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Quotes retrieved on September 18, 2020, 02:25:39 PM CDT

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Cotton Trades Lower at Midday
Cotton prices are down 22 to 35 points so far. Damage from hurricane Sally is not yet known, but some reports show seeds sprouting in the open bolls (DTN). From USDA’s Daily Spot Cotton Quotations update, 5,700 bales went for an average 60.24 cents...
Double Digit Gains for Wheat
Friday wheat trading has futures double digits in the black so far. SRW wheat futures are up 1.66% to 2.25% so far. HRW futures are trading with at least 2.56% gains in the front months, and Dec is up 16 1/4. MGE wheat is gaining 7 3/4 to 9 3/4 cents...
Double Digit Gains for Beans
Ahead of the weekend break, soybean futures are trading with midday gains of 12 1/4 to 14 1/2 cents. Soymeal is adding $4.9 to $5.3/ton to the upside, and bean oil futures are back up 19 to 27 points after yesterday’s correction. Chinese importers ...
Hogs Firmly Mixed at Midday
Through midday for Friday, lean hog futures are firm. Prices are within 12 cents of UNCH for the front months, save a 40 cent drop in October. The CME Lean Hog Index for September 16 was up another $1.42 to $67.84. USDA’s National Average Base Hog ...
Corn Gaining at Midday
Midday corn prices are trading 1 1/2 to 2 3/4 cents higher. Chinese importers booked another 210,000 MT of U.S. corn for 2020/21 delivery. The US national average cash corn price is at a 6 month high. Net corn export sales bookings from the week endi...
Cattle Trading Higher
Front month cattle futures have midday gains of 50 to 90 cents. Front month feeders are up triple digits with Oct leading the way. The CME Feeder Cattle Index for September 16 was $141.20, back up by another 60 cents. Cash trades for the week have be...

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