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Quotes retrieved on August 19, 2019, 06:04:33 PM CDT

Ag Commentary
Cattle Strengthen on Monday
Live cattle futures were up 17.5 to 27.5 cents in the front months on Monday. Feeder cattle futures closed Monday showing 32.5 cents to $1.10 higher The CME Feeder Cattle Index is down $1.27 on August 16 at $136.33. Wholesale boxed beef prices were h...
Cotton Down on Monday
Cotton futures ended Monday 52 to 97 points lower. Parts of northern TX and the Southeastern US did receive some precipitation this weekend. The Crop Progress report tonight showed 85% of the UC cotton crop setting bolls, even with the average and 24...
Wheat End Monday Lower
Wheat futures were down 3 to 5 1/4 cents in the nearby contracts on Monday. The weekly Crop Progress report from NASS showed 93% of the winter wheat crop harvested as of August 18, a 4% move on the week and 5% below normal. The spring wheat crop was ...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures were down 5 3/4 to 6 1/4 cents on Monday as rains rolled across most of the Corn Belt over the weekend. The weekly Crop Progress report indicated that 55% of the US corn crop was in the dough stage (76% avg), with 15% dented (30% avg) as...
Hogs Post Triple Digit Gains
Lean Hog futures finished the day $1.70 to $2.075 higher on Monday. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 32 cents at $79.02 on August 15. The Fresh Bacon Index was up $19.70 in the week ending 8/16 at $219.02/cwt. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was...
Soybeans Decline on Monday
Soybeans futures ended Monday’s trade session 12 3/4 to 13 1/4 cents lower. Meal futures were down $2.90/ton and soy oil 45 points lower. The US soybeans crop progress data shows 90% of the crop blooming (96% avg), with 68% setting pods (85% avg). ...


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