Tuesday, January 17, 2017 11:49AM CST
Tom Vilsack left office as Agriculture secretary on Friday. The U.S. Dairy Export Council announced he is now going to be the group's new president and CEO, responsible for promoting U.S. dairy products overseas.
March corn was 3 cents higher, March soybeans were 17 cents higher, and July Chicago wheat was 1 cent higher.
Look for the cattle complex to open higher Tuesday, supported by follow-through buying and further gains in the cash market late last week. Lean hog futures should also begin with a firm undertone, sparked by positive fundamentals and wintry weather.