Ag Taxes: Independent-Contractor Classification – Possible Impacts of New Legislation – DTN Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Prior to entering office, President Joe Biden issued a comprehensive labor plan. Within his plan was a call to enforce current laws against employers that misclassify employees as independent contractors. […]

Pork Producers Face Prop 12 Uncertainty – DTN Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
When California voters approved Proposition 12 in November 2018, hog producers across the country were ready to adjust their operations to suit the law’s pen-size requirements to ship to the […]

Livestock: Ag Groups Make Case v. Proposition 12 – DTN Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
All sides in a legal challenge to California’s Proposition 12 laid out their cases during oral arguments in a federal court on Wednesday. Agriculture groups have argued the state’s law […]

Vilsack Addresses House Ag Appropriations Subcommittee – DTN Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
In a three-hour, wide-ranging hearing, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday that USDA will end the Farmers to Families Food Box Program established […]

DTN Livestock Closing: Rounding Out a Strenuous Week Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Looking to next week’s trade, the cattle market is hopeful corn prices hold at least steady and the board will shine some opportunity back into the market. GENERAL COMMENTS: It […]

DTN Grain Closing: Mixed Markets at Close Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Soybeans, Soybean Oil Rocket Higher; Corn Corrects to Downside Corn futures were firm early but succumbed to midday selling, so soybean and soy oil futures took the bullish lead Friday. […]

DTN Cotton Closing: Cotton Specs Roll to New Crop Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
There was a huge disparity in the spread activity between old- and new-crop markets Friday. The obvious difference we would attribute to speculators rolling out to the December contract. With […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Thorn Still Buried in Side of Livestock Futures Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Rounding out the week on a not-so-optimistic note, the livestock futures head into Friday afternoon trade fully lower. GENERAL COMMENTS: After a long, gruesome week in the cattle futures, watching […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Retreats Ahead of Weekend Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
The cotton market is trading lower Friday morning as some profit-taking is being seen from this week’s rally. Coming into Friday, the July market was up some 250 points, but […]

DTN Livestock Open: Selling Pressure May Be Short-lived Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Livestock futures closed lower Thursday with hogs taking the brunt of the pressure. Cattle continue to be under pressure due to rising feed prices. Hogs had a round of “Katie-bar-the-door” […]

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