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Corn Ends the Week with Losses
Corn futures closed out the Friday session with losses across the board, as contracts were down 2 to 5 ¼ cents. On the week, July was down 17 ¼ cents, with December losing 15 ½ cents. Weekend weather looks drier, though planting conditions may still be less than ideal in...
Wheat Ends Friday with Double Digit Weakness
The wheat complex posted weakness across the board on Friday. Chicago contracts were down 2 to 12 cents, led by the front months. Kansas City futures closed with contracts 4 ¼ to 11 ½ cents. MPLS spring wheat futures were down 7 ½ to 9 ¾ cents across the board....
Soybeans Hold in For Gains
Soybeans held on for steady to 11 ¾ cent higher trade across the front months at the close, with back month 2025 contracts lower. July soybeans were up 9 cents this week, with November down 2 ¼. Soymeal futures were up 30 cent to $1.10/ton in the front months but...
Cotton Heads Lower on Friday
The cotton market fall back lower on Friday, as contracts were down 5 to 38 points. On the week, July was down 142 points, with December losing just 16. The outside market factors were a mixed bag, with crude oil up another 76 cents and the US dollar index just...
Hogs Fall Lower on Friday
Lean hogs slipped lower into the weekend, with contracts down anywhere from a tick to $1.87, led by the nearbys. USDA’s National Average Base Hog negotiated price was back down 76 cents on Friday afternoon at 88.57. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another 37 cents on May 15...
Cattle Rally Continues into the Weekend
Live cattle closed the Friday session with contracts up 67 cents to $2.02. June was up $4.90 on the week. USDA reported cash sales of $186-190 across the country on Friday, helped by the beef strength this week. Feeder cattle closed with gains of $1.12 to $2.50 on Friday, as...

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