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Fredericksburg, Iowa (50630)

Current Conditions: Sunny
Temperature: 72°F Dew point: 50°F
Humidity: 46% Pressure: 29.96 in. Hg
Wind: 0 mph From:

Forecast

Wednesday

Hi: 72°
Lo: 47°
Thursday

Hi: 69°
Lo: 53°
Friday

Hi: 79°
Lo: 65°
Saturday

Hi: 78°
Lo: 54°
Sunday

Hi: 72°
Lo: 49°

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Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on September 17, 2014, 04:34:03 PM CDT
Commentary
Wheat -

Wheat futures closed 3 to 4 cents higher in Chicago, but lost 1 to 2 3/4 in KC. MPLS was down 2 1/2 to 3 3/4 cents. Australian sources are

Cattle -

Cattle futures were 82 cents to $1.44 higher on Wednesday.  Higher cattle and lower corn had feeders bouncing $.70 to $2.35. Wholesale beef

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures settled 1 1/2 to 2 cents lower today.  Improving harvest weather had something to do with it, and so did a 14 month high in

Soybeans -

Soybean futures settled 1 1/2 to 2 cents higher this afternoon. Soybean meal was down $1.90 to pressure product value, but a 58 point pop in soy oil

Cotton -

Cotton futures were up 13 to 162 points, with the thin October posting the triple digit gain as it comes up on delivery notices. December was only

Lean Hogs -

Hog futures were the mirror image of cattle, losing $.75 to $2.25 for the day. The CME Index was up another $0.96 at $103.22, firming the basis. The

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