Wednesday, September 17, 2014 3:25PM CDT
As harvest nears, farmers need to make sure any corn they planted that contains biotech traits not approved in major export markets stays out of export channels.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:17AM CDT
An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining the science and ramifications of biotech crops by looking at the history of genetic engineering and the potential the crops and biotech foods hold for the future. Speakers offered the committee a range of views from university professors and non-governmental experts who have battled over biotech crops for decades.
Corn is lower at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are lower; wheat is lower.
Live and feeder cattle futures are expected to open significantly higher, sparked by follow-through buying and the persistence of cash premiums. Lean hog contracts should also begin on a firm basis, supported by improving fundamentals.