Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Aug '21 2.320 2.320 0.000 2.320
ETHANOL Sep '21 2.320 2.320 0.000 2.320
ETHANOL Oct '21 2.307 2.307 0.000 2.307
CORN Sep '21 548'6 554'0 554'0 546'4 549'0 0'2
CORN Dec '21 546'2 551'0 551'0 544'2 546'6 0'4
CORN Mar '22 553'6 557'6 558'2 552'0 554'4 0'6
SOYBEANS Aug '21 1418'2 1422'6 1429'0 1411'4 1416'0 -2'2
SOYBEANS Sep '21 1367'0 1371'2 1377'4 1358'6 1362'6 -4'2
SOYBEANS Nov '21 1359'4 1364'6 1371'0 1351'4 1357'0 -2'4
WHEAT Sep '21 674'4 675'0 686'4 673'6 686'4 12'0
WHEAT Dec '21 684'2 684'4 696'2 684'0 696'2 12'0
WHEAT Mar '22 691'4 691'0 703'0 691'0 703'0 11'4
LIVE CATTLE Aug '21 123.450 123.225 123.975 122.675 122.925 -0.525 122.925
LIVE CATTLE Oct '21 129.200 129.000 129.875 128.025 128.425 -0.775 128.425
LIVE CATTLE Dec '21 133.975 133.750 134.575 133.075 133.475 -0.500 133.475
LEAN HOGS Aug '21 107.400 107.700 108.125 107.050 107.475 0.075 107.475
LEAN HOGS Oct '21 93.100 93.100 94.050 92.225 92.525 -0.575 92.525
LEAN HOGS Dec '21 85.525 85.400 86.250 84.650 84.850 -0.675 84.850
SOYBEAN MEAL Aug '21 3588 3593 3597 3560 3572 -16
SOYBEAN MEAL Sep '21 3582 3582 3591 3554 3563 -19
SOYBEAN MEAL Oct '21 3575 3581 3584 3548 3556 -19
CANADIAN DOLLAR Aug '21 0.794200 0.794400 0.795200 0.793950 0.794400 0.000200
CANADIAN DOLLAR Sep '21 0.794150 0.793550 0.795250 0.793350 0.795100 0.000950
CANADIAN DOLLAR Oct '21 0.794150 0.795200 0.795200 0.794350 0.795150 0.001000
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These States Have Best Corn Conditions

The corn crop in Pennsylvania recorded the highest good-to-excellent rating of any state at 88%, while three other states recorded the second-highest ratings at 82%.Read more

House Ag Advances Disaster Aid

The House ag supplemental disaster aid bill provides funds under the Wildfire Hurricane Indemnity Program-Plus (WHIP-Plus) for disasters in 2020 and 2021. The bill will include payments for unharvested acres, as well as on-farm storage losses. Other aid will be provided for dairy and sugar cooperatives and California grape growers.Read more

Fraud Verdict Against Akaushi Assoc.

A Texas jury found HeartBrand Beef, the American Akaushi Association and Ronald Beeman, guilty of a breach of contract, concealment, intentional interference, fraud, misrepresentation, and conspiracy over refusals to provide DNA proof of parentage.Read more

Kip Tom: UN Direction Flawed

The United Nations is holding a three-day event this week as in preparation for a U.N. Food Systems Summit in New York planned for September. An opening panel discussion on Monday heavily criticized current global agricultural production and food systems for failing to improve global food security.Read more

Cash Market Moves

After COVID-19 caused the cancellation of the 2020 spring wheat tour, scouts are ready to inspect fields in person.Read more

USDA Cattle on Feed Report/Cattle Inventory

Friday's July 1 Cattle on Feed report showed cattle on feed as of July 1, 2021, at 99% of last year. Cattle inventory totaled 98% of last year.Read more

High Oleic Premium Opportunities Build

High-oleic soybean acres are on the rise due to increasing oil demand. Farmers have a chance to earn more income through premium opportunities raising the identity-preserved crop.Read more

Herbicide Injury on the Rise

Tempers are running hot this year, as dicamba injury surfaces for a fifth year and EPA seeks to evaluate the success of the 2020 dicamba labels.Read more

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

Potash and DAP continue to lead the retail fertilizer prices higher, with potash prices gaining 10% and DAP 5% from last month.Read more