Livestock prices were up on Wednesday, after both live and feeder cattle prices rebounded. Live cattle prices rose 47 cents to $161.80. The 27-day average price rose to $157.17. Feeder cattle prices gained back the 50 cents they lost on Tuesday, bringing prices back to $218.63, making Wednesday's price the same as Monday's. The 27-day average price hit $211.13.

Lean hog prices reached $62.90 on Wednesday. The 47 cent price increase brought lean hog prices to a week-long high. The 27-day average price hit $63.52.

Crop prices also saw gains on Wednesday. Corn prices gained 6 cents to $3.82. Both wheat and soybean prices rose 17 cents, bringing prices to $5.29 and $9.90, respectively.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Thu
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  Live Cattle 161.68 162.63 162.50 161.33 161.80 0.47 Report
  Feeder Cattle 217.23 219.28 218.63 218.13 218.63 0.50 Report
  Lean Hogs 60.98 61.13 61.30 62.43 62.90 0.47 Report
  Corn 3.91 3.91 3.95 3.76 3.82 0.06 Report
  Wheat 4.99 5.08 5.30 5.12 5.29 0.17 Report
  Soybeans 9.75 9.67 9.68 9.73 9.90 0.17 Report
  Soybean Meal 322.40 321.40 323.20 326.80 331.90 5.10 Report
  DJIA 1,760,300 1,762,600 1,786,000 1,770,300 1,770,300 0 Report
Corn Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 3.91 3.90 3.94 3.76 3.81 0.05 Report
  Minneapolis 3.69 3.69 3.72 3.54 3.56 0.02 Report
  So. Iowa 0.00 3.82 3.85 3.67 3.72 0.05 Report
  Omaha 3.89 3.89 3.91 3.72 3.78 0.06 Report
Wheat Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 5.48 5.58 5.81 5.64 5.77 0.13 Report
  Minneapolis 5.88 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 6.27 6.31 6.35 6.26 6.75 0.49 Report
  St. Louis 4.99 5.07 5.30 5.11 5.28 0.17 Report
Soybean Prices Thu
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  Kansas City 9.86 9.79 9.79 9.88 10.04 0.16 Report
  So. Iowa 0.00 0.00 9.66 9.73 9.87 0.14 Report
  Central Illinois 9.84 9.77 9.77 9.83 9.99 0.16 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Thu
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Change Report
  Choice 250.67 250.80 251.70 254.13 255.42 1.29 Report
  Select 246.96 246.71 247.62 248.64 250.21 1.57 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 3.71 4.09 4.08 5.49 5.21 -0.28 Report
  Loads 137.00 109.00 93.00 115.00 175.00 60.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Thu
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  Carcass 68.33 66.08 65.65 65.01 64.23 -0.78 Report
  Loin 85.19 83.70 82.76 81.96 82.20 0.24 Report
  Butt 88.91 85.25 88.31 89.05 84.65 -4.40 Report
  Loads 160.47 178.56 177.06 192.59 307.66 115.07 Report