Latest News From

Evening Report | July 22, 2021

Spotty Midwest drought improvement, spring wheat areas still baking.

Evening Report | July 21, 2021

Another forecast for an even bigger 2021-22 Brazilian bean crop. High degree of uncertainty about coming cattle placements number.

Evening Report | July 20, 2021

Reuters is reporting the White House delayed rulemaking on RFS. More freezing temperatures likely for Brazil in the days and weeks ahead. CRP signup deadline is Friday.

Evening Report | July 19, 2021

Spring wheat ratings dive again, as hot, dry weather bakes crop.

Evening Report | July 16, 2021

USDA raises its 2021 beef export forecast, trims total supply for 2022. July rural mainstreet index shows strong rural economies. Pork processors lost their line speeds appeal.

Evening Report | July 15, 2021

Worrisome long-term weather maps for spring wheat country and into the western Corn Belt. NOPA’s June crush slows more than anticipated. Schumer plans to tee up infrastructure vote next week.

Evening Report | July 14, 2021

Beige Book notes the Fed’s business contacts not convinced inflation is transitory. Smithfield halts slaughter at its original Virginia facility. U.S. steps up pressure on businesses over Xinjiang situation.

Evening Report | July 13, 2021

La Nina re-emergence could spell trouble for Brazilian producers, opportunity for the U.S.