Live cattle prices rose on Tuesday to $151.45. This 72 cent rise brought the 27-day average price to $158.85. Feeder cattle prices saw a smaller gain of 23 cents from $215.15 on Monday to $215.38 on Tuesday. 

Lean hogs saw the largest jump of 92 cents, hitting $82.75 on Tuesday. The jump brought the 27-day average price to $71.66.

Corn prices rose two cents to $3.61 on Tuesday and soybean prices rose by 11 cents to $9.94. Wheat fared worse, dropping in price by five cents on Tuesday.

Morning Farm Report
 

 

 
Board Prices Wed
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May 05
Change Report
  Live Cattle 160.80 149.70 149.18 150.73 151.45 0.72 Report
  Feeder Cattle 216.53 212.98 213.63 215.15 215.38 0.23 Report
  Lean Hogs 81.20 81.43 81.25 81.83 82.75 0.92 Report
  Corn 3.64 3.63 3.60 3.59 3.61 0.02 Report
  Wheat 4.77 4.67 4.70 4.69 4.64 -0.05 Report
  Soybeans 9.89 9.79 9.69 9.83 9.94 0.11 Report
  Soybean Meal 324.20 318.90 314.70 315.80 318.10 2.30 Report
  DJIA 1,795,400 1,775,900 1,793,400 1,799,500 1,799,500 0 Report
Corn Prices Wed
Apr 29
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May 05
Change Report
  Kansas City 3.67 3.67 3.64 3.62 3.65 0.03 Report
  Minneapolis 3.49 3.49 3.46 3.48 3.49 0.01 Report
  So. Iowa 3.65 3.63 3.61 0.00 3.61 3.61 Report
  Omaha 3.66 3.65 3.62 3.59 3.64 0.05 Report
Wheat Prices Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Fri
May 01
Mon
May 04
Tue
May 05
Change Report
  Kansas City 5.05 5.04 5.04 5.02 4.95 -0.07 Report
  Minneapolis 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 5.97 5.92 5.92 5.94 5.90 -0.04 Report
  St. Louis 4.77 0.00 4.72 4.72 4.64 -0.08 Report
Soybean Prices Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Fri
May 01
Mon
May 04
Tue
May 05
Change Report
  Kansas City 10.08 9.98 9.84 9.96 10.04 0.08 Report
  So. Iowa 9.90 9.82 9.71 0.00 9.97 9.97 Report
  Central Illinois 10.07 9.97 9.83 9.98 10.07 0.09 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Fri
May 01
Mon
May 04
Tue
May 05
Change Report
  Choice 258.55 256.90 254.64 255.64 255.56 -0.08 Report
  Select 246.06 244.05 243.22 243.90 243.60 -0.30 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 12.50 12.85 11.42 11.74 11.96 0.22 Report
  Loads 221.00 180.00 138.00 147.00 155.00 8.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Wed
Apr 29
Thu
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Fri
May 01
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May 05
Change Report
  Carcass 72.32 73.06 73.92 72.14 74.93 2.79 Report
  Loin 87.09 88.63 93.56 89.14 93.14 4.00 Report
  Butt 88.57 90.09 93.38 88.53 93.02 4.49 Report
  Loads 239.47 180.69 141.47 139.60 186.44 46.84 Report