Thursday, March 6, 2014 2:32PM CST
Six states now are suing the attorney general and agriculture secretary of California, arguing the Golden State is violating the Commerce Clause of the Constitution with a state statute imposing hen-layer space requirements for all eggs sold in California.
Corn futures are higher at 6 a.m. CST; soybeans higher; wheat higher.
Lean hog futures should begin with moderate strength, supported by spillover buying from Thursday and the steady improvement of fundamentals. Live and feeder cattle contracts are expected to open some lower, pressured by follow-through selling and softer feedlot sales.