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First Thing Today | July 19, 2021

Spring wheat still soaring amid weather woes, with the warm dry forecast for the western Corn Belt concerning. China’s grain imports are still soaring. Its Sichuan province reported ASF in illegally transported piglets

Road to $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Measure

Hurdles ahead, but go-it-alone Dems want it bad

Bipartisan Negotiators Drop Stronger Tax Enforcement from Infrastructure Bill Pay-fors

Funding issues stall talks on physical infrastructure measure

After the Bell | July 16, 2021

Weather will be the focal point next week as heat is expected to build, especially in the northwestern Corn Belt, where extreme temps are likely. Wheat has taken on a rare summer leadership role.

Market Watch | July 16, 2021

Soybean, spring wheat cash prices surged this week.

U.S. Pork Industry Loses Appeal on Line Speeds

Social Security benefits COLA likely to be largest in decade | Billions paid in child tax credits

First Thing Today Audio | July 16, 2021

Harsh weather is forecast for the end of July, Germany confirms ASF on 2 farms and Xi Jinping emphasizes China's national food security problem...