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Quotes retrieved on August 20, 2018, 11:16:51 PM CDT
Local Weather

Itasca, Texas (76055)

Current Conditions: Clear
Temperature: 76°F Dew point: 67°F
Humidity: 72% Pressure: 30.04 in. Hg
Wind: 0 mph From:

Forecast

Monday

Hi: 95°
Lo: 68°
Tuesday

Hi: 94°
Lo: 73°
Wednesday

Hi: 98°
Lo: 75°
Thursday

Hi: 98°
Lo: 75°
Friday

Hi: 98°
Lo: 75°

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Commentary
Soybeans -

Soybean futures saw fractional to 1 1/4 cent gains in most contracts on Monday. Those gains were limited by rains rolling across the Midwest. Later

Wheat -

Wheat futures ended Monday with most nearby contracts 13 to 18 1/4 cents in the red. The Monday morning Export Inspections report tallied all wheat

Cattle -

Live cattle futures finished the Monday session mixed. The front months were 5 to 42.5 cents lower, with back months steady to marginally higher.

Lean Hogs -

Lean hog futures posted 50 cent to $2.125 losses in most contracts on Monday. The CME Lean Hog Index was down $1.27 on August 16, to $52.94. The

Corn -

Corn futures closed the Monday session with most contracts down 2 to 3 cents. Pressure was felt from widespread rains across the WCB. This

Cotton -

Cotton futures settled with most contracts 109 to 135 points higher on Monday. A weaker US Dollar index was supportive, down 349 points. NASS

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