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Cash Cattle Trend:



Buyer support quickly broke loose through the second half of the trading session Wednesday. This led to strong triple-digit gains seen in live cattle and feeder cattle markets. Even though neither market posted limit gains at closing bell, the market in some nearby contracts came within pennies per cwt of trading limits.

 Fed Steers Live

Dressed Basis
 165 - 168

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Feeder Cattle Futures late Monday morning rallied higher with October contracts posting gains near $3 per cwt in reaction to buyers stepping back into the complex

Wheat Cash Trend


Early afternoon saw the Federal Reserve announce no rate change in September, though leaving the door open for the next move to still occur in December. Delayed reactions were seen in the DJIA and U.S. dollar index, with the former falling and the latter rallying. Corn finished Wednesday's session near where it ended overnight trade, with soybeans only slightly higher than before.

Local 12% Winter
  400 - 453
Local 14% Spring
  556 - 618

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All three grains closed lower Thursday as mild summer temperatures blanketed the Midwest with another day of good growing weather. 

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Superior Livestock

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4-500 lb Steers
177 - 212
5-600 lb Steers
157 - 197
6-700 lb Steers
147 - 175

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