Progress report is seen as neutral for all three crops, according to DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom.
December corn was 1 cent lower, November soybeans were unchanged, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally higher.
Look for the cattle complex to open mixed thanks to a combination of follow-through selling and short-covering. Lean hog contracts should also begin with uneven price action as traders position ahead of the quarterly inventory.