Tuesday, December 11, 2018 1:42PM CST
The departure of Motor Vessel Thomas E. Erickson in late November signified the end of the 2018 shipping season on the Upper Mississippi River within the St. Paul District.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 1:29PM CST
More attention is being paid currently to the role of farm practices in reducing the carbon footprint of biofuels. Members of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association have been researching just how much carbon farmers in the Northern Plains can store while growing corn. The corn is sold for ethanol production, and eventually the ethanol shipped to California because of that state's Low Carbon Fuels Standard.
March corn was up 1 3/4 cents, January soybeans were up 7 1/4 cents, and March KC wheat was up 4 1/2 cents.
Limited early activity is expected as traders slowly return to the market following Tuesday's market shift. This is likely to bring a combination of short-covering and spillover buying, keeping prices mixed.