The U.S. added 178,000 to nonfarm payrolls in November, in line with expectations for an increase between 170,000 and 180,000. The unemployment rate, however, fell to 4.6 percent while it was expected to hold steady at 4.9 percent, reflecting more people finding employment and over 400,000 people dropping out of the labor force.
Soybean futures rallied into and immediately coming out of Thanksgiving.
The acreage cap remains a key factor as agency works to keep acreage below 24 million.
Check out our MarketWatch table, which features monthly and quarterly price outlooks, along with weekly prices for a wide range of ag markets.
Snow event due for Northern Plains, Midwest next week.
Pro Farmer's Chip Flory and Brian Grete explain there's still plenty to keep an eye on during December on this week's Profit Briefing segment on AgDay TV.
Last week’s death of Fidel Castro marks an important moment in the history of Cuba—and it almost certainly represents an opportunity for U.S.-Cuban relations to continue their long thaw.
Pro Farmer Editor Brian Grete provides closing market commentary.
South to see heavy rains this weekend.
Corn sales, on the other hand, disappointed. Wheat export sales were solid and near the top end of expectations.
The future is very bright, but we can't forget about the past.
As of Friday, December 2
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