Live cattle prices fell yesterday after seeing increases over the past week. On Dec. 31, live cattle prices were at $163.55, but hit $166.03 on Jan. 6. Feeder cattle also took a hit, falling 98 cents this morning.

Lean hog prices fell $1.35 this morning to $78.58.

Corn and wheat prices in Kansas City both saw slight gains, raising 3 cents and 6 cents, respectively.

Choice boxed beef prices rose 97 cents on Jan. 6, hitting $250.33 after seeing a low of $247.20 last Wednesday. Pork carcass prices fell $1.48 from Monday to Tuesday, landing at $82.43.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Wed
Dec 31
Thu
Jan 01
Fri
Jan 02
Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  Live Cattle 163.55 163.55 165.68 166.23 166.03 -0.20 Report
  Feeder Cattle 219.45 219.45 223.95 225.68 224.70 -0.98 Report
  Lean Hogs 81.20 81.20 81.30 79.93 78.58 -1.35 Report
  Corn 3.97 3.97 3.96 4.06 4.05 -0.01 Report
  Wheat 5.90 5.90 5.81 5.89 5.92 0.03 Report
  Soybeans 10.19 10.19 10.03 10.40 10.51 0.11 Report
  Soybean Meal 364.60 364.60 356.50 369.00 370.80 1.80 Report
  DJIA 1,775,200 1,775,200 1,772,300 1,745,000 1,745,000 0 Report
Corn Prices Wed
Dec 31
Thu
Jan 01
Fri
Jan 02
Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  Kansas City 3.62 3.76 3.74 3.85 3.88 0.03 Report
  Minneapolis 3.66 3.57 3.55 3.71 3.70 -0.01 Report
  So. Iowa 3.80 3.71 3.69 3.81 3.80 -0.01 Report
  Omaha 3.87 3.77 3.76 3.85 3.85 0.00 Report
Wheat Prices Wed
Dec 31
Thu
Jan 01
Fri
Jan 02
Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  Kansas City 6.30 6.24 6.15 6.23 6.29 0.06 Report
  Minneapolis 6.47 6.42 6.31 6.36 6.40 0.04 Report
  Portland 6.78 6.71 6.63 6.66 0.00 -6.66 Report
  St. Louis 6.05 0.00 5.86 5.94 5.96 0.02 Report
Soybean Prices Wed
Dec 31
Thu
Jan 01
Fri
Jan 02
Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  Kansas City 10.40 10.22 10.05 10.45 10.55 0.10 Report
  So. Iowa 10.10 9.92 9.79 10.17 10.33 0.16 Report
  Central Illinois 10.40 10.22 10.07 10.47 10.60 0.13 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Wed
Dec 31
Thu
Jan 01
Fri
Jan 02
Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  Choice 247.20 248.90 247.83 249.36 250.33 0.97 Report
  Select 236.74 238.57 239.32 240.43 240.05 -0.38 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 10.46 10.33 8.51 8.93 10.29 1.36 Report
  Loads 157.00 163.00 105.00 155.00 180.00 25.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Wed
Dec 31
Thu
Jan 01
Fri
Jan 02
Mon
Jan 05
Tue
Jan 06
Change Report
  Carcass 86.80 84.34 83.77 83.91 82.43 -1.48 Report
  Loin 98.12 94.38 90.55 91.74 87.75 -3.99 Report
  Butt 107.04 105.50 104.68 104.04 105.18 1.14 Report
  Loads 247.15 275.47 108.13 177.85 268.19 90.34 Report