Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Sep '17 1.539 1.532 1.555 1.532 1.541 0.002 1.541
ETHANOL Oct '17 1.509 1.490 1.508 1.480 1.495 -0.014 1.495
ETHANOL Nov '17 1.480 1.466 -0.014 1.466
CORN Sep '17 349'0 349'0 351'0 346'0 346'0 -3'0 346'0
CORN Dec '17 363'0 363'0 365'2 360'0 360'0 -3'0 360'0
CORN Mar '18 375'2 375'2 377'4 372'2 372'4 -2'6 372'4
SOYBEANS Sep '17 932'4 931'2 938'4 927'6 933'6 1'2 933'6
SOYBEANS Nov '17 936'2 935'0 942'6 931'2 937'4 1'2 937'4
SOYBEANS Jan '18 944'4 943'6 951'2 939'4 945'6 1'2 945'6
WHEAT Sep '17 409'4 410'6 413'0 402'0 402'2 -7'2 402'2
WHEAT Dec '17 437'0 438'2 440'4 428'6 429'0 -8'0 429'0
WHEAT Mar '18 460'2 461'4 463'2 452'4 452'6 -7'4 452'6
LIVE CATTLE Aug '17 106.000 105.875 107.275 105.750 106.725 0.725 106.725
LIVE CATTLE Oct '17 105.850 105.850 108.325 105.850 107.725 1.875 107.725
LIVE CATTLE Dec '17 108.050 108.050 110.550 108.025 110.075 2.025 110.075
LEAN HOGS Oct '17 64.675 64.850 65.150 63.350 63.875 -0.800 63.875
LEAN HOGS Dec '17 59.850 60.025 60.225 58.625 59.050 -0.800 59.050
LEAN HOGS Feb '18 64.625 64.725 64.725 63.400 63.750 -0.875 63.750
SOYBEAN MEAL Sep '17 2958 2957 2980 2946 2953 -5 2953
SOYBEAN MEAL Oct '17 2973 2971 2993 2960 2968 -5 2968
SOYBEAN MEAL Dec '17 2990 2986 3013 2977 2987 -3 2987
CANADIAN DOLLAR Sep '17 0.796250 0.796400 0.796400 0.796000 0.796000 -0.000250 0.796250
CANADIAN DOLLAR Oct '17 0.796550 0.796500 0.796500
CANADIAN DOLLAR Nov '17 0.796700 0.796700 0.796700
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Cash Market Moves

As the U.S. spring wheat harvest nears the halfway point, producers from around the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains are reporting a wide variety of yields, protein levels and grain quality issues.Read more

Tax Reform on the Table

Congress will return to work in September trying to pass a tax-reform bill. A CPA who spoke to the American Coalition for Ethanol conference touched on some tax reform topics farmers may want to track as the debate begins.Read more

USDA Weekly Crop Progress

Crop conditions were mostly stable last week with corn condition unchanged from the previous week and soybean condition up just 1 percentage point in the good-to-excellent category, making this week's USDA Crop Progress report neutral again for both crops, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.Read more

Raising a Stink

This invasive pest requires control nearly up until harvest, which makes it expensive and time consuming to manage.Read more

Argentina to Accept US Pork

Argentina has banned U.S. pork products for 25 years but now has agreed to reopen the market after Vice President Mike Pence met with Argentina's president. The announcement conservatively estimated the market at roughly $10 million, but U.S. pork exports to South America are soaring right now.Read more

Biofuels Under a Microscope

The Renewable Fuel Standard has been positive for the U.S. economy, a new study from Iowa State University finds.Read more

WOTUS Comment Deadline Extended

The public comment period on a proposed change to the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule was extended to Sept. 27.Read more

SDS Myth-Busting

With SDS starting to surface in the Midwest, now is a good time to revisit some common misperceptions about the damaging soybean disease.Read more

Dicamba Estimates Escalate

There are more questions than answers regarding dicamba damage, which is complicating how growers head into seed-buying time.Read more