Cost of the holiday meal for 10 people 75 cents lower than last year.
Volatility to continue; risk management critical, says cattle association president.
Planting behind schedule in Brazil and Argentina, and La Nina could bring weather challenges during the growing season.
Most of remaining corn, soybeans in northern Illinois; winter wheat planting 95 percent complete.
Drying down corn in northern states where harvest remains behind will take plenty of fuel, says GROWMARK analyst.
Illinois farmers are putting the finishing touches on this year's harvest and will be looking for help from trade agreements to move crops to customers.
Most land purchases still being made by farmers.
Bilateral agreements not an effective substitute for larger pacts, such as NAFTA and TPP, Young says.
Proof of completed training will be part of recordkeeping for every application.
Be sure to have all necessary permits for overweight loads, says IFB trucking expert.