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Ag Commentary
Midday Losses for Corn Futures
Corn started the Thursday session with strength, but futures are down by as much as 3 ½ cents at midday. Open interest on net increased by 5.4k contracts, though most of the action was rolling from March to May contracts – down by 28k and up by 29.5k contracts respectively....
Soybeans Fading through Midday
After trading higher into the day session, beans are down by 6 to 7 ½ cents for the midday prints. Soymeal futures are down by as much as 1.7% at midday. Front month Soy oil futures are off their session lows, but just 7 to 10 points in the black....
Triple Digit Gains in Cotton Futures
Front month cotton prices are trading 6 to 166 points higher. That has the front month contracts back in the black for the week’s move. The Cotlook A Index was 230 points weaker to 99.30 cents/lb. The updated AWP was listed at 73.44, another 340 points higher for the week....
Hogs Rallying through Midday
The nearby lean hog futures are sitting $1.12 to $2.47 in the black at midday. April is so far 60 cents under the session high. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was 82 cents firmer at $73.30. The CME Lean Hog Index Was another $1.05 stronger to $76.80 on 2/19....
Cattle Weaker at Midday
Live cattle futures are down by as much as $1.10 so far. The April contract is sitting near the low for the day. CME had 48 contracts total issued for Feb cattle deliveries, though all are in the re-tendering process with none scheduled. No cash trades have been confirmed for...
Mixed Wheat Market through Thursday’s Midday
Chicago wheat futures are trading fractionally to 2 cents stronger at midday, while the hard red wheat markets are red. KC HRW is down by 1 ¾ to 3 cents so far. MGE HRS futures are working 3 ½ to 6 ¾ cents weaker across the front months. The NOAA...

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