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Cash hogs close with strong negotiated numbers

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were higher and feeders were lower, watching corn while waiting for widespread direct business and Friday’s USDA numbers. August live was up $1.15 at $181.27 and October was $1.30 higher at $183.55. August feeder cattle were down... Read More.

Soybeans soar, corn drops after acreage numbers

Soybeans were sharply higher on speculative and technical buying, pulling contracts to a higher weekly finish. Farmers planted fewer than expected soybean acres this year and quarterly stocks were below pre-report estimates. Near-term crop weather looks mixed, with increased chances of rain in... Read More.