Livestock prices were continuing to rise on Thursday. Live cattle prices saw gains of $1.23, bringing prices to $163.03. The 27-day average price reached $157.40. Feeder cattle prices reached $220.38, a price increase of $1.75. The 27-day average price rose to $212.05.

Lean hog prices were also up on Thursday, as prices reached $63.18. The 28 cent price increase pulled the 27-day average price to $63.32.

Crop prices were mixed on Thursday as soybean prices dropped, but corn and wheat prices saw gains. Soybean prices fell 4 cents to $9.86. Corn prices rose 5 cents, to $3.87. Wheat prices reached $5.36, a price increase of 7 cents.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Fri
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Change Report
  Live Cattle 162.63 162.50 161.33 161.80 163.03 1.23 Report
  Feeder Cattle 219.28 218.63 218.13 218.63 220.38 1.75 Report
  Lean Hogs 61.13 61.30 62.43 62.90 63.18 0.28 Report
  Corn 3.91 3.95 3.76 3.82 3.87 0.05 Report
  Wheat 5.08 5.30 5.12 5.29 5.36 0.07 Report
  Soybeans 9.67 9.68 9.73 9.90 9.86 -0.04 Report
  Soybean Meal 321.40 323.20 326.80 331.90 327.30 -4.60 Report
  DJIA 1,762,600 1,786,000 1,770,300 1,761,500 1,761,500 0 Report
Corn Prices Fri
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  Kansas City 3.90 3.94 3.76 3.81 3.86 0.05 Report
  Minneapolis 3.69 3.72 3.54 3.56 3.61 0.05 Report
  So. Iowa 3.82 3.85 3.67 3.72 3.76 0.04 Report
  Omaha 3.89 3.91 3.72 3.78 3.83 0.05 Report
Wheat Prices Fri
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  Kansas City 5.58 5.81 5.64 5.77 5.87 0.10 Report
  Minneapolis 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 6.31 6.35 6.26 6.75 6.76 0.01 Report
  St. Louis 5.07 5.30 5.11 5.28 5.36 0.08 Report
Soybean Prices Fri
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  Kansas City 9.79 9.79 9.88 10.04 10.04 0.00 Report
  So. Iowa 0.00 9.66 9.73 9.87 9.79 -0.08 Report
  Central Illinois 9.77 9.77 9.83 9.99 10.05 0.06 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Fri
Mar 27
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Change Report
  Choice 250.80 251.70 254.13 255.42 255.94 0.52 Report
  Select 246.71 247.62 248.64 250.21 250.46 0.25 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 4.09 4.08 5.49 5.21 5.48 0.27 Report
  Loads 109.00 93.00 115.00 175.00 107.00 -68.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Fri
Mar 27
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  Carcass 66.08 65.65 65.01 64.23 64.37 0.14 Report
  Loin 83.70 82.76 81.96 82.20 82.03 -0.17 Report
  Butt 85.25 88.31 89.05 84.65 85.20 0.55 Report
  Loads 178.56 177.06 192.59 307.66 189.83 -117.83 Report