Market Snapshot
Quotes are delayed, as of April 21, 2024, 07:44:25 PM CDT or prior.

Ag Commentary
Cattle Closes Mixed, CoF Data Seen as Bull Friendly
Live cattle closed the Friday session with most contracts steady 30 cents higher ahead of the Cattle on Feed report. A few 2025 contracts were down a nickel. Cash action picked up in Friday, with some $183 live and $292 dressed action reported in the North, down $1 from last...
Wheat Posts Gains on Friday, Led by Chicago
The wheat market was on a rally train on Friday, as Chicago led the complex with 13 ½ to 17 ¼ cent gains. Kansas city tagged along on the bull fun, with contracts up 4 ¼ to 7 ¾ cents at the close. MPLS spring wheat contracts pushed 5 to...
Soybeans Recover on Friday with Double Digit Front Month Gains
Soybeans posted 7 ¾ to 16 ¾ cent gains across the board on Friday to ease the week’s losses. Soymeal was up $3.50 to $5.80 heading into the weekend. Soy Oil saw 16 to 28 point gains on the day. A private export sale ofo121,500 MT of soybeans was reported...
Hogs Rally into Weekend
Lean hogs posted gains of as little as 60 cents in the deferred contracts to $2.27 in the nearbys. USDA’s National Average Base Hog negotiated price was down $1.29 in the Friday afternoon report at $88.49. The CME Lean Hog Index was another dime higher at $91.46 on April 17....
Corn Rally into Weekend with Export Business and EPA Announcement
Corn futures closed out the week parring back the losses on Friday, as contracts were up 3 ½ to 6 ¾ cents across the board. May was up 6 ¾, with December up 6 ¼ cents to close out the day. The EPA today issued an emergency waiver to allow...
Cotton Ends the Week on a Higher Note
The cotton market was mostly higher on Friday, with the exception to a couple ’25 contracts. Most were up 3 to 59 points on the day, led by the nearbys. Crude oil futures had a volatile Friday session and closed up 46 cents after collapsing of the overnight highs. That...

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