Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher


Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with wheat jumping to its highest point for the past 6 weeks.

The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 1.75 cents, or 0.50%, to 3.54 bu.

December Wheat delivery surged 7.75 cents, or 1.71%, to 4.615 bu.

November Soybean went up 2 cents, or 0.21%, to 9.655 bu.

The drought in US Midwest Wheat belt, which will impact negatively on the Winter Wheat, boosted its futures on the CBOT.

Agriculture analysts expect that the early harvested Corn and Soybean yields will be the best of the season with the later maturing crops impacted by the acute dryness across central and eastern Midwest.

In a related development, US President Donald Trump unveiled a framework for tax reform on Wednesday afternoon.

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue applauded the reform which will result in dramatic tax cuts for millions of Americans.

Secretary Perdue added that the proposed tax reform will prevent “too many family farms from being broken up and sold off to pay the tax bill.”

Stay tuned…



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