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Quotes are delayed, as of May 20, 2024, 07:08:29 PM CDT or prior.

Corn Rallies on Monday, Planting Pace Catches Up
Corn futures were rallying out of the 8:30 am CDT gates this morning, with strength across the wheat helping out. Contracts closed with gains of 2 to 8 ½ cents across the board. The Monday afternoon Crop Progress report indicated 70% of the US corn crop planted in the week...
Soybeans Post Double Digit Gains, Planting Pace Moving Along
Soybeans ended the Monday session with gains of 6 ½ to 20 cents across the board, led by the front months. Soymeal futures saw $1.30 to $5.30/ton gains across most contracts. Soy Oil helped the product value by rallying 71 to 105 points across the board. The US soybean crop...
Cattle Feeling Weaker on Monday as Beef Rally Slows
Live cattle posted mixed action with contracts 50 cents lower to 42 cents higher. June futures were held up with a 42 cent gain, as futures are still $4-8 discount to cash. USDA reported cash sales of $186 in the South, up to $190 in the North last week, $2-3...
Hogs Close Mixed on Monday
Lean hogs saw mixed action to close out the Monday session with contracts 15 to 60 cents higher and the summer contracts down a dime to 27 cents. USDA’s National Average Base Hog negotiated price down $2.14 in the Monday afternoon report at $86.43. The CME Lean Hog Index was...
Cotton Gets Small Pop on Monday
Cotton futures were 4 to 14 points higher on Monday, with contracts past May 2025 down 2 to 15 points. The outside market factors were not supportive, with crude oil down 35 cents and the US dollar index 190 points higher. NASS Crop Progress data showed 44% of the US...
Wheat Rallies on Weather Risks to Start Week
The wheat complex started off the week with a rally. Chicago contracts closed the Monday session with 16 ½ to 37 ½ cent gains. Kansas City futures were in rally mode, as gains of 18 ¾ to 35 ¼ cents were across the board. MPLS spring wheat futures were up...

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