Feeder cattle prices have risen slightly, after two days of slipping. Prices Monday hit $223.40, gaining 97 cents since Friday. This gain brings the 27-day average to $222.53. Live cattle prices, however, have continued their downward slide, dropping another 15 cents to $160.45.

Lean hog prices took a big hit after seeing gains on Friday, dipping $2.38 down to $76.65. This price fall brings the 27-day average to $81.92.

Crop prices are generally on the decline, with the exception of corn. Corn gained 2 cents Monday, hitting $4.02. The 27-day average for corn prices is now $4.01. Soybeans took the largest hit, falling 38 cents. Wheat dropped 8 cents, bringing the 27-day average to $6.05.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Change Report
  Live Cattle 166.03 165.90 163.60 160.60 160.45 -0.15 Report
  Feeder Cattle 224.70 225.65 225.63 222.43 223.40 0.97 Report
  Lean Hogs 78.58 79.33 78.18 79.03 76.65 -2.38 Report
  Corn 4.05 3.96 3.94 4.00 4.02 0.02 Report
  Wheat 5.92 5.80 5.67 5.64 5.56 -0.08 Report
  Soybeans 10.51 10.53 10.45 10.52 10.14 -0.38 Report
  Soybean Meal 370.80 368.50 361.30 363.80 356.50 -7.30 Report
  DJIA 1,729,000 1,750,700 1,782,000 1,764,900 1,764,900 0 Report
Corn Prices Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Change Report
  Kansas City 3.88 3.79 3.78 3.85 3.87 0.02 Report
  Minneapolis 3.70 3.61 3.59 3.69 3.71 0.02 Report
  So. Iowa 3.80 3.71 3.69 3.76 3.80 0.04 Report
  Omaha 3.85 3.76 3.74 3.80 3.82 0.02 Report
Wheat Prices Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Change Report
  Kansas City 6.29 6.18 6.05 6.00 5.90 -0.10 Report
  Minneapolis 6.40 6.30 6.23 6.18 6.00 -0.18 Report
  Portland 0.00 0.00 6.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  St. Louis 5.96 5.96 5.72 5.68 5.60 -0.08 Report
Soybean Prices Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Change Report
  Kansas City 10.55 10.56 10.48 10.52 10.16 -0.36 Report
  So. Iowa 10.33 10.34 10.27 10.32 9.97 -0.35 Report
  Central Illinois 10.60 10.61 10.53 10.57 10.21 -0.36 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Change Report
  Choice 250.33 252.75 254.57 256.79 258.78 1.99 Report
  Select 240.05 242.12 245.34 248.23 250.38 2.15 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 10.29 10.63 9.23 8.55 8.40 -0.15 Report
  Loads 180.00 218.00 158.00 163.00 158.00 -5.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Tue
Jan 06
Wed
Jan 07
Thu
Jan 08
Fri
Jan 09
Mon
Jan 12
Change Report
  Carcass 82.43 82.49 82.69 83.23 82.70 -0.53 Report
  Loin 87.75 91.10 89.51 92.27 90.60 -1.67 Report
  Butt 105.18 101.60 104.45 100.07 101.72 1.65 Report
  Loads 268.19 350.92 205.92 178.29 159.89 -18.40 Report