Wednesday, January 26, 2022 1:59PM CST
Japan-based Marubeni is selling most of its U.S.-based grain business run by Gavilon to Netherlands-based Viterra for $1.125 billion. Marubeni cited challenges owning Gavilon, which had taken significant financial losses during the past several years due to lower commodity prices.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 12:24PM CST
The findings of a University of Nebraska study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences bring into question the role corn genetics play in higher yields.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 5:00AM CST
Potash was down slightly, but the other retail fertilizer prices were slightly higher for the third week of January. 10-34-0 hit the $800/ton level for the first time since March 2012.
March corn was down 3 cents, March soybeans were down 1/4 cent and March KC wheat was down 12 1/4 cents.
Live cattle struggled with most contracts closing lower. February was higher due to steady cash trade surfacing Tuesday. Feeder cattle took it on the chin again due to bearish fundamentals. Hogs have no limits as futures continue to reach new highs.