The SENSE project is a partnership of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Natural Resource Districts, which focuses on crop canopy sensors directing variable-rate, in-season nitrogen application in corn.
Fed cattle and hog prices have been on a slow but steady doomsday march since mid-July, both losing approximately $8-$9 over 30 days or so. Yet one hardly needs to blame cosmic chaos or the reverse gravity of black holes to explain the late-summer bearishness.
Thursday was kind of a busy afternoon in the trade arena for the Trump administration and agriculture. The administration made good on removal of some trade barriers that have troubled a few major commodities.
There's danger in the game of nuclear chicken the U.S. and North Korea are playing, but there's also the possibility of a more cooperative U.S.-China relationship that could have implications for ag exports.
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