Lean hog futures closed with triple digit gains today higher after their dive last week on the realization of larger than expected pork supplies.
Live cattle futures finished the day mostly in the red, but the August and October contracts posted gains of 50 and 42.5 cents
Cotton futures closed sharply higher after the losses seen last week. The March contract was down more than 3% last week, but was up 2.1% on the
Corn futures closed down 2.75 cents despite strong export inspections shown in the weekly report this morning. This week posted an 18.6%
Wheat futures closed nearly a dime lower in the March contracts, though MPLS wheat held its losses today to 7 cents. Weekly export
Soybean futures closed with gains mostly near 11 cents. The hot and dry weather on pod filling soybeans in some key growing areas of