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Futures
Quotes retrieved on July 20, 2018, 01:52:31 AM CDT

Commentary
Lean Hogs
Lean hog futures settled with 5 to 30 cent gains in the front months, with Dec 15 cents lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 45 cents on July 17, to $79.15. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 34 cents on Thursday afternoon at $82.69. The pic...
Cattle
Live cattle futures ended the Thursday session mixed, with nearby Aug a nickel lower and back months higher. Feeder cattle futures were steady to 20 cents higher in the nearby contracts. The CME feeder cattle index was down 28 cents from the previous...
Wheat
Wheat futures posted gains of 7 to 9 cents in most contracts on Thursday. The weekly Export Sales report from FAS showed all wheat export sales falling in the middle of most trade estimates at 300,033 MT for the week of 7/12. That is less than half o...
Soybeans
Soybean futures closed 3 to 4 cents higher in the nearby contracts. Nearby soy meal was up 60 cents/ton, with soy oil 24 points lower. The USDA reported that 252,313 MT of old crop soybeans were sold for export during the week of 7/12. That was on th...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn futures saw 2 to 4 cent gains in most contracts on Thursday, closing higher for the fourth day straight. This morning’s FAS export report indicated that 640,997 MT of old crop corn was sold in the week that ended on 7/12, with 774,488 MT f...
Cotton
Cotton futures saw losses of 45 to 53 points in the nearby contracts on Thursday. With just over 2 reporting weeks left in the MY, all upland cotton export sales were just 12,935 RB. That was slightly lower than the same week in 2017 and just 10.64% ...