Live cattle prices rose $1.88 on Friday, hitting $161.18. This jump brought the 27-day average to $159.30. Feeder cattle prices saw a similar jump, reaching $214.85 after a 57 cent rise. 

Lean hogs jumped $1.12 to $79.45 on Friday, bringing the 27-day average to $66.05.

Crop prices did not fare so well. Corn saw a six cent decline to hit $3.65 on Friday. Soybeans had a similar fate, dropping $9.78 to $9.70. Wheat saw the largest drop of 12 cents to hit $4.86, bringing the 27-day average to $5.13.

Morning Farm Report
 

 

 
Board Prices Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  Live Cattle 155.35 156.30 156.30 159.30 161.18 1.88 Report
  Feeder Cattle 211.83 212.65 212.55 214.28 214.85 0.57 Report
  Lean Hogs 75.53 77.60 75.95 78.33 79.45 1.12 Report
  Corn 3.78 3.73 3.73 3.71 3.65 -0.06 Report
  Wheat 4.99 5.01 4.99 4.98 4.86 -0.12 Report
  Soybeans 9.78 9.75 9.71 9.78 9.70 -0.08 Report
  Soybean Meal 318.50 315.80 315.50 316.60 314.60 -2.00 Report
  DJIA 1,794,300 1,788,300 1,794,500 1,798,100 1,798,100 0 Report
Corn Prices Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  Kansas City 3.78 3.73 3.76 3.74 3.68 -0.06 Report
  Minneapolis 3.62 3.57 3.56 3.54 3.50 -0.04 Report
  So. Iowa 3.79 3.79 3.71 3.69 3.65 -0.04 Report
  Omaha 3.75 3.72 3.72 3.71 3.66 -0.05 Report
Wheat Prices Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  Kansas City 5.17 5.18 5.17 5.21 5.07 -0.14 Report
  Minneapolis 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 6.14 6.15 6.14 6.11 6.04 -0.07 Report
  St. Louis 4.98 5.00 4.98 4.97 4.86 -0.11 Report
Soybean Prices Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  Kansas City 9.92 9.93 9.88 9.98 9.89 -0.09 Report
  So. Iowa 9.78 9.78 9.72 9.79 9.71 -0.08 Report
  Central Illinois 9.95 9.94 9.89 9.97 9.88 -0.09 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  Choice 259.14 259.82 260.06 260.01 256.99 -3.02 Report
  Select 252.20 249.55 249.52 251.04 247.62 -3.42 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 6.93 10.27 10.55 8.96 9.37 0.41 Report
  Loads 114.00 137.00 165.00 121.00 150.00 29.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Thu
Apr 23
Fri
Apr 24
Change Report
  Carcass 68.09 68.84 67.51 71.16 69.38 -1.78 Report
  Loin 83.23 86.38 82.25 85.86 85.48 -0.38 Report
  Butt 81.89 80.91 80.78 83.10 82.97 -0.13 Report
  Loads 136.04 192.02 237.61 186.56 142.95 -43.61 Report