Friday, October 24, 2014 1:32PM CDT
As farmers begin selecting seed for 2015, plant pathologists are urging them to check for a yield-robbing pest that often flies under the radar -- soybean cyst nematodes.
December corn was 3 cents higher, November soybeans 6 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat 9 cents higher.
Strong gains developed in the cash cattle market starting Thursday afternoon. It is expected that cash market interest will continue to be seen through much of Friday, although given the strong price jump over week ago levels, it is uncertain how many cattle packers will be willing to buy.