Wednesday, October 29, 2014 9:52AM CDT
China's media environment makes finding truthful information about genetically engineered crops difficult, leading to consumer concerns about safety. It gets worse when global news organizations report news about China that the government won't acknowledge.
December corn was 3 cents higher, November soybeans 3 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat 6 cents higher.
Look for cattle contracts to begin on a mixed basis as traders position ahead of cash news. Lean hog futures should also open on a mixed basis thanks to a combination of spillover selling and short covering.