Wednesday, May 22, 2013 5:20PM CDT
Senators seeking to overhaul sugar policies argued in vain that food-processing and confectionary jobs are lost to Canada because of import restrictions and tariffs that protect a small number of domestic sugar growers.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:17PM CDT
More than half the states allow you keep your estate intact forever -- as in 500 or 1,000 years or more. But other methods may achieve the same goal without handcuffing your heirs.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:15PM CDT
Recent Grain Belt land surveys and appraisals show mixed results for farmland values. Most studies show appreciation slowing or even slightly negative in late 2012 and early 2013.
Corn futures are steady, soybeans lower, and wheat higher at 6 a.m. CDT.
Look for the lean hog pit to start out some higher, supported by follow-through buying and the premium status of the cash index. On the other hand, the cattle complex is likely to produced mixed price action in the early rounds thanks to a combination of spillover buying interest and midweek profit taking.