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Kentucky crop conditions holding steady

Most crop conditions have held about steady in Kentucky, despite the hot and dry weather in late June and early July. Many parts of the state received enough precipitation to alleviate some heat stress on crops and livestock. The state’s corn crop is rated... Read More.

CME cash dairy mostly steady to higher Thursday

Cash dairy prices were steady-to-higher except for butter Thursday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was up $0.01 at $0.51.  One sale was recorded at that price.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were up $0.0050 at $1.8650.   Eight sales were recorded, ranging from $1.8550 to... Read More.

CME cash dairy prices mostly steady to lower Wednesday

Cash dairy prices were steady-to-lower except for cheese barrels Wednesday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was unchanged at $0.50.  No sales were recorded.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were down $0.0050 at $1.86.   Eight sales were recorded, ranging from $1.8525 to $1.8625.  Cheese barrels... Read More.

CME cash dairy prices steady to lower Friday

Cash dairy prices were steady to lower Friday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was unchanged at $0.51.  No sales were recorded.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were down $0.0650 at $1.89.   Four sales were recorded, ranging from $1.89 to $1.9275.  Cheese barrels were down $0.04... Read More.

CME cash dairy markets mostly steady Wednesday

Cash dairy prices were mostly steady Wednesday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was unchanged at $0.49.  No sales were recorded.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were up $0.0025 at $1.97.   One sale was recorded at that price.  Cheese barrels remained unchanged at $1.94. One sale... Read More.

Cash hogs steady to higher on Monday

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were sharply lower on technical selling, waiting for the week’s direct business. August live was down $2.07 at $184.35 and October was $1.87 lower at $185.30. August feeders were $2.30 lower at $259.17 and September was... Read More.

CME cash dairy prices mostly steady Tuesday

Cash dairy prices were mostly steady Tuesday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey remains unchanged at $0.49. One sale was recorded at that price.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were unchanged at $1.90.   One sale was recorded at $1.9025.  Cheese barrels were up $0.0275 at $1.88. Ten sales were recorded,... Read More.

CME cash dairy steady to lower Friday

Cash dairy prices were steady to lower Friday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was down $0.01 at $0.47.  Two sales were recorded at $0.47 and $0.48.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were down $0.0125 at $1.97.   Four sales were recorded, ranging from $1.9725 to $1.9875. ... Read More.

Most CME cash dairy steady to higher Thursday

Cash dairy prices were steady to higher except for butter Thursday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was unchanged at $0.48.  No sales were recorded.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were up $0.0450 at $1.9825.   Four sales were recorded, ranging from $1.93 to $1.97.  Cheese barrels... Read More.

CME cash dairy prices mostly steady to higher Thursday

Cash dairy prices were steady to higher except for butter Thursday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was unchanged at $0.48.  No sales were recorded.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were up $0.0450 at $1.9825.   Four sales were recorded, ranging from $1.93 to $1.97.  Cheese barrels were up... Read More.

24/25 soybean ending stocks up, wheat down, corn steady

The USDA raised the new crop ending stocks projection for soybeans, while lowering wheat and leaving corn unchanged. The 10 million bushel month-to-month rise for the 2024/25 soybean carryout to 455 million bushels followed a 10 million bushel reduction in 2023/24 crush to 2.29... Read More.