For the last week, cattle prices have been volatile. On Tuesday, cattle prices are back up after dropping on Monday. Live cattle prices are up 75 cents, bringing the price to $154.75. The 27-day average price is now $156.19. Feeder cattle prices jumped $2.53 on Tuesday. Prices hit $212.23, bringing the 27-day average price to $202.07.

Lean hog prices continued to drop on Tuesday, with prices falling another 10 cents. Prices fell below $66 to $65.98, bringing the 27-day average price to $65.69.

Crop prices were mostly down on Tuesday. Corn prices fell a penny to $3.82. Soybean prices fell 8 cents to $9.80. Wheat was the exception on Tuesday. Wheat prices gained 3 cents to $4.97.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Wed
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Change Report
  Live Cattle 154.05 153.28 154.65 154.00 154.75 0.75 Report
  Feeder Cattle 207.23 206.58 209.73 209.70 212.23 2.53 Report
  Lean Hogs 68.00 66.83 66.13 66.08 65.98 -0.10 Report
  Corn 3.82 3.83 3.79 3.83 3.82 -0.01 Report
  Wheat 4.94 4.81 4.86 4.94 4.97 0.03 Report
  Soybeans 9.89 9.79 9.79 9.88 9.80 -0.08 Report
  Soybean Meal 334.10 334.40 337.00 343.90 342.00 -1.90 Report
  DJIA 1,808,600 1,812,000 1,786,100 1,797,000 1,797,000 0 Report
Corn Prices Wed
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  Kansas City 3.82 3.83 3.79 3.81 3.81 0.00 Report
  Minneapolis 3.60 3.61 3.57 3.59 3.59 0.00 Report
  So. Iowa 3.78 3.78 3.74 3.77 3.77 0.00 Report
  Omaha 3.83 3.84 3.79 3.83 3.82 -0.01 Report
Wheat Prices Wed
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  Kansas City 5.32 5.22 5.27 5.35 5.41 0.06 Report
  Minneapolis 5.85 5.78 5.76 5.80 5.84 0.04 Report
  Portland 6.31 6.23 6.24 6.28 6.29 0.01 Report
  St. Louis 4.99 4.83 4.85 0.00 4.96 4.96 Report
Soybean Prices Wed
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  Kansas City 9.99 9.90 9.90 9.98 9.94 -0.04 Report
  So. Iowa 9.81 9.69 9.69 9.77 9.67 -0.10 Report
  Central Illinois 10.03 9.94 9.94 10.02 9.93 -0.09 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Wed
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Change Report
  Choice 248.58 249.20 248.48 247.59 247.79 0.20 Report
  Select 247.23 246.58 244.39 245.75 245.12 -0.63 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 1.35 2.61 4.09 1.83 2.67 0.84 Report
  Loads 148.00 157.00 130.00 128.00 142.00 14.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Wed
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Change Report
  Carcass 70.05 68.49 68.58 68.89 69.08 0.19 Report
  Loin 82.90 80.79 80.84 83.78 82.26 -1.52 Report
  Butt 81.84 80.69 80.17 81.00 83.14 2.14 Report
  Loads 285.46 149.75 177.27 166.64 235.19 68.55 Report