Live cattle prices held steady on Wednesday, staying right at $156.30. Feeder cattle prices did not do so well, slipping ten cents to hit $212.55 on Wednesday. This brings the 27-day average price to $215.87.

Lean hog prices saw the worst, falling from $77.60 to %75.95. The $1.65 decrease brought the 27-day average price to $64.75. 

Corn prices stayed at $3.73 on Wednesday, though wheat and soybeans did not fare so well. Wheat saw a two cent decrease to $4.99, bringing the 27-day average price to $5.14. Soybeans fell four cents to $9.71.

Morning Farm Report
 

 

 
Board Prices Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Live Cattle 160.80 157.80 155.35 156.30 156.30 0.00 Report
  Feeder Cattle 215.80 213.00 211.83 212.65 212.55 -0.10 Report
  Lean Hogs 76.38 76.28 75.53 77.60 75.95 -1.65 Report
  Corn 3.76 3.80 3.78 3.73 3.73 0.00 Report
  Wheat 4.95 4.95 4.99 5.01 4.99 -0.02 Report
  Soybeans 9.66 9.69 9.78 9.75 9.71 -0.04 Report
  Soybean Meal 312.40 315.00 318.50 315.80 315.50 -0.30 Report
  DJIA 1,804,100 1,777,000 1,794,300 1,788,300 1,788,300 0 Report
Corn Prices Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Kansas City 3.76 3.76 3.78 3.73 3.76 0.03 Report
  Minneapolis 3.61 3.61 3.62 3.57 3.56 -0.01 Report
  So. Iowa 3.74 3.74 3.79 3.79 3.71 -0.08 Report
  Omaha 3.73 3.73 3.75 3.72 3.72 0.00 Report
Wheat Prices Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Kansas City 5.13 5.13 5.17 5.18 5.17 -0.01 Report
  Minneapolis 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 6.12 6.12 6.14 6.15 6.14 -0.01 Report
  St. Louis 4.94 4.94 4.98 5.00 4.98 -0.02 Report
Soybean Prices Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Kansas City 9.81 9.81 9.92 9.93 9.88 -0.05 Report
  So. Iowa 9.64 9.64 9.78 9.78 9.72 -0.06 Report
  Central Illinois 9.83 9.83 9.95 9.94 9.89 -0.05 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Choice 260.38 257.79 259.14 259.82 260.06 0.24 Report
  Select 250.97 250.97 252.20 249.55 249.52 -0.03 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 9.41 6.82 6.93 10.27 10.55 0.28 Report
  Loads 161.00 144.00 114.00 137.00 165.00 28.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Thu
Apr 16
Fri
Apr 17
Mon
Apr 20
Tue
Apr 21
Wed
Apr 22
Change Report
  Carcass 66.54 66.63 68.09 68.84 67.51 -1.33 Report
  Loin 80.75 82.14 83.23 86.38 82.25 -4.13 Report
  Butt 79.59 76.64 81.89 80.91 80.78 -0.13 Report
  Loads 164.43 149.10 136.04 192.02 237.61 45.59 Report