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Cotton
Cotton futures settled Thursday with mixed trade, as Oct was down 10 points with Dec 9 points higher. This morning’s USDA Export Sales report showed 186,686 RB of 17/18 all upland cotton sales for the week of August 10. Vietnam was the lead buy...
Lean Hogs
Lean hog futures were down 65 cents to $1.85 on the day. The CME Lean Hog Index for 8/15 was 35 cents lower than the previous day at $84.03. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was 42 cents higher in the Thursday afternoon report, with a weighted aver...
Cattle
Live cattle futures fell 87.5 cent to $2.35 on Thursday, as weaker cash trade was reported. Feeder cattle futures were $1.375 to $2.40 lower. The CME feeder cattle index was 5 cents lower than the previous day at $144.44 for August 16. Wholesale beef...
Wheat
Wheat futures finished the Thursday session with most CBT and KC contracts 2-5 1/4 cents in the red. MPLS was down 3 1/4 cents in nearby Sep with deferred contracts higher. This morning’s USDA Export Sales report indicated 633,565 MT in 17/18 s...
Soybeans
Soybean futures posted gains of 5 1/2 to 8 1/2 cents on Thursday. Sep soy meal was up $1.50/ton, with nearby bean oil 36 points higher. This morning, the USDA announced a private export sale of 165,000 MT of optional origin soybeans to China through ...
Corn
Corn futures closed Thursday with most contracts 1 to 2 1/4 cents lower. The USDA indicated old crop sales of 62,424 MT, as 671,767 MT of new crop sales were reported for the week of August 10. That was on the higher end of expectations, as total sal...

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