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Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: July 5, 2024

Sep. corn closed at $4.10 and 1/2, up 5 centsAug. soybeans closed at $11.66 and 1/4, up 8 and 1/2 centsAug. soybean meal closed at $357.20, up $7.10Aug. soybean oil closed at 49.55, up 91 pointsSep. wheat closed at $5.90 and 1/2, up 16... Read More.

Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: July 3, 2024

Sep. corn closed at $4.05 and 1/2, down 2 and 1/2 centsAug. soybeans closed at $11.57 and 3/4, up 7 and 1/2 centsAug. soybean meal closed at $350.10, down 20 centsAug. soybean oil closed at 48.64, up 160 pointsSep. wheat closed at $5.74, down... Read More.

Automation intriguing to Minnesota livestock producer

A northern Minnesota livestock producer is interested in how automation might help her farm. Rachel Gray owns Little Timber Farms, a bred heifer operation near Blackduck, and says automated feeder systems are gaining popularity in feedlots. “Also, we’re seeing more and more automation with... Read More.

Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: July 2, 2024

Sep. corn closed at $4.08, up 1 centAug. soybeans closed at $11.50 and 1/4, up 4 and 1/4 centsAug. soybean meal closed at $350.30, up $1.30Aug. soybean oil closed at 47.04, up 101 pointsSep. wheat closed at $5.81, down 9 and 1/4 centsAug. live... Read More.

Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: July 1, 2024

Sep. corn closed at $4.07, down /2 centAug. soybeans closed at $11.46, up 12 and 1/2 centsAug. soybean meal closed at $349.00, up $3.00Aug. soybean oil closed at 46.06, up 196 pointsSep. wheat closed at $5.90 and 1/4, up 16 and 3/4 centsAug. live... Read More.

Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: June 28, 2024

Jul. corn closed at $3.97 and 1/4, down 16 and 1/2 centsJul. soybeans closed at $11.50 and 1/2, down 1 and 3/4 centsJul. soybean meal closed at $360.50, down 60 centsJul. soybean oil closed at 43.77, up 28 pointsJul. wheat closed at $5.53 and... Read More.

Livestock economist expects more pork on the market

A livestock economist says overall pork supplies continue to grow despite a decline in breeding inventory. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown productivity continues to improve. “If you look at March through May, pigs per litter, that that is a record 11.56 pigs per litter,”... Read More.

Livestock economist exports more pork on the market

A livestock economist says overall pork supplies continue to grow despite a decline in breeding inventory. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown productivity continues to improve. “If you look at March through May, pigs per litter, that that is a record 11.56 pigs per litter,”... Read More.

Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: June 27, 2024

Jul. corn closed at $4.13 and 3/4, down 6 and 1/4 centsJul. soybeans closed at $11.52 and 1/4, down 10 and 1/2 centsJul. soybean meal closed at $361.10, up 20 centsJul. soybean oil closed at 43.49, up 4 pointsJul. wheat closed at $5.59 and... Read More.

Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: June 26, 2024

Jul. corn closed at $4.20, down 5 and 1/2 centsJul. soybeans closed at $11.62 and 3/4, down 1/2 centJul. soybean meal closed at $360.90, down $4.40Jul. soybean oil closed at 43.45, up 69 pointsJul. wheat closed at $5.41 and 1/4, down 1/2 centAug. live... Read More.