Divisions

Futures
Quotes retrieved on April 24, 2018, 09:26:55 PM CDT

Commentary
Wheat
Wheat futures ended the Tuesday session with most CBT and KC contracts 9 to 11 cents higher, with MPLS up 3 to 5 cents. The Crop Progress report showed that 0% of the winter wheat crop in KS is headed, with the average at 11% typically. Condition rat...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures closed the day with 1 to 2 3/4 cent gains. Progress along the Corn Belt was well below the average, with IA still at 0%, IL at 4%, and NE at 2% planted. TX was the only of the 18 states reported to show progress above the normal pace. Pr...
Soybeans
Soybean futures saw fractional to 1 3/4 cent gains on Turnaround Tuesday. Soy meal was 30 cents/ton higher, with front month soy oil down 3 points. A private export sale of 130,000 MT of US soybeans to Argentina was reported by the USDA this morning....
Cotton
Cotton futures finished the Tuesday session with sharp triple digit losses in most contracts, as May was down 93 points. Planting progress was slow moving over the past week in most states. TX was 14% planted as of Sunday, with GA 4% complete. Of the...
Lean Hogs
Lean hog futures posted losses of 55 cents to $1.55 on Tuesday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up $1.08 from the previous day to $57.88 on April 20. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 21 cents at $68.08 this afternoon. The national base hog weight...
Cattle
Live cattle futures were mixed on Tuesday, with contracts 15 to 65 cents lower, as May was up 17.5 cents. Feeder cattle futures were also mixed, with most contracts lower and nearby April up 7.5 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was down 5 cents on ...