Thursday, October 17, 2019 10:03AM CDT
The streams may have been swollen throughout much of the grain belts this year, but DTN's View From the Cab farmers are bent for leather to get this crop out of the field.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:13AM CDT
The Global Agricultural Productivity Index, released annually at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue, shows a spread between projected production and demand. Agricultural Total Factor Productivity, (TFP) is growing globally at a rate of 1.63% annually yet the growth needs to rise 1.73% annually to sustain the needs of a larger population at mid-century.
December corn is up 3 3/4 cents per bushel, November soybeans are up 8 cents, and December K.C. wheat is up 5 cents.
Limited interest thus far in cash cattle trade has kept markets sluggish and looking for potential end-of-the-week movement. The underlying support in live cattle futures continues to spark firm expectations in cash values.