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AgHost Grains Close

AgHost Grains Close

July corn closed down 1 1/2 cents and December corn was down 1 1/2 cents. July soybeans closed up 14 3/4 cents and November soybeans were up 10 1/2 cents. September KC wheat closed up 1/2 cent, September Chicago wheat was down 4 3/4 cents and September Minneapolis wheat was down 4 1/2 cents.

AgHost Livestock Close

AgHost Livestock Close

The cattle contracts were able to round out Monday's trade mostly higher, but with a lack of demand, the lean hog complex ended the day lower. Hog prices closed higher on the Daily Direct Afternoon Hog Report, up $0.60 with a weighted average price of $86.64 on 3,393 head.

DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments

DDG, Cash Soybean Meal Mostly Lower

DDG and cash soybean meal prices were mixed but both were mostly lower last week, while cash soybean oil was higher.

DTN Closing Dairy Comments

Milk Futures Settle Back Into the Close

Class III futures were higher during and after spot trading but retreated substantially from the highs. Late trading activity moved later contracts into negative territory and moved nearby months significantly off the highs.

DTN Daily Ethanol Comments

Ethanol RINs Mixed, Ethanol Cash Prices Higher Monday

Ethanol RINs were mixed and ethanol cash prices were higher on Monday. July corn was down 1 1/2 cents at $4.33 1/2 and September corn closed down 1 cent at $4.39 1/2.

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

Anhydrous, Urea Lead Fertilizer Prices Lower Second Week of June

Average retail prices for seven of the eight major fertilizers were lower than last month during the second week of June 2024. Both anhydrous and urea prices fell significantly, which DTN designates as anything 5% or more.

DTN Closing Cotton Commentary

Cotton Stays Aloft

The cotton market remained materially higher Monday as the bearish pressure of spot July has declined, plus there is likely position adjusting and squaring ahead of the month's end, the quarter's end, and mid-year.

DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments

ICE Canola, U.S. Corn Lower, Wheat Mixed and Soybeans Higher

July canola was down C$5.40, July corn closed down 1 1/2 cents and December corn was down 1 1/2 cents. July soybeans closed up 14 3/4 cents and November soybeans were up 10 1/2 cents. September KC wheat closed up 1/2 cent, September Chicago wheat was down 4 3/4 cents and September Minneapolis wheat was down 3 1/2 cents.

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