Live cattle prices dropped Friday to $149.18 from $149.70. This 52 cent fall brought the 27-day average price to $159.66. Feeder cattle prices fared better, gaining 65 cents to hit $213.63. 

Lean hogs saw an eighteen cent fall to $81.25 on Friday. This brought the 27-day average price to $70.09.

Crop prices were mixed on Friday, with corn losing three cents to hit $3.60 and soybeans seeing a ten cent drop. However, wheat gained three cents to hit $4.70, bringing the 27-day average price to $5.04.

Morning Farm Report
 



 
Board Prices Mon
Apr 27
Tue
Apr 28
Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Fri
May 01
Change Report
  Live Cattle 160.48 161.00 160.80 149.70 149.18 -0.52 Report
  Feeder Cattle 214.90 215.98 216.53 212.98 213.63 0.65 Report
  Lean Hogs 79.40 79.90 81.20 81.43 81.25 -0.18 Report
  Corn 3.61 3.61 3.64 3.63 3.60 -0.03 Report
  Wheat 4.70 4.72 4.77 4.67 4.70 0.03 Report
  Soybeans 9.73 9.78 9.89 9.79 9.69 -0.10 Report
  Soybean Meal 315.10 318.70 324.20 318.90 314.70 -4.20 Report
  DJIA 1,799,000 1,805,800 1,795,400 1,775,900 1,775,900 0 Report
Corn Prices Mon
Apr 27
Tue
Apr 28
Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Fri
May 01
Change Report
  Kansas City 3.64 3.65 3.67 3.67 3.64 -0.03 Report
  Minneapolis 3.46 3.47 3.49 3.49 3.46 -0.03 Report
  So. Iowa 3.62 3.63 3.65 3.63 3.61 -0.02 Report
  Omaha 3.62 3.62 3.66 3.65 3.62 -0.03 Report
Wheat Prices Mon
Apr 27
Tue
Apr 28
Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Fri
May 01
Change Report
  Kansas City 4.95 5.02 5.05 5.04 5.04 0.00 Report
  Minneapolis 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 5.97 5.96 5.97 5.92 5.92 0.00 Report
  St. Louis 4.70 4.71 4.77 0.00 4.72 4.72 Report
Soybean Prices Mon
Apr 27
Tue
Apr 28
Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Fri
May 01
Change Report
  Kansas City 9.93 9.97 10.08 9.98 9.84 -0.14 Report
  So. Iowa 9.76 9.82 9.90 9.82 9.71 -0.11 Report
  Central Illinois 9.92 9.96 10.07 9.97 9.83 -0.14 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Mon
Apr 27
Tue
Apr 28
Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Fri
May 01
Change Report
  Choice 256.89 257.72 258.55 256.90 254.64 -2.26 Report
  Select 247.98 247.98 246.06 244.05 243.22 -0.83 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 8.91 9.74 12.50 12.85 11.42 -1.43 Report
  Loads 150.00 152.00 221.00 180.00 138.00 -42.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Mon
Apr 27
Tue
Apr 28
Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Fri
May 01
Change Report
  Carcass 70.30 70.44 72.32 73.06 73.92 0.86 Report
  Loin 87.48 84.95 87.09 88.63 93.56 4.93 Report
  Butt 85.84 84.50 88.57 90.09 93.38 3.29 Report
  Loads 167.81 203.81 239.47 180.69 141.47 -39.22 Report