Cattle prices dropped on Monday following the Easter holiday weekend. Both live and feeder cattle prices fell 58 cents. Live cattle prices hit $162.03, bringing the 27-day average price to $157.62. Feeder cattle prices fell to $219.80, bringing the 27-day average price to $213.63.

Lean hog prices gained 7 cents, bringing prices to $63.25. The 27-day average price reached $62.95.

Crop prices took a hit on Monday. Corn prices fell 2 cents to $3.85. Wheat prices dropped 8 cents to $5.28. Soybean prices hit $9.79, a 7 cent price decrease.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Mon
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Change Report
  Live Cattle 161.33 161.80 163.03 163.03 162.45 -0.58 Report
  Feeder Cattle 218.13 218.63 220.38 220.38 219.80 -0.58 Report
  Lean Hogs 62.43 62.90 63.18 63.18 63.25 0.07 Report
  Corn 3.76 3.82 3.87 3.87 3.85 -0.02 Report
  Wheat 5.12 5.29 5.36 5.36 5.28 -0.08 Report
  Soybeans 9.73 9.90 9.86 9.86 9.79 -0.07 Report
  Soybean Meal 326.80 331.90 327.30 327.30 323.00 -4.30 Report
  DJIA 1,770,300 1,761,500 1,767,600 1,767,600 1,767,600 0 Report
Corn Prices Mon
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  Kansas City 3.94 3.76 3.81 3.86 3.85 -0.01 Report
  Minneapolis 3.72 3.54 3.56 3.61 3.62 0.01 Report
  So. Iowa 3.85 3.67 3.72 3.76 3.74 -0.02 Report
  Omaha 3.91 3.72 3.78 3.83 3.81 -0.02 Report
Wheat Prices Mon
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  Kansas City 5.81 5.64 5.77 5.87 5.77 -0.10 Report
  Minneapolis 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 6.35 6.26 6.75 6.76 6.41 -0.35 Report
  St. Louis 5.30 5.11 5.28 5.36 5.27 -0.09 Report
Soybean Prices Mon
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  Kansas City 9.79 9.88 10.04 10.04 9.98 -0.06 Report
  So. Iowa 9.66 9.73 9.87 9.79 9.71 -0.08 Report
  Central Illinois 9.77 9.83 9.99 10.05 9.93 -0.12 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Mon
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Change Report
  Choice 254.13 255.42 255.94 255.57 256.48 0.91 Report
  Select 248.64 250.21 250.46 249.29 251.55 2.26 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 5.49 5.21 5.48 6.28 4.92 -1.36 Report
  Loads 115.00 175.00 107.00 111.00 126.00 15.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Mon
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Change Report
  Carcass 65.01 64.23 64.37 66.14 65.17 -0.97 Report
  Loin 81.96 82.20 82.03 83.14 81.47 -1.67 Report
  Butt 89.05 84.65 85.20 86.27 87.13 0.86 Report
  Loads 192.59 307.66 189.83 120.19 114.17 -6.02 Report