Agriculture prices fared well on Wednesday, with all prices except hogs seeing gains. Live cattle prices were up $3 to $156.58. The 27-day average price rose to $156.23. Feeder cattle prices gained $2.67. Prices reached $214.25, bringing the 27-day average price to $205.22.

Lean hog prices dropped again on Wednesday, falling another $1.08. Prices landed at $60.70, bringing the 27-day average price to $65.18.

Crop prices made gains on Wednesday. Corn prices rose 4 cents to $3.75. Wheat prices were up 7 cents to $5.11. Soybean prices saw the largest price increase, gaining 10 cents to $9.65.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Thu
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  Live Cattle 155.80 154.28 153.20 153.58 156.58 3.00 Report
  Feeder Cattle 214.68 213.13 212.43 211.58 214.25 2.67 Report
  Lean Hogs 62.30 62.10 62.20 61.78 60.70 -1.08 Report
  Corn 3.82 3.81 3.79 3.71 3.75 0.04 Report
  Wheat 5.13 5.02 5.14 5.04 5.11 0.07 Report
  Soybeans 9.87 9.74 9.69 9.55 9.65 0.10 Report
  Soybean Meal 343.50 327.00 323.70 317.50 320.80 3.30 Report
  DJIA 1,786,600 1,772,900 1,793,300 1,785,700 1,785,700 0 Report
Corn Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 3.86 3.78 3.76 3.67 3.74 0.07 Report
  Minneapolis 3.59 3.51 3.55 3.47 3.50 0.03 Report
  So. Iowa 3.78 3.70 3.72 3.64 3.62 -0.02 Report
  Omaha 3.83 3.75 3.73 3.65 3.71 0.06 Report
Wheat Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 5.51 5.44 5.60 5.47 5.58 0.11 Report
  Minneapolis 5.89 5.87 6.01 5.89 5.98 0.09 Report
  Portland 6.36 6.34 6.40 6.34 6.38 0.04 Report
  St. Louis 5.10 5.05 5.17 5.06 5.13 0.07 Report
Soybean Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 9.98 9.82 9.77 9.62 9.73 0.11 Report
  So. Iowa 9.75 9.59 9.65 9.50 9.46 -0.04 Report
  Central Illinois 9.99 9.83 9.79 9.64 9.75 0.11 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Thu
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  Choice 245.98 244.12 245.26 247.04 246.80 -0.24 Report
  Select 245.79 244.07 245.06 244.79 244.47 -0.32 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 0.18 0.05 0.20 2.25 2.33 0.08 Report
  Loads 152.00 117.00 106.00 139.00 183.00 44.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Thu
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  Carcass 67.90 67.74 69.19 67.68 69.31 1.63 Report
  Loin 81.52 82.52 84.75 84.85 86.81 1.96 Report
  Butt 82.50 81.13 83.06 85.36 84.23 -1.13 Report
  Loads 154.50 133.20 171.87 217.90 228.29 10.39 Report