Memorial Day holiday closures
Grain markets will be closed Sunday night and Monday for Memorial Day (May 27th) and will re-open Monday night at 7:00pm CDT. Livestock futures will be closed Monday and resume trading Tuesday morning.
Prairie Farms to host 75th anniversary events
Prairie Farms will be hosting events free to the public in honor of their 75th anniversary as well as June Dairy Month.
NPPC fear COOL rule retaliation
The U.S. pork industry fears possible trade retaliation in two of its major markets, after USDA issued a final rule on country of origin meat labeling. We have a report from RFD Radio's Matt Kaye.
Immigration: The conversation
Immigration reforms raise many questions. Get some answers here.
Ag groups seek to knock down EU barriers
A broad collection of U.S. farm interests have urged the nation's likely next top trade official to leave nothing off the table in talks with the European Union (EU).
Federal aid approved for 14 more counties
Disaster aid also sought for local governments.
Senate agrees to crop insurance limits
Senate action would reduce crop insurance premium subsidies for larger farm operations.
Farmland prices moderate after incredible run
The drop in crop prices in recent months apparently took some steam out of the farmland market. We have comments from Chicago Fed economist David Oppedahl.
Northern Illinois small grains program June 20
The event is co-sponsored by the Illinois Wheat Association and U of I Extension.
Cash soybean basis levels fall for third day
Some soybean processors are beginning to price beans out to the August and November contracts.