Latest USDA Monthly Commodity Price Report

The average price received by farmers for corn during June in Iowa was $3.95 per bushel according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Agricultural Prices report. This was up 36 cents from the May price and 41 cents above June 2018.

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Two Trade Deals Take Center Stage This Week

The U.S. and China are trying to “reset” trade discussions after talks broke down back in May. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will hold face-to-face conversations with Chinese officials on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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