Wednesday, December 4, 2013 4:23PM CST
Ahead of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's public hearing Thursday on a proposed cut to the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard, both sides in the debate make their case.
Corn futures are higher at 6 a.m. CST, soybeans higher and wheat higher.
The lean hog pit should open moderately lower, pressed by follow-through selling as well as lackluster cash and product news. The cattle complex is staged for mixed prices in the early rounds thanks to uncertain cash prospects.