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Hog futures higher on oversold signals

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were lower watching direct business.  October live cattle closed $.95 lower at $178.32 and December live cattle closed $1.05 lower at $182.52.  September feeder cattle closed $1.87 lower at $247.12 and October feeder cattle... Read More.

Encouraging inflation signals

An official with Farm Credit Services of America suggests inflation is easing. Matt Erickson says the consumer price report for March was encouraging. “The CPI report came in at about 5 percent year-over-year. It’s still relatively high (compared) to the Fed’s target of 2... Read More.

Wheat up on oversold signals, lower dollar

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling. Conditions in Brazil mostly look good and a recent drier weather pattern has helped push harvest past 50%. Conversely. Argentina’s crop remains in very poor shape, with the potential for further production projection reductions in... Read More.

Hog futures up on oversold signals

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were higher ahead of the week’s widespread direct cash cattle business. The higher midday move for beef was a positive and feeders picked up additional support from the lower move in corn. February live was... Read More.

Ethanol production up, stocks down, demand signals mixed

U.S. ethanol production moved higher last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 989,000 barrels a day, up 19,000 on the week and 69,000 on the year. Some producers continue to be caught between keeping production at high levels to take advantage of... Read More.