Markets

Previous Open High Low Last Change Close
ETHANOL Jul '19 1.575 1.575 1.590 1.575 1.590 0.015
ETHANOL Aug '19 1.598 1.595 1.604 1.583 1.586 -0.012 1.586
ETHANOL Sep '19 1.581 1.613 1.613 1.613 1.613 0.032
CORN Jul '19 442'2 442'2 446'2 440'2 445'2 3'0
CORN Sep '19 447'4 447'4 451'6 446'0 450'4 3'0
CORN Dec '19 453'4 453'6 458'0 452'6 457'0 3'4
SOYBEANS Jul '19 902'6 902'0 911'2 899'4 908'6 6'0
SOYBEANS Aug '19 908'4 908'0 917'0 905'4 914'4 6'0
SOYBEANS Sep '19 914'6 914'6 923'0 912'0 920'6 6'0
WHEAT Jul '19 526'0 526'0 527'6 522'2 526'4 0'4
WHEAT Sep '19 530'6 530'6 532'0 526'6 531'0 0'2
WHEAT Dec '19 541'4 541'4 542'6 537'4 541'4 0'0
LIVE CATTLE Jun '19 108.175 108.300 108.300 106.425 106.550 -1.625 106.550
LIVE CATTLE Aug '19 103.950 103.975 104.150 102.050 102.225 -1.725 102.225
LIVE CATTLE Oct '19 105.575 105.575 105.650 103.700 104.150 -1.425 104.150
LEAN HOGS Jul '19 79.250 79.000 79.150 76.250 76.250 -3.000 76.250
LEAN HOGS Aug '19 80.900 80.250 80.475 77.900 77.900 -3.000 77.900
LEAN HOGS Oct '19 75.725 75.200 75.300 72.725 72.725 -3.000 72.725
SOYBEAN MEAL Jul '19 3156 3164 3190 3157 3180 24
SOYBEAN MEAL Aug '19 3170 3171 3204 3169 3192 22
SOYBEAN MEAL Sep '19 3188 3188 3218 3188 3207 19
CANADIAN DOLLAR Jul '19 0.757550 0.758100 0.759050 0.758100 0.758900 0.001350
CANADIAN DOLLAR Aug '19 0.758000 0.759500 0.759100
CANADIAN DOLLAR Sep '19 0.758300 0.757900 0.759900 0.757850 0.759700 0.001400
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Corn Export Sales Bearish

This week's export sales report should be viewed as bearish for corn and sorghum, neutral for soybeans and wheat.Read more

Soybean Seed Leftovers

Storage could be less successful given lower quality and germination rates from the late 2018 harvest.Read more

USDA Moves PP Haying Date

Under pressure from farm groups and Congress, USDA's Risk Management Agency on Thursday announced it has changed the haying and grazing restrictions on prevented planting acres. The change allows farmers who plant cover crops on prevented planting acres to hay, graze or chop those fields on Sept. 1, rather than the traditional restriction date of Nov. 1.Read more

US Propane Stocks Rise

The Energy Information Administration today reported U.S. inventories of propane/propylene increased about 3.3 million barrels (bbl) in the week ended June 14 to 74.5 million bbl.Read more

View From the Cab

Farming can be a tough business, but dads often know best when times get toughest.Read more

Kub's Den

Grain producers who may be short of bushels this fall and need to get out of cash forward contracts are basically at the mercy of the local elevator that holds those contracts. Cancellation policies vary from place to place and can be changed at any time.Read more

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

Retail fertilizer values made muted moves this week, continuing a trend of relatively flat prices for non-nitrogen fertilizers.Read more

Sens Press for Trade Action

Senators raised concerns about lost market access in China and Japan, while they are also anxious to provide more certainty in the markets with action on the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he continues trying to ease concerns of House Democrats on the trade deal.Read more

USDA Weekly Crop Progress

Corn planting was 92% complete and the portion of the crop that had emerged was rated 59% in good-to-excellent condition as of Sunday, June 16, according to this week's USDA NASS Crop Progress report. Soybean planting was 77% complete.Read more