Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:17AM CDT
Wet, cold spring weather continues to delay planting and other field work in Leon Kriesel's area of western Nebraska. While drier weather in Lane Robinson's area near Cromwell, Indiana, has been favorable for field work, temperatures have not yet risen enough to slow the spread of the avian flu virus.
July corn is down 1 3/4 cents, July soybeans are up 3 1/4 cents, and July Chicago wheat is down 5 3/4 cents.
The lean hog pit should open some higher, supported by light short covering and firming carcass value. The cattle complex is likely to begin with mixed price actions thanks to long liquidation and cash premiums.