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What the Hay?!

Relax. Talk of an “aporkalypse” is premature

2/3/2017 2:40:00 PM
A recent rash of headlines in the media suggesting the nation is facing a bacon shortage are misleading. >> Read More
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Cash Cattle Trend:


Cash business in feedlot country remains at a standstill with a few bids and asking prices separated by as much as $6 on a live basis. Buying interest could start to improve Thursday, but significant trade volume seems more likely to be delayed until Friday.

Live Basis
119 - 120
Dressed Basis
190 - 191

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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


March Chicago wheat closed up 5 1/4 cents at a new five-month high, pulled up by corn, but also benefiting from commercial buying and concerns about a return of warm temperatures to the southwestern Plains here in the ides of February.

Local 12% Winter
+4  374 - 459
Local 14% Spring
+3  490 - 562

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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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Bred Heifers
1450 - 1650  top 1700
Young Bred Cows
1475 - 1600  top 1735
Solid Mouth Bred Cows
1250 - 1450
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 1125 - 1150

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