Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:50AM CDT
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted is the 51st World Food Prize laureate and the first Asian woman to be awarded the prize. In her work, Thilsted concentrated on small-fish species and the micronutrients they provide. She helped establish more sustainable aquaculture practices for small Asian farmers, including the expansion of women involved in fisheries.
July corn is up 1 1/4 cents, July soybeans are up 4 1/2 cents and July KC wheat is up 3 1/2 cents.
Significantly lower grain prices Monday spurred aggressive buying of cattle futures. Grain futures are not showing continued follow-through Tuesday. This may temper further aggressive buying of cattle futures. Hogs have seen lower prices for the past two days. Tuesday will be key to the extent of the price correction.