Wednesday, March 25, 2015 11:28AM CDT
Farmers have growing incentive to actively monitor wind speeds while applying pesticides, as more herbicides come to market, sensitive crops abound, and the threat of litigation rises.
May corn was 1 cent higher, May soybeans were 2 cents higher, and May Chicago wheat was 4 cents higher.
Live and feeder contracts are staged to begin moderately higher, supported by strong wholesale beef prices and firm cash expectations. On the other hand, lean hog contracts seem set to open some longer thanks to long liquidation and softer carcass value.