Wild fires in California and other Western states have burned more than 1,000 square miles of timberland and grassland.
I am talking to you on the phone from our farm in Illinois. Our corn and soybeans are beautiful.
Good news – ethanol exports are up 33 percent so far this year. By year’s end, we should exceed last year’s record of 1.38 billion gallons.
I’m going to focus on some different issues today. Trade is in the spotlight.