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Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures start off your Thursday steady to 1 1/2 cents per bushel lower. Corn futures finished yesterday 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 cents in the red, facing larger ethanol stocks and pessimism about export sales during Thanksgiving week. Estimates ahead of t...
Cotton Market Higher Ahead of USDA Export Data
Overnight action in the cotton market was 16 to 28 points higher ahead of the USDA weekly export sales report. The board is showing a single December futures trade 153 points above yesterday. Somebody got caught on the wrong side during deliveries? Y...
Lean Hogs Mixed, Looking For China Export Data
Lean hog futures were mixed on Wednesday, Dec futures retreated again. However, Feb and Apr futures made gains of 5 and 47 cents. The CME Lean Hog Index was 3 cents higher @ $57.35. The Wednesday pork carcass cutout value was $81 flat after a $0.39 r...
Wheat Markets Higher, Led by MPLS For a Change
So far this morning the wheat markets are in plus territory. The KC and CHI futures are 1 to 2 cents higher. MPLS spring wheat is up 2 to 3 cents, with expiring (next week) December up 8 ½. USDA’s export sales report is expected to show 300,000-70...
Corn Market Lower Ahead of Export Data
Corn futures start off your Thursday steady to 1 1/2 cents per bushel lower. Corn futures finished yesterday 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 cents in the red, facing larger ethanol stocks and pessimism about export sales during Thanksgiving week. Estimates ahead of t...
Cattle Futures Down As Basis Firms
Live cattle futures were down triple digits on Wednesday. December through Apr futures were down $1.10 to $1.47, with Dec options expiring tomorrow. Feeder cattle futures were also down by triple digits, to the tune of -$1.50. The 12/03 CME Feeder Ca...

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