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Cash Bids
Name Delivery Start Delivery End Futures Price Basis Cash Price Price Change
Quotes retrieved on October 25, 2020, 10:21:13 PM CDT
All grain prices are subject to change at any time.
Cash bids are based on 10-minute delayed futures prices, unless otherwise noted.

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West Des Moines, Iowa (50266)

Current Conditions Light snow
Temperature 30°F
Dew Point 26°F
Pressure 30.30 in. Hg
Humidity 85%
Wind 12 mph
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Commentary
Cattle Mixed at Close
Cattle closed mixed ahead of the COF report, with 2 to 10 cent gains in 2020 expiry months. The back months were 15 to 60 cents in the red. Feeder cattle went into the weekend with 30 to 77 cent losses. For Dec feeders that was a weekly drop of 4%. T...
Corn Higher at Close
Corn rallied in the afternoon and added 1 to 3 cents to the week’s move. For the week, Dec futures were up 4.29%. The carry (a.k.a contango) shrank to only 1 cent per bushel to March. USDA announced a private export sale of 100k MT of corn to unkno...
Ag Market Commentary
Corn rallied in the afternoon and added 1 to 3 cents to the week’s move. For the week, Dec futures were up 4.29%. The carry (a.k.a contango) shrank to only 1 cent per bushel to March. USDA announced a private export sale of 100k MT of corn to unkno...
Soy Rallies into Weekend
Soybeans rallied off of midday losses and ended the week with 4 to 10 cent gains. November outgained Jan by 3 cents from Friday to Friday, adding to the inverse/backwardation. Carry in Chinese beans is 17 yuan/MT (~7 cents/bu) from November to Januar...
Wheat Gains on Friday Trading
Front month wheat futures were higher on Friday. CBT wheat closed the last trading day of the week with 4 3/4 to 10 cent gains. KC HRW gained 7 to 9 1/2 cents. The winter wheats were up 1.2 and 2% on the week respectively. MGE HRS futures closed the ...
Hogs Gain in Afternoon
After trading in the red at midday, Friday hog futures closed 2 to 82 cents higher. May futures stayed 32 cents in the red at the close. For December hog futures, that reduced the weekly move to minus $2.78. The CME Lean Hog Index for 10/21 was $78.6...

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