Tuesday, March 20, 2018 7:48AM CDT
The first barge has yet to make its way through Lake Pepin to get to St. Paul, Minnesota, because the ice in the middle of the lake was still too thick on March 14, 2018, to allow tows to pass through.
May corn was 1/4 cent higher, May soybeans were 2 1/2 cents higher, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 4 cents higher.
Live and feeder futures should open at least moderately lower, checked by residual selling and technical bearishness. Similarly, lean hog contracts seem set to continue on the defensive, pressured by both plentiful market hog numbers and struggling pork demand.