Live cattle prices lost steam on Wednesday, falling 27 cents to $161.73. The 27-day average followed suit and landed at $156.41. While live cattle prices fell, feeder cattle prices continued to make gains, hitting $217.70. The 52 cent price increase led the 27-day average price to $207.89.

Lean hog prices reached $59.83, a $1.23 price increase. The 27-day average price rose to $64.35 on Wednesday.

Crop prices were mixed on Wednesday, as corn prices increased 2 cents to $3.95 while wheat and soybean prices fell. Wheat prices fell 5 cents to $5.19. Soybean prices fell to $9.79, a 3 cent price decrease.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Thu
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Change Report
  Live Cattle 158.00 158.35 161.35 162.00 161.73 -0.27 Report
  Feeder Cattle 214.05 214.88 216.98 217.18 217.70 0.52 Report
  Lean Hogs 58.13 58.45 59.25 58.60 59.83 1.23 Report
  Corn 3.74 3.85 3.90 3.93 3.95 0.02 Report
  Wheat 5.12 5.30 5.34 5.24 5.19 -0.05 Report
  Soybeans 9.62 9.74 9.84 9.82 9.79 -0.03 Report
  Soybean Meal 319.30 324.00 327.30 326.30 324.50 -1.80 Report
  DJIA 1,796,600 1,803,300 1,801,600 1,794,900 1,794,900 0 Report
Corn Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 3.73 3.85 3.90 3.93 3.95 0.02 Report
  Minneapolis 3.49 3.65 3.70 3.73 3.73 0.00 Report
  So. Iowa 3.62 3.74 3.81 3.82 3.84 0.02 Report
  Omaha 3.70 3.81 3.86 3.89 3.93 0.04 Report
Wheat Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 5.55 5.74 5.79 5.70 5.68 -0.02 Report
  Minneapolis 5.97 6.14 6.15 6.06 6.05 -0.01 Report
  Portland 6.39 6.48 6.50 6.44 6.42 -0.02 Report
  St. Louis 5.15 5.35 5.39 5.23 5.19 -0.04 Report
Soybean Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 9.69 9.81 9.91 9.93 9.90 -0.03 Report
  So. Iowa 9.54 9.68 9.82 9.81 9.79 -0.02 Report
  Central Illinois 9.71 9.83 9.93 5.41 9.88 4.47 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Thu
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Change Report
  Choice 246.61 244.51 245.79 246.83 250.51 3.68 Report
  Select 244.79 243.28 243.23 244.78 247.14 2.36 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 1.82 1.22 2.56 2.05 3.36 1.31 Report
  Loads 157.00 160.00 107.00 126.00 152.00 26.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Thu
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Change Report
  Carcass 68.16 67.52 68.62 67.94 67.02 -0.92 Report
  Loin 83.79 82.45 85.31 84.26 84.58 0.32 Report
  Butt 85.43 84.10 87.28 87.76 87.18 -0.58 Report
  Loads 250.53 146.20 137.24 187.58 304.95 117.37 Report