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Cash Cattle Trend:

                            8/13/2018

Live and feeder contracts settled under a good deal of selling pressure with nearbys losing ground to deferreds. Lean hog issues closed on a mixed basis with front months gaining on the back of the board.

Fed Steers Live


-3  109 to 113
Dressed Basis
-3 173-179

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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

                                        8/13/2018

September contracts of all three wheat posted double-digit losses Monday, pressured by lower prices in Europe and rain in the forecast ahead of the next winter wheat planting. Soybeans were able to post a modest gain with help from commercial buying in soybean meal.

Local 12% Winter
-19   466 - 527
Local 14% Spring
-16   503 - 568

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All three grains closed lower Thursday as mild summer temperatures blanketed the Midwest with another day of good growing weather
July soybeans fell another 21 3/4 cents Friday after President Trump approved roughly $50 billion of new tariffs against Chinese goods -- a move that may lead to retaliatory tariffs on U.S. soybeans as well as other goods. Corn and wheat ended the bearish week with small losses on Friday, while gold and crude oil saw sharp drops.

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Western Livestock Video  - 8/6-7 

4-500 lb Steers
195 - 222
5-600 lb Steers
 163 - 189
6-700 lb Steers
164 - 176
7-800 lb Steers
163 - 164

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