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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...

First Thing Today Audio | July 15, 2021

The E.U. raises its soft wheat forecast, dryness in Brazil results in dredging on the Parana River and ASF continues to cause concern...

First Thing Today Audio | July 14, 2021

World Weather Inc. forecasts an active near-term weather pattern for the Midwest, inflation accelerated in June and a new bipartisan push to open Cuba to U.S. agriculture arises...

First Thing Today Audio | July 13, 2021

Cordonnier sports a neutral to lower bias on U.S. corn and soybean crops, Americans expect inflation to increase and China’s meat imports retreat…

First Thing Today Audio | July 9, 2021

China's PPI rises, Secretary Vilsack will travel to Omaha today and President Biden is expected to sign a sweeping Executive Order...

First Thing Today Audio | July 2, 2021

Markets and government offices will be closed Monday in observance of Independence Day, the Fed suggests a 2022 rate hike and the House passes a transportation and water infrastructure measure...

First Thing Today Audio | June 29, 2021

Cordonnier makes no change to U.S. corn and soybean estimates, China rejects Canadian request for dispute settlement and details on dairy payments take a back seat to infrastructure plan...

First Thing Today Audio | June 22, 2021

Spring wheat condition ratings plummet, China will auction more state-owned corn and lawmakers edge closer to an infrastructure deal...