Divisions

Futures
Quotes retrieved on July 20, 2018, 12:56:38 PM CDT

Commentary
Wheat
Wheat futures are mostly 11 to 12 cents higher in the CBT and KC contracts at midday. MPLS is leading the way, up 15 to 17 cents. All wheat commitments for export are now lagging last year by 26.5%. They are also well behind the normal pace if they a...
Soybeans
Soybean futures are showing 1 to 2 cent losses in most front months at midday, pressured by more belligerent trade talk. Nearby soy meal is down $2.40/ton, with soy oil 11 points higher. The 6-10 day outlook is showing forecasts for cooler and drier ...
Corn
Corn futures are trading 2 to 3 1/2 cents higher in most contracts on Friday. Total exports are now just 3% behind a year ago, with total commitments outpacing the same time by 5.3%. Following last week’s increase to projected exports, they are...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures are trading 2 to 3 1/2 cents higher in most contracts on Friday. Total exports are now just 3% behind a year ago, with total commitments outpacing the same time by 5.3%. Following last week’s increase to projected exports, they are...
Cotton
Cotton futures are down 80 to 96 points at the moment. Sharp losses in the US dollar are being offset by more trade news. President Trump is contemplating adding tariffs on the full $500 billion in Chinese goods the US purchases annually because of a...
Lean Hogs
Lean hog futures are trading $1.10 to $1.475 in the red on Friday. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 53 cents on July 18, to $78.62. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was down $1.83 on Friday morning at $80.86. The belly led the way, down $11.11, with...