The full impact of a hot and dry summer in the U.S. Midwest is unlikely to show up in the government's next estimate of the U.S. corn crop as it typically makes just small adjustments to its harvest outlook during Augus
Cattle feeding margins were unchanged from the previous week, which means the train wreck continues. Despite modest gains in the cash market, cattle feeders lost an average of $206 per head, just $1 better than the previous week.
Beef imports totaled 263 million pounds in August, down 16.0% compared to a year ago, and down 2.2% compared to the month before. Reduced shipments from Australia accounted for all of the decline. Improved pasture condi