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What the Hay?!

Relax. Talk of an “aporkalypse” is premature

2/3/2017 2:40:00 PM
A recent rash of headlines in the media suggesting the nation is facing a bacon shortage are misleading. >> Read More
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Cash Cattle Trend:


Stronger cash market news and follow-through commercial buying pushed cattle markets higher during the day with front-month February live cattle contracts holding strong triple-digit gains.
Live Basis
120- 125
Dressed Basis
190 - 196

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Feeder Cattle Futures late Monday morning rallied higher with October contracts posting gains near $3 per cwt in reaction to buyers stepping back into the complex

Wheat Cash Trend


May K.C. wheat closed up 5 3/4 cents Wednesday with concerns over the return of sub-freezing temperatures in the southwestern Plains this weekend. May soybeans finished lower for a fourth consecutive day while Brazil's weather remains favorable for harvest progress.

Local 12% Winter
+6  362 - 448
Local 14% Spring
+3  472 - 538

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All three grains closed lower Thursday as mild summer temperatures blanketed the Midwest with another day of good growing weather. 

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Public Auction Yards Blue Ribbon Sale - 2/7

Bred Heifers
1450 - 1650  top 1700
Young Bred Cows
1475 - 1600  top 1735
Solid Mouth Bred Cows
1250 - 1450
 Short Term Bred Cows
 1125 - 1150

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