Cattle prices were up on Wednesday, as live cattle saw gains of $1.13. Prices reached $160.73, bringing the 27-day average price to $159.55. Feeder cattle prices reached $215.23. The $2.03 price increase drove the 27-day average price to $215.91.

While cattle prices saw smaller gains, lean hogs prices soared on Wednesday. Lean hog prices were up $12.30, bringing prices to a whopping $75.48. The 27-day average price hit $62.34. Wednesday's price was the highest it has been during that period of time.

Crops prices were mixed again on Wednesday as wheat price continued to fall. Wheat prices dropped another 6 cents to $4.91. Corn and soybean prices were both up. Corn saw a 2 cent price increase, bringing prices to $3.76. Soybean prices were up another 5 cents, which brought prices to $9.65.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Thu
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  Live Cattle 161.80 158.80 158.83 159.60 160.73 1.13 Report
  Feeder Cattle 216.48 212.45 212.25 213.20 215.23 2.03 Report
  Lean Hogs 62.10 62.55 63.10 63.18 75.48 12.30 Report
  Corn 3.78 3.77 3.71 3.74 3.76 0.02 Report
  Wheat 5.19 5.27 5.02 4.97 4.91 -0.06 Report
  Soybeans 9.54 9.52 9.49 9.60 9.65 0.05 Report
  Soybean Meal 312.10 309.20 308.80 313.60 311.50 -2.10 Report
  DJIA 1,788,700 1,797,300 1,791,000 1,796,400 1,796,400 0 Report
Corn Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 3.78 3.77 3.70 3.73 3.76 0.03 Report
  Minneapolis 3.60 3.59 3.55 3.58 3.61 0.03 Report
  So. Iowa 3.74 3.73 3.65 3.69 3.72 0.03 Report
  Omaha 3.74 3.73 3.67 3.71 3.73 0.02 Report
Wheat Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 5.56 5.63 5.34 5.26 5.19 -0.07 Report
  Minneapolis 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 6.29 6.33 6.21 6.18 6.15 -0.03 Report
  St. Louis 5.18 5.18 5.02 4.97 4.90 -0.07 Report
Soybean Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 9.73 9.71 9.63 9.75 9.80 0.05 Report
  So. Iowa 9.49 9.48 9.43 9.58 9.63 0.05 Report
  Central Illinois 9.69 9.67 9.64 9.76 9.81 0.05 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Thu
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Change Report
  Choice 258.39 256.51 257.70 258.45 260.80 2.35 Report
  Select 252.45 249.91 249.19 249.42 251.22 1.80 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 5.94 6.60 8.50 9.03 9.58 0.55 Report
  Loads 135.00 137.00 114.00 107.00 144.00 37.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Thu
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  Carcass 65.76 65.72 65.59 65.35 67.26 1.91 Report
  Loin 83.91 84.23 82.48 82.34 87.78 5.44 Report
  Butt 82.66 81.79 81.97 80.42 81.13 0.71 Report
  Loads 157.64 164.83 153.94 239.09 338.08 98.99 Report