Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Oct '19 1.374 1.371 1.378 1.362 1.362 -0.012 1.362
ETHANOL Nov '19 1.368 1.378 1.378 1.360 1.360 -0.008 1.360
ETHANOL Dec '19 1.376 1.368 -0.008 1.368
CORN Dec '19 372'6 372'6 374'4 369'4 370'6 -2'0 370'6
CORN Mar '20 384'0 384'0 386'0 381'0 381'6 -2'2 381'6
CORN May '20 391'6 391'6 393'2 388'6 389'4 -2'2 389'4
SOYBEANS Nov '19 893'0 893'0 893'4 880'6 882'6 -10'2 882'6
SOYBEANS Jan '20 906'0 905'6 906'2 894'0 896'4 -9'4 896'4
SOYBEANS Mar '20 918'2 918'0 918'4 906'6 908'6 -9'4 908'6
WHEAT Dec '19 488'0 486'4 491'2 483'4 484'2 -3'6 484'2
WHEAT Mar '20 494'2 493'2 497'2 490'2 491'0 -3'2 491'0
WHEAT May '20 498'6 497'6 501'0 495'2 495'6 -3'0 495'6
LIVE CATTLE Oct '19 99.800 99.925 100.125 98.950 99.350 -0.450 99.350
LIVE CATTLE Dec '19 105.825 105.850 105.875 104.350 105.150 -0.675 105.150
LIVE CATTLE Feb '20 112.525 112.500 112.575 111.250 112.075 -0.450 112.075
LEAN HOGS Oct '19 61.400 61.350 62.475 60.100 60.350 -1.050 60.350
LEAN HOGS Dec '19 67.950 67.825 69.075 64.950 66.250 -1.700 66.250
LEAN HOGS Feb '20 75.050 74.800 75.350 72.050 73.900 -1.150 73.900
SOYBEAN MEAL Oct '19 2922 2920 2935 2905 2911 -11 2911
SOYBEAN MEAL Dec '19 2961 2958 2974 2944 2950 -11 2950
SOYBEAN MEAL Jan '20 2977 2975 2989 2963 2967 -10 2967
CANADIAN DOLLAR Oct '19 0.754850 0.754650 0.754650 0.752800 0.753400 -0.001450 0.753400
CANADIAN DOLLAR Nov '19 0.755200 0.753700 -0.001500 0.753700
CANADIAN DOLLAR Dec '19 0.755450 0.754950 0.755400 0.752850 0.753950 -0.001500 0.753950
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Lawmakers Spar Over CCC Funds

A House Agriculture Subcommittee hearing on USDA disaster programs started with the chairman and ranking member of the committee sparring over who is to blame over the dispute that flared this past week over Commodity Credit Corporation funds. Meanwhile, USDA announced it would offer dairy farmers another week to sign up for the Dairy Margin Coverage program as enrollment has been slower than expected.Read more

USDA Chiefs Rally for USMCA

While former U.S. Agriculture Department secretaries joined Secretary Sonny Perdue to talk about USMCA, Perdue also confirmed reports that Chinese delegates here for trade talks will visit some U.S. farms before returning to China. Perdue said he sees that as a gesture of good will.Read more

No More Newspapers for H-2A

The final rule modernizes recruitment requirements for farmers interested in hiring foreign agriculture workers under the H-2A visa process, allowing them to post jobs online instead of publishing them in a newspaper.Read more

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

The prices of all eight major fertilizers tracked by DTN fell this week, with anhydrous and MAP prices leading the way.Read more

Ag Chair: No CCC Funds Hold

The chairman of the House Agriculture Committee said Congress won't slow down Commodity Credit Corp. funds in a short-term budget deal to keep the government operating after Oct. 1. The issue blew up into a political fight as Republicans accused Democrats of tying up trade-aid money to farmers.Read more

View From the Cab

Harvest is finally getting underway and DTN's View From the Cab farmers are revved up to put this crop in the tank, but moisture remains a concern.Read more

New Pork Inspection Rule

The Agriculture Department's Food Safety and Inspection Service on Tuesday published a rule in the Federal Register that ends government limits on the speeds that swine go through inspection lines.Read more

Biofuel Reallocation Possible

President Donald Trump may be moving toward reallocating biofuel gallons lost to small-refinery exemptions, according to reports.Read more

Diesel Fuel Prices Spike

Diesel fuel prices surged Monday as oil markets reacted to weekend news of a drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.Read more