Friday, May 26, 2023 9:55AM CDT
Agricultural groups and Republican lawmakers praised the Supreme Court decision for setting a new standard for regulating bodies of water. Democrats and environmental groups see the ruling as setting back the country's clean water provisions. There was even disagreement over whether the ruling was unanimous or a 5-4 split.
Friday, May 26, 2023 8:31AM CDT
The Supreme Court ruled the EPA went too far in the use of the significant-nexus test in making a Clean Water Act wetlands determination on an Idaho couple's land. The court's ruling suggests a new "continuous surface" test.
Thursday, May 25, 2023 12:45PM CDT
Enlist, a popular over-the-top herbicide whose use has been restricted, may gain ground following a draft biological opinion from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The agency determined the chemical poses little threat to endangered species.
July corn is up 3 1/4 cents per bushel, July soybeans are up 12 cents, July KC wheat is up 14 3/4 cents, July Chicago wheat is up 7 3/4 cents and July Minneapolis wheat is up 14 1/4 cents.
Cattle were able to post gains for Thursday with the nearby-June contract showing the greatest strength. Good export sales may have provided some support. Hogs fell apart and are still unable to find support as packers have been lethargic this week.