Corn futures posted slight weekly losses, but held above contract lows. Soybean futures were supported at week's end by fresh demand and pressure on the dollar index.
Corn is mostly 3 cents lower with soybeans turning mixed after a firmer start. Wheat is also mixed. Cattle are higher and hogs are lower.
Corn ended the day 2 to 3 cents higher, with soybeans up 11 to 17 cents. Wheat was mixed and live cattle were firmer. Lean hog futures were sharply lower.
Corn ended the day mostly 2 cents lower, with soybeans 7 to 9 cents higher. Wheat posted a daily loss of 10 to 14 cents. Cattle were higher and hogs were weaker.
Soybeans and corn were pressured by forecasts calling for non-threatening weather into early August. Wheat futures were supported by European crop woes. Cattle futures surged on short-covering after last Friday’s mildly friendly Cattle on Feed Report.
Report showed On Feed at 101%, Placements at 103% and Marketings at 109% of year-ago.
Corn ended marginally to 1 cent higher, but soybeans were 20-plus cents lower. Wheat closed 7 to 12 cents higher. Livestock futures were higher.
Corn is 2 to 3 cents lower, with soybeans 30-plus cents lower in mid-morning trade. Wheat has firmed. Cattle futures are firmer and hogs are mixed.
Corn is 1 cent lower and soybeans are 5 to 7 cents higher. Wheat is mostly 4 to 5 cents higher. Livestock futures are lower.
As of Friday, July 29
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