Thursday, March 30, 2023 2:24PM CDT
United States inventory of all hogs and pigs on March 1, 2023, was 72.9 million head. This was up slightly from March 1, 2022, but down 2% from Dec. 1, 2022, USDA NASS reported on Thursday.
Thursday, March 30, 2023 9:48AM CDT
Emergency crews remain on the scene of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe ethanol train derailment and fire in Raymond, Minnesota, as federal and state officials make their way to the scene in southwest Minnesota.
Thursday, March 30, 2023 5:00AM CDT
Illinois had a clean sweep of the Top 10 list of the nation's best county soybean yields while non-Illinois counties had only three spots in the Top 20. On the opposite end of the spectrum, drought-stricken states in the Southern Plains had the nation's worst soybean yields.
May corn up 3 cents, May soybeans are up a penny, and May KC wheat is up 4 cents.
Cattle futures continued to regain ground Wednesday as cash trade has not yet taken place and it appears higher cash might be in the cards. Hogs were under pressure right from the start as funds seem to be comfortable moving into the Hogs & Pigs report remaining short.