The CME says during 2015, roughly 87% of daily livestock futures and options trade occurred during the proposed hours.
Crop insurance indemnities total $5.482 billion as of Feb. 8, 2016, up about $600 million over the past month, but still the smallest payouts since the 2010 crop year, according to Risk Management Agency (RMA) data.
Corn and soybeans closed marginally lower today, with SRW wheat closing 2 to 3 cents higher. HRW futures ended mixed and HRS was 1 to 2 cents lower. Cattle closed higher and lean hogs were mostly lower.
Pro Farmer's Chip Flory discusses the struggles wheat producers are facing.
This contrasts with cold, breezy conditions for the Midwest, South and East. Get more weather details.
Attache pegs the Argentine corn crop at 24 MMT and the wheat crop at 10.8 MMT.
Corn ended around a penny lower, with soybeans marginally higher. Winter wheat ended weaker. Live cattle ended mostly weaker, with feeders and lean hogs mixed.
In this article, your editors break down today's USDA report data and highlight the information most important to farmers.
Text highlights from USDA's February 9 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.
Included are key USDA's domestic and global Supply & Demand Report details and how they compare to month-ago, year-ago and pre-report expectations.
Corn is marginally lower, with soybean and wheat futures 1 to 2 cents lower. Livestock futures favoring a firmer tone.
As of Thursday, February 11
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