Sonny Perdue's nomination hearing to be USDA Secretary begins this morning amid budget cuts, trade policy concerns and low commodity prices.
Total red meat supplies in the nation's freezers are down 6% from year-ago levels.
Pro Farmer’s Julianne Johnston provides closing market commentary.
Dry, cold weather currently for Corn Belt.
Pro Farmer Editor Brian Grete provides closing market commentary.
Markets and traders are openly asking questions and thinking about whether or not self-inflicted wounds and perhaps other, direr events could unravel the Trump presidency.
The reality is there are far more important pieces of information that will factor into market moves than just a bearish acreage intentions figure.
But "very" warm temps prevail ahead of the late-week storms.
Warmer- and drier-than-normal conditions across Kansas led to slight crop deterioration.
As of Thursday, March 23
Feels Like 36°