Live cattle prices saw an increase after a steady fall this week, jumping from $142.43 on Wednesday to $144.65 on Thursday. The 2.22 increase brought the 27-day average price to $146.38. 

Lean hogs saw a very small increase of only five cents, hitting $67.05.

Corn jumped two cents, while wheat dropped from $4.90 on Wednesday to $4.84 on Thursday.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Live Cattle 145.43 143.85 143.68 142.43 144.65 2.22 Report
  Feeder Cattle 212.00 210.83 210.90 210.28 200.35 -9.93 Report
  Lean Hogs 62.83 65.83 67.50 67.00 67.05 0.05 Report
  Corn 3.65 3.69 3.66 3.62 3.64 0.02 Report
  Wheat 5.00 5.03 4.95 4.90 4.84 -0.06 Report
  Soybeans 9.05 8.93 8.94 8.78 8.86 0.08 Report
  Soybean Meal 326.90 326.40 327.60 324.40 322.90 -1.50 Report
  DJIA 1,646,700 1,570,900 1,571,900 1,624,900 1,624,900 0 Report
Corn Prices Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Kansas City 3.67 3.73 3.70 3.66 3.68 0.02 Report
  Minneapolis 3.35 3.23 3.20 3.16 3.18 0.02 Report
  So. Iowa 3.54 3.57 3.55 3.53 3.55 0.02 Report
  Omaha 3.61 3.65 3.62 3.58 3.60 0.02 Report
Wheat Prices Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Kansas City 4.56 4.60 4.51 4.51 4.49 -0.02 Report
  Minneapolis 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 5.60 5.62 5.61 5.58 5.56 -0.02 Report
  St. Louis 4.39 4.43 4.40 4.34 4.29 -0.05 Report
Soybean Prices Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Kansas City 9.39 9.24 9.27 9.15 9.29 0.14 Report
  So. Iowa 9.02 8.89 8.93 8.82 8.95 0.13 Report
  Central Illinois 9.34 9.19 9.22 9.10 9.09 -0.01 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Choice 244.90 244.31 243.86 244.24 244.21 -0.03 Report
  Select 234.88 233.98 233.80 233.60 233.12 -0.48 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 10.02 10.33 10.06 10.64 11.09 0.45 Report
  Loads 118.00 121.00 135.00 178.00 98.00 -80.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Fri
Aug 21
Mon
Aug 24
Tue
Aug 25
Wed
Aug 26
Thu
Aug 27
Change Report
  Carcass 87.36 88.07 90.03 87.24 85.36 -1.88 Report
  Loin 84.29 83.02 87.06 79.98 80.01 0.03 Report
  Butt 78.50 79.34 77.48 78.82 79.60 0.78 Report
  Loads 149.53 118.96 279.41 257.16 153.63 -103.53 Report