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Illinois Farmland Values Jump 20%

Survey finds impressive gains in Illinois farmland values for all classes of farmland

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Corn, soybean export inspections slowed by Ida

Corn and soybean inspections dropped sharply, as expected, due to impacts from Hurricane Ida.

Monday Morning Wake Up Call | September 7, 2021

Corn and wheat futures are under light pressure with soybeans mixed with a lower bias. Fat cattle futures are higher to open the week with feeders and lean hogs under pressure.

First Thing Today | September 7, 2021

Slightly firmer tone in grain and soy futures coming out of the extended holiday weekend.

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U.S. exports of pork retreated in July, while beef shipments ramped up

China’s July pork shipments from the U.S. plummeted 62.2% from year-ago.

Market Watch | September 2, 2021

Updated monthly and quarterly price forecasts.

Heavy rain eases drought in the western Corn Belt

This week’s National Drought Monitor reflected widespread improvement across areas of the Midwest and eastern parts of the Central and Northern Plains in response to beneficial rainfall.