Corn futures pushed out to their highest levels since October on support from strong export demand and spread unwinding with the soybean market.
The House on Thursday soundly rejected, 112-305, a $37.4 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Energy-Water spending measure (HR 5055). The bill is the second FY 2017 spending measure considered by the House.
US ag exports are now forecast for Fiscal 2016 at $124.5 billion with imports slashed to a still-record $114.8 billion to boost the forecast US ag trade surplus to $9.7 billion, USDA said in its updated Outlook for US Ag Exports.
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would rescind "job-destroying" Obama administration environmental actions within 100 days of taking office and cancel a landmark international climate deal reached last year in Paris.
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U.S. food price inflation for 2016 is still seen at 1.5% to 2.5% compared to 2015, unchanged from the April outlook even though there were several changes made to the forecasts in several commodities.
Ratification of a 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will be “painful” and “noisy,” President Barack Obama said May 23, but he is confident it will happen, despite high hurdles before and after Nov. 8 results are known.
With a week before the Memorial Day recess, lawmakers will continue working on appropriations measures, defense legislation, a rewrite of toxic chemicals regulations, a plan to help alleviate Puerto Rico’s debt crisis, and an energy bill.
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved 30-0 the $21.25 billion Fiscal 2017 spending bill for USDA and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a decline of $250 million compared to the 2016 enacted level.
It did not take long for reaction to come after EPA on Wednesday released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume obligations.
According to the meeting minutes, the Federal Open Market Committee left open the possibility of an increase in the federal funds rate at the June FOMC meeting.
As of Saturday, May 28
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