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Quotes retrieved on April 24, 2019, 05:24:46 AM CDT

Commentary
Corn Posts Contract Lows, Shrugging Off Slow Planting Progress
Corn futures settled Tuesday with 1 to 3 1/2 cent losses, as all 2019 contracts posted life of contracts lows. Forecasts for the next week should allow for some field work to pick up across parts of the Corn Belt. Spillover from soybeans was also see...
Lean Hogs Market News and Commentary
Lean Hog futures closed the Tuesday session with most 2019 contracts steady to $1.40 lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another 52 cents from the previous day @ $81.54 on April 19. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was $1.06 higher in the Tuesday ...
Soybean Lower on Global Pressure, Weakness in Product Values
Soybean futures posted 13 to 15 1/4 cent losses on Tuesday, hitting new 2019 lows on the continious front month chart. Meal futures were $1.50/ton lower, May soy oil down 64 points, weakening product values. Argentina’s soybean harvest is now t...
Cotton Closes Lower, Pressured by a Stronger Dollar
Cotton futures were down 37 to 62 points in most front months on Tuesday, with pressure coming from strength in the US dollar. Planting progress in TX was reported at 12% as of Sunday, 1% faster than average, with GA @ 6% planted. China is selling ne...
Wheat Posts a Turnaround Tuesday Bounce
Wheat futures saw most contracts steady to 3 1/2 cents higher on Turnaround Tuesday. Individual state winter wheat condition ratings from Monday showed KS down 4 points, with OK, IL, and IN also seen lower. The spring wheat crop has yet to be planted...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures settled Tuesday with 1 to 3 1/2 cent losses, as all 2019 contracts posted life of contracts lows. Forecasts for the next week should allow for some field work to pick up across parts of the Corn Belt. Spillover from soybeans was also see...

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