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 lower, soybeans higher, and wheat higher at 6 a.m. CDT.
Live and feeder contracts are set to begin moderately lower, pressured by follow-through selling and cash nervousness. Hog futures should also start out some lower as specs and commercials take profits in the wake of Wednesday's rally.