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Quotes retrieved on April 26, 2018, 03:43:45 PM CDT

Ag Commentary
Wheat
Wheat futures are currently down 5 to 6 1/4 cents in the KC and CBT winter wheat contracts, with MPLS HRS fractionally lower. All wheat export sales of old crop were tallied at 297,203 MT this morning, outpacing most estimates. That was well above la...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures are steady to fractionally lower at midday. The USDA reported a private export sale of 107,600 MT of corn for 17/18 delivery to unknown destinations this morning. The Export Sales report indicated that just 697,073 MT of old crop corn wa...
Cotton
Cotton futures are trading 8 to 31 points in the green at midday. This morning’s SDA Export Sales report indicated that 311,973 RB of old crop upland cotton was sold in the week of 4/19. That was a 7.48% jump from last week and is 170% larger t...
Soybeans
Soybean futures are showing 1 to 2 1/2 cent gains on Thursday. Soy meal is up $2.60/ton, with front month soy oil 11 points higher. This morning’s USDA Export Sales report showed just 371,303 MT of old crop soybean sales in the week that ended ...
Lean Hogs
Lean hog futures are mostly $1.10 to $1.50 lower on Thursday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up $1.44 from the previous day to $60.44 on April 24. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 61 cents at $69.10 this morning. The national base hog weighted a...
Cattle
Live cattle futures are mixed at midday, with nearby April up 52.5 cents and back months lower.  Feeder cattle futures are mostly lower on Thursday, with April up 37.5 cents ahead of today’s expiration. The CME feeder cattle index was up 1...