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Cattle placements down, but near top end of estimates

Placements of U.S. cattle into feedlots declined in January, just not quite as much as what some analysts were expecting. The USDA says placements to start 2024 were 1.792 million head, a decrease of 7% on the year, leading to tighter ready numbers this... Read More.

CONAB reduces Brazil soybean, corn crop estimates

Brazil’s equivalent of the USDA has lowered its soybean and corn production outlooks. CONAB says the month-to-month cuts were because of weather, with planting delays and development issues due to hot, dry conditions in central growing areas and excessive moisture in the south. Numbers... Read More.

Kansas April Tax Collections Fall Short of Estimates

TOPEKA, Kan. (KPR) - State tax collections for April fell short of estimates. The Kansas Department of Revenue reports that tax collections for April totaled $1.3 billion, about 2.3% or $30.1 million below the estimate. The number also marks a 14.7% fall from April... Read More.