Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Sep '20 1.160 1.110 1.120 1.110 1.120 -0.040 1.120
ETHANOL Oct '20 1.159 1.119 -0.040 1.119
ETHANOL Nov '20 1.160 1.120 -0.040 1.120
CORN Sep '20 311'2 311'0 311'6 307'2 307'6 -3'4 307'6
CORN Dec '20 323'6 323'4 324'2 320'0 320'6 -3'0 320'6
CORN Mar '21 335'4 335'4 335'6 331'6 332'6 -2'6 332'6
SOYBEANS Aug '20 880'6 878'0 878'6 871'0 870'2 -10'4 870'2
SOYBEANS Sep '20 874'6 875'6 875'6 864'4 865'6 -9'0 865'6
SOYBEANS Nov '20 878'0 878'6 879'4 866'6 867'4 -10'4 867'4
WHEAT Sep '20 501'2 501'2 503'6 490'4 495'4 -5'6 495'4
WHEAT Dec '20 508'2 508'4 511'0 498'4 503'4 -4'6 503'4
WHEAT Mar '21 516'4 516'4 518'6 506'4 511'6 -4'6 511'6
LIVE CATTLE Aug '20 102.625 102.600 103.700 102.425 102.800 0.175 102.800
LIVE CATTLE Oct '20 106.975 107.000 107.600 106.250 106.450 -0.525 106.450
LIVE CATTLE Dec '20 110.950 110.900 111.225 109.825 110.075 -0.875 110.075
LEAN HOGS Aug '20 49.750 50.500 51.200 50.500 51.000 1.250 51.000
LEAN HOGS Oct '20 49.200 49.725 51.850 49.725 50.975 1.775 50.975
LEAN HOGS Dec '20 51.500 51.725 53.500 51.675 52.925 1.425 52.925
SOYBEAN MEAL Aug '20 2807 2810 2813 2800 2800 -7 2800
SOYBEAN MEAL Sep '20 2832 2831 2839 2819 2820 -12 2820
SOYBEAN MEAL Oct '20 2850 2850 2856 2834 2835 -15 2835
CANADIAN DOLLAR Aug '20 0.752600 0.749200 0.750300 0.748050 0.747150 -0.005450 0.747150
CANADIAN DOLLAR Sep '20 0.752600 0.751600 0.751700 0.746350 0.747150 -0.005450 0.747150
CANADIAN DOLLAR Oct '20 0.752650 0.751050 0.751050 0.747000 0.747200 -0.005450 0.747200
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Western Lamb Market Crisis

JBS, the Brazilian meat company, is planning to convert a Colorado lamb processing facility to process beef cuts, further limiting processing facilities for the sheep industry in western states.Read more

Pandemic-Proof Your Farm Legacy

Estate and succession planners say the coronavirus pandemic has increased interest in updating plans as families have sensitive conversations about what would happen to the farm and the business if someone falls ill.Read more

Ethanol Awaits Fate on Waivers, Aid

The ethanol industry continues to struggle as it waits for the EPA to render a decision on small-refinery exemptions and for Congress to provide financial aid.Read more

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

The majority of retail fertilizer prices declined this week, with UAN prices dropping 4% compared to last month. Two fertilizers, DAP and MAP, saw slightly higher prices.Read more

COVID-19 Weighs on Ag Economy

Reports from the American Farm Bureau Federation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City show American farmers are facing increasing financial pressure.Read more

Call the Market

Cattlemen were leery of this summer's early feeder cattle market, but as time progressed, prices have gotten closer to rallying the three-year averages. Heading into fall, the biggest question is one that distinctly differentiates the bulls from the bears. Will feeder cattle prices keep with their recent momentum, defying all odds and moving past any fundamental worry, or will an overabundance of supply hitting this fall's later sales drive prices lower?Read more

Big Data to Calculate Carbon

Microsoft, Land O'Lakes, Bayer and Smithfield Foods are some of the players offering more data gathering and analyzing options to producers, potentially across tens of millions of acres.Read more

Tyson Reports COVID-19 Costs

Tyson announced its third-quarter financial report on Monday, highlighting one of the first major financial reports from the meatpacking industry during the April-to-June time period when coronavirus disruptions heavily affected the industry.Read more

Cash Market Moves

In a bipartisan vote in the House, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 was passed on July 29 by a unanimous voice vote.Read more