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Quotes are delayed, as of January 19, 2021, 06:10:48 AM CST or prior.

Commentary
Wheat Closes Higher ahead of Three Day Weekend
After midday losses, front month Chicago wheat closed the last trade day of the week 2 3/4 to 5 1/2 cents stronger. KC futures maintained the high ground closing up by at least 4 1/4 cents. MGE wheat closed the session 2 3/4 to 4 cents in the black. The...
Corn Closes Mixed on Friday
Nearby corn prices settled 2 3/4 to 3 cents lower on Friday. New crop futures closed the session 1 1/2 to 2 3/4 cents. The markets will be closed on Monday in observance of MLK Day. USDA announced a private corn sale for 110,000 MT of old crop corn to...
Cattle Gain on Friday
Live cattle futures closed the Friday session with gains of 45 to 97 cents. April futures were the strongest gainer, with a $116.27 close and a $1.32 gain on the day. Feeder cattle futures closed with triple digit gains of $1.97 to $2.45. The CME Feeder Cattle Index was $1.04...
Beans Down Double Digits
Soybean futures closed the Friday session with 12 1/4 to 13 3/4 cent losses. New crop contracts closed UNCH to 1 1/4 cents higher. Soymeal turned in the afternoon and closed the Friday session with $1.20 to $2.40/ton losses. Soy oil futures ended down by 114 to 126 points. The...
Hogs Higher for Weekend
Nearby lean hog futures go into the three day weekend 5 to 57 cents higher. Feb futures were up the most, closing up by $1.62. Pork cutout futures ended up 10 cents to $1.35 higher. The CME Lean Hog Index was another 39 cents higher on 1/13 to 65.87. USDA’s...
Cotton Weakens on Friday
Closing cotton prices were lower across the old crop futures with 38 to 45 point losses. New crop Dec closed 22 points higher. CFTC data showed cotton specs reduced their net long by 1,010 contracts to 69,702 on the week ending 1/12. Commercial’s net position was 144,177 contracts net short...

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