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Quarterly stocks mostly up on year

U.S. corn stocks on March 1st were a little bit tighter than what analysts were expecting, while soybeans and wheat topped estimates. The USDA says corn stocks halfway through the marketing year were 8.347 billion bushels, just under the average pre-report guess, but still... Read More.

Hog futures mixed ahead of quarterly inventory report

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mostly higher, and feeders were higher waiting for direct business to develop, bouncing just a little bit off of Tuesday’s sharp moves lower.  April lives closed $.50 higher at $183.60 and June lives closed $.30... Read More.

Quarterly grain stocks mostly higher on year

Quarterly U.S. grain and oilseed stocks were mostly up on the year. The USDA says the domestic corn supply on December 1st, 2023 was 12.169 billion bushels, 13% larger than December 1st, 2022, following a year-to-year increase in production, which canceled out stronger indicated... Read More.