Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:34AM CST
If recent warm weather across the country continues, the grain shipping season on U.S. waterways could see an early start this year. The warm weather also may be a temptation for farmers to start spring field work early.
March corn was 1 cent higher, March soybeans were 4 cents higher, and July Kansas City wheat was 2 cents lower.
Look for the cattle complex to open moderately higher, supported by early-week short-covering and the premium status of recent feedlot sales. Lean hog issues should also open on a firm basis thanks to follow-through buying and generally positive fundamentals.