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CME milk futures, cash dairy higher Monday

Milk futures were higher and the cash dairy markets steady to higher Monday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.    August Class III milk was up $0.16 at $17.36.  September was up $0.46 at $17.94. October was up $0.43 at $18.23.  November was up $0.40 at... Read More.

Cattle futures higher to end the week

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were higher waiting for direct business to develop.  October live cattle closed $1.60 higher at $182.90 and December live cattle closed $1.50 higher at $187.05.  September feeder cattle closed $1.80 higher at $253.45 and... Read More.

CME milk futures, cash dairy closed higher Friday

Milk futures and the cash dairy markets were higher except for barrels Friday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Increases in Friday’s milk prices did not offset Thursday’s losses. August Class III milk was up $0.11 at $17.20.  September was up $0.29 at $17.48. October was... Read More.

RFA: E15 demand consistent despite higher prices

The Renewable Fuels Association says summertime sales of E15 remains relatively strong despite an increase in prices. Troy Bredenkamp, senior vice president of government and public affairs, tells Brownfield, “We’re seeing the average increase just like we did but maybe not as much as... Read More.

CME milk, cash dairy prices higher Monday

Milk futures and most cash dairy prices were higher Monday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. August Class III milk was up $0.43 at $17.69.  September was up $0.40 at $18.10. October was up $0.18 at $18.42.  November was up $0.05 at $18.69.  December through... Read More.

Live cattle futures mixed, feeders higher

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mixed and feeders were up, watching corn and waiting for the week’s direct business to develop. August live was down $.62 at $178.05 and October was $.45 lower at $179.50. August feeders were up $.45 at... Read More.

Ethanol production shoots higher, stocks up

U.S. ethanol production surged to a multi-year high last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.094 million barrels a day, a jump of 24,000 barrels on the week and 73,000 on the year for the highest average since late October 2021. That... Read More.

June poultry production modestly higher

U.S. poultry production was up slightly in June. The USDA says 4.496 billion pounds of poultry were certified wholesome in June 2023, 1% higher than June 2022, with a slight gain in chicken to 3.989 billion pounds and a 12% jump for turkey to... Read More.