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Crops

8/26/2016 4:58 pm

A rough week for the grain complex, especially for wheat as new contract lows were stamped for Chicago and Kansas City. Minneapolis, whose front month had been the leader higher, had a quick deflation and helped to pull the whole wheat complex lower.

Livestock

8/12/2016 10:45 am

Cattle futures have experienced a strong bump in prices over the last two weeks, with October futures trading from under $106.00 per hundredweight to over $116.00, topping on August 4 at $116.35.

The ethanol industry is cooking with gas, still needing the Environmental Protection Agency to allow for more use of the renewable fuel to be used in the U.S. petroleum supply, according to one industry leader. Jeff Broin, Chairman and CEO of POET, the No. 1 renewable fuels producer in the world,