Thursday, October 20, 2016 7:39AM CDT
A forum hosted by the Farm Foundation included a key leader in Donald Trump's campaign and a former deputy secretary at USDA under the Obama administration talking about how a Trump or Clinton presidency would deal with some major agricultural and food issues.
December corn was 1 cent higher, November soybeans were 3 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat was fractionally higher.
Cattle futures are expected to walk the line between early morning short-covering and follow-through liquidation early Thursday morning, although initial volume is expected to remain light. Mixed trade is expected in lean hog futures as narrow trading ranges are likely to redevelop across the complex.