Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Aug '19 1.447 1.457 1.476 1.455 1.472 0.025 1.472
ETHANOL Sep '19 1.469 1.486 1.501 1.483 1.496 0.027 1.496
ETHANOL Oct '19 1.476 1.495 1.495 1.495 1.508 0.032 1.508
CORN Sep '19 430'6 430'6 432'2 427'0 427'4 -3'2
CORN Dec '19 435'6 436'0 437'0 431'6 432'2 -3'4
CORN Mar '20 444'0 443'6 445'2 440'0 440'4 -3'4
SOYBEANS Aug '19 901'4 901'4 904'2 895'6 895'6 -5'6
SOYBEANS Sep '19 907'2 907'2 910'0 901'4 901'4 -5'6
SOYBEANS Nov '19 919'2 920'0 922'0 913'4 913'6 -5'4
WHEAT Sep '19 502'4 505'2 505'2 499'0 500'2 -2'2
WHEAT Dec '19 513'4 515'0 515'0 509'6 510'6 -2'6
WHEAT Mar '20 525'2 525'2 526'0 521'6 522'6 -2'4
LIVE CATTLE Aug '19 107.400 107.475 107.850 107.100 107.600 0.200 107.600
LIVE CATTLE Oct '19 108.250 108.250 108.725 107.850 108.500 0.250 108.500
LIVE CATTLE Dec '19 112.800 112.725 113.400 112.600 113.175 0.375 113.175
LEAN HOGS Aug '19 82.775 82.750 84.550 82.000 83.875 1.100 83.875
LEAN HOGS Oct '19 76.900 77.075 79.475 76.125 78.925 2.025 78.925
LEAN HOGS Dec '19 75.275 75.475 77.100 74.725 76.750 1.475 76.750
SOYBEAN MEAL Aug '19 3112 3103 3122 3082 3083 -29
SOYBEAN MEAL Sep '19 3125 3121 3134 3096 3100 -25
SOYBEAN MEAL Oct '19 3143 3143 3149 3113 3114 -29
CANADIAN DOLLAR Aug '19 0.766000 0.766500 0.766150
CANADIAN DOLLAR Sep '19 0.766400 0.766800 0.766900 0.766450 0.766600 0.000200
CANADIAN DOLLAR Oct '19 0.766650 0.767100 0.767100 0.766850 0.767100 0.000450
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Dealing With Heat Stress

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Pests of the Week

Southern corn rust, gray leaf spot, Japanese beetles and western corn rootworm beetles top the list of this week's crop pests.Read more

Senator Urges Delay in ERS, NIFA Move

A member of the Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday urged President Donald Trump's administration to allow employees at two agencies more time to make a move to Kansas City.Read more

View From the Cab

There is a wide range of crop conditions in the field this year and you don't have to travel far to see them.Read more

Kub's Den

Although commercial corn basis bids have strengthened considerably over the past six weeks to historically significant levels, the flat prices being bid to farmers may still not be compelling for many.Read more

Dicamba Injury Study

Soybeans in the reproductive phase are the most sensitive to dicamba and are most vulnerable to injury, according to University of Missouri research.Read more

Livestock Industries Want USMCA Passage

Livestock producers ask members of the House Ag Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture for passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.Read more

Hay Prices Rising

Wet, cool weather in the first half of the growing season for most of the Midwest has had a negative effect on forage crops.Read more

More Resilient Flood Control

Some view the need for upgraded flood control to improve climate resiliency while others see a need to refocus the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers more on flood control and less on environmental rehabilitation. Either way, a retired Corps commander said the Midwest needs a comprehensive strategy to look at long-term infrastructure needs.Read more