Friday, December 6, 2013 12:03PM CST
Ethanol supporters say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is endangering the rural economy and cellulosic ethanol if it cuts the Renewable Fuel Standard. Those who want to reform the RFS tell the agency the policy is broken.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:58PM CST
Independent U.S. farm operations hold advantages compared to overseas competitors with 100,000 acres and up, farmer columnist Adam Erwin learned at a global farm investment fair.
Corn futures are higher at 6 a.m. CST, soybeans lower and wheat higher.
Live and feeder futures are expected to open this morning with uneven prices thanks to a slow combination of follow-through selling and late-week short covering. Lean hog contracts should open moderately lower, pressured by fundamental worries.