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Quotes are delayed, as of April 11, 2021, 01:57:54 PM CDT or prior.

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Wheat Gains Double Digits on Friday
At the closing bell on Friday, wheat futures were still up by double digits. CBT futures closed 8 3/4 to 10 cents higher, which for May completed a 31 3/4 cent move for the week. KC HRW futures go into the weekend with 10 to 10 1/2 cent gains, increasing...
Cattle Give Back Triple Digits on Friday
Live cattle futures closed the Friday session with losses of $0.72 to $2.45, with April the firmest and June the weakest. Through the week, the April/June spread corrected from a $2.25 discount to an 85 cent premium. USDA confirmed some more $125 trade in the WCB on Friday, for the...
Soy Close Lower for Weekend
At the close for Friday, soybean futures were 8 1/4 to 12 1/4 cents in the red. For May, that finished the week as a 7 cent pull back. The fresh cash average price for old crop beans was a dime higher at $11.25/bu. Soymeal futures closed $4.30 to $5.60/ton...
Hogs Close Mixed Mostly Higher
At the close for the last trade day of the week, April and July hogs were UNCH and August contracts were down by 37 cents. The other front months ended 2 to 95 cents in the black. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was up another 80 cents to $100.21....
Cotton Closes off Highs Still in Black
Afternoon trading on Friday pulled the front month cotton futures back from the highs, but futures were still higher on the day. Old crop prices ended the session 99 to 108 points higher, and new crop prices ended up by 60 to 75 points. USDA’s cash average price for cotton...
Corn Closes Firm after New Highs
Following the report, old crop corn futures posted new highs, which for May was $5.95/bu, but prices were just fractionally higher to 2 1/2 cents in the red at the close. New crop prices stayed higher, ending the session up 1 3/4 to 2 1/2 cents. USDA left the average...

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