Corn futures settled mostly a penny lower on Thursday. Old crop corn sales for last Thursday ran well short of estimates in the USDA Export Sales
Soybean futures closed the day mostly 4 1/4 to 6 1/4 cents lower. Soymeal futures were down 90 cents and soy oil lost 20 points. Rising South
Wheat futures were mixed on Thursday, as MPLS was fractionally higher to a penny lower. CHI and KC finished 3-4 and 5-6 cents lower, respectively.
Live cattle futures traded 82.5 cents to $1.35 lower in the nearby contracts. Feeder cattle futures were $1.55 to $2.00 lower as March went off the
Lean hog futures ended the day a quarter to $1.50 in the green. The CME Lean Hog Index for 3/28 was down 38 cents to $69.40. USDA’s average
Cotton futures were mostly lower with May 17 the only contract higher. The dollar was 552 points higher on the day. All upland cotton old crop