Friday, March 5, 2021 5:36PM CST
The Senate begins taking up a $1.9 trillion spending bill Thursday afternoon, though debate and votes could be delayed because Republican senators want a full reading of the $1.9 trillion spending bill. The Senate Agriculture Committee chairwoman and ranking member are split over the bill.
Friday, March 5, 2021 5:35PM CST
The last three months have seen a strip of increased rainfall in a few states, but precipitation overall remains below normal in the northwestern portions of the Missouri River basin. The forecast shows lower potential flood risk on the main stem of the Missouri River going into spring.
Friday, March 5, 2021 5:34PM CST
The Arkansas State Plant Board has voted to consider using the federal dicamba cutoff dates this season, in a sudden reversal of the May 25 cutoff date the board approved in December.
May corn is up 5 3/4 cents per bushel, May soybeans are up 2 1/4 cents, and May KC wheat is up 3/4 cent.
Cattle just could not get it going Thursday as the market seems to be in more of a bearish grip. Traders have not yet felt confident to buy the break as underlying cash does not support it. Hogs futures are holding well, but the market may be getting tired. This is indicated by futures moving somewhat sideways over the past week.