Tuesday, July 17, 2018 6:40AM CDT
The 2015 implementation of the system known as positive train control was extended by Congress to have the systems in place in December of this year. It also left open the possibility of an additional extension to 2020.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 6:25AM CDT
Good-to-excellent condition ratings for both corn and soybeans declined nationwide last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service's latest Crop Progress report.
December corn was up 3 1/4 cents, November soybeans were up 4 cents, and September Kansas City (HRW) wheat was up 6 1/4 cents.
Live and feeder contracts should open unevenly with nearbys gaining on deferreds. Lean hog issues should also start out on a mixed note with new spot August supported somewhat by the premium status of the cash index.