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Quotes retrieved on October 16, 2018, 04:02:33 PM CDT

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Soybeans Market Commentary
Soybean futures are showing 9 to 10 cent losses on Turnaround Tuesday. Nearby soy meal is down $6.10/ton, with soy oil 10 points lower. Forecasts for the next week are dry for most of the Corn Belt, helping to get things dried out and allowing harves...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures are giving back most of yesterday’s gains, down 3 to 4 cents at midday. Monday’s Crop Progress indicated most WCB states lagging harvest pace and only moving 2-3% on the week, with ECB states now well above normal. However, c...
Cotton Market Commentary
Cotton futures are currently 12 to 30 points lower on Tuesday. NASS showed that 85% of the US cotton crop had bolls open as of Sunday, 2% above normal. The crop was 32% harvested, vs. the 25% average for this date. Texas has 30% harvested, with GA @ ...
Corn Market Commentary
Corn futures are giving back most of yesterday’s gains, down 3 to 4 cents at midday. Monday’s Crop Progress indicated most WCB states lagging harvest pace and only moving 2-3% on the week, with ECB states now well above normal. However, c...
Lean Hogs Market Commentary
Lean hog futures are mostly $1 to $1.15 higher in the nearby contracts on Tuesday. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 24 cents from the previous day @ $68.75 on October 12. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was 45 cents higher in the Tuesday morning re...
Cattle Market Commentary
Live cattle futures are down 10 to 85 cents in the front months on Tuesday. Feeder cattle futures are trading 65 cents to $1.20 lower at midday. The CME feeder cattle index was down $1.22 on October 12 at $156.26. Wholesale boxed beef prices were hig...

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