Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Feb '18 1.357 1.361 1.363 1.356 1.363 0.006
ETHANOL Mar '18 1.385 1.388 1.388 1.383 1.388 0.003
ETHANOL Apr '18 1.405 1.407 1.416 1.407 1.415 0.010 1.415
CORN Mar '18 346'2 347'2 349'2 347'0 348'4 2'2
CORN May '18 354'6 355'6 357'4 355'4 356'6 2'0
CORN Jul '18 362'6 363'4 365'4 363'4 364'6 2'0
SOYBEANS Mar '18 960'4 965'0 967'4 963'2 966'0 5'4
SOYBEANS May '18 972'0 976'4 979'0 974'6 977'4 5'4
SOYBEANS Jul '18 981'2 985'4 988'2 984'4 987'2 6'0
WHEAT Mar '18 420'4 420'2 422'6 417'0 417'2 -3'2
WHEAT May '18 434'2 434'2 436'2 430'6 431'2 -3'0
WHEAT Jul '18 446'4 446'4 449'0 443'4 444'0 -2'4
LIVE CATTLE Feb '18 117.075 117.100 117.500 116.550 117.375 0.300 117.375
LIVE CATTLE Apr '18 118.875 118.900 119.625 118.475 119.450 0.575 119.450
LIVE CATTLE Jun '18 111.000 111.175 111.750 110.675 111.625 0.625 111.625
LEAN HOGS Feb '18 70.975 71.000 71.825 70.950 71.575 0.600 71.575
LEAN HOGS Apr '18 73.825 73.825 74.550 73.825 74.325 0.500 74.325
LEAN HOGS May '18 78.700 78.800 79.300 78.625 79.000 0.300 79.000
SOYBEAN MEAL Mar '18 3170 3180 3210 3178 3199 29
SOYBEAN MEAL May '18 3208 3218 3246 3215 3236 28
SOYBEAN MEAL Jul '18 3236 3248 3275 3247 3265 29
CANADIAN DOLLAR Jan '18 0.801000 0.802700 0.804900 0.802650 0.804000 0.003000
CANADIAN DOLLAR Feb '18 0.801200 0.802950 0.805200 0.802950 0.804850 0.003650
CANADIAN DOLLAR Mar '18 0.801450 0.803900 0.806800 0.802350 0.805150 0.003700
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Bankruptcy Laws Targeted

Federal lawmakers are set to introduce a bill that would prevent companies from filing Chapter 11 in their states of incorporation.Read more

USDA Reports Preview

DTN will be keeping an eye on one number in particular in USDA's January reports.Read more

The Market's Fine Print

The market terrain of live cattle and lean hog futures in early 2018 is anything but level.Read more

Unintended Consequence of New Tax Law

Language added to the new tax law in December to help boost farmer cooperatives could end up causing farmers to deliver their grain and other commodities largely to cooperatives, at the expense of private grain companies.Read more

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

Average retail fertilizer prices picked up where they left off at the end of 2017, continuing to move higher the first week of January 2018.Read more

AFBF Shores Up Farm Policies

The resolutions session on Tuesday at the American Farm Bureau Federation's annual meeting gave the group's board of directors and staff some direction to help navigate various issues in the farm bill debate over the next year as Congress tries to draft and complete a new bill.Read more

Grassley Wants Northey Approved

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told reporters on Tuesday that Bill Northey's nomination to a USDA post needs to move; Grassley pushed ethanol and oil interests to work out their differences with the Renewable Fuel Standard.Read more

Grassley Wants Northey Approved

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told reporters on Tuesday that Bill Northey's nomination to a USDA post needs to move; Grassley pushed ethanol and oil interests to work out their differences with the Renewable Fuel Standard.Read more

Todd's Take

The 2017 Crystal Ball Award for the most helpful futures positions in corn, soybeans and wheat once again goes to the market's commercial firms.Read more