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Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on October 02, 2014, 05:23:41 AM CDT
Commentary
Lean Hogs -

Hog futures were a mixed affair, down 37 cents to up $1.42. February was the strongest. The CME lean hogs index is at $108.96, up $0.66. 

Cattle -

Cattle futures were higher again today, up $.45 to $2.42. Feeder cattle were limit up all the way out to May 2015 as some grain producers are

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures settled 1/2 to 1 cent higher on Wednesday after hitting a five year low in the front month on Tuesday. Ethanol stocks in the weekly EIA

Cotton -

Cotton futures settled 54 to 79 points higher today. The US government resolved a decade-old WTO issue regarding a dispute with Brazil over cotton

Wheat -

Wheat futures were higher in Chicago, but mixed in KC today. In the small grains report published yesterday, the USDA put the 2014 wheat production

Soybeans -

Soybeans settled 3 1/2 to 4 1/4 higher.  The USDA hike to 44 bpa for last years yield is reinforcing ideas that this year is 48 or higher

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