Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on August 20, 2014, 01:48:49 AM CDT
Commentary
Soybeans -

 Soybeans came back from early losses, but still closed mostly 5 to 6 cents lower.  The exception was the September contract,

Corn -

Corn futures rallied late to close steady to 1 3/4 higher. USDA shows 22% of the corn is in the dent stage, vs the five year average of 27% for this

Lean Hogs -

Hog futures settled mixed, with the fall contracts lower but 2015 showing some gains. Product value are still under pressure, with the average

Cattle -

Cattle futures settled $1.20 to $1.32 lower. Feeder cattle futures were also down $0.87 to $2.15. The US dollar was the strongest since September

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures rallied late to close steady to 1 3/4 higher. USDA shows 22% of the corn is in the dent stage, vs the five year average of 27% for this

Cotton -

Cotton futures posted small gains today of 13 to 32 points. Futures were able to ignore an 11 month high in the value of the US dollar. Estimated

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