Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:21PM CDT
After a cool spring and wet June, producers in the Soybean Belt should be scouting for the symptoms of sudden death syndrome (SDS) in their bean fields in the next couple weeks.
Corn is lower at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are lower; wheat is lower.
Lean hog futures should open with further losses this morning, pressured by follow-through selling and struggling fundamentals. Live and feeder cattle contracts are set to open on a mixed basis as traders slowly position ahead of cash news.