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DTN Closing Grain Comments

Spring Wheat Leads Grains Higher Monday

December Minneapolis wheat closed up 9 1/2 cents Monday, leading grains to higher closes with dry weather concerns and demand for row crops continuing to support prices. December soybean oil was the only loss in the grain sector, ending down 0.46 cent with likely pressure from noncommercial selling.

DTN Closing Livestock Comments

Cattle Contracts Wrestled With Monday

All three livestock markets closed lower Monday with both live cattle and feeder cattle markets using the market's new limits.

DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments

Corn Slightly Higher Friday; DDG Prices Firm

December corn was fractionally higher on Friday but posted a 7-cent gain for the week.

DTN Closing Dairy Comments

Strong Fluid Milk Demand

December Class III futures closed limit up. November traded limit up for a period of time but closed off limit at the end of the day. Cheese price continues to advance as buyers remain aggressive. June fluid milk sales were 5.4% above a year ago.

DTN Daily Ethanol Comments

Ethanol Futures Start the Week Higher

November ethanol futures were up 2.9 cents at $1.469 and December ethanol futures were up 2.9 cents at $1.444. December corn closed up 5 1/4 cents per bushel at $3.96 1/2 and March corn was up 3 1/4 cents at $402 1/2.

DTN Fertilizer Outlook

Stronger Crop Prices, Favorable Fall Application Weather Seen Boosting Wholesale Fertilizer Prices

Recent stronger crop prices and expected favorable weather for the fall application season are likely to support domestic wholesale fertilizer prices in the short term.

DTN Closing Cotton Commentary

Cotton Sharply Higher, Driven by Chart

The cotton market cleared overhead resistance Monday to close above the all-psychologically important 70-cent level.

DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments

Canola Closes Lower Despite Weak Veg Oil Close

Soybeans ended 3 3/4 to 4 1/4 cents higher, canola ended $0.30 per metric ton (mt) to $6.10/mt higher, corn closed 3 1/4 to 3 3/4 cents higher, SRW finished 1 3/4 to 3 1/2 cents higher, HRW settled 3 3/4 to 4 1/4 cents higher and HRS settled 7 to 9 1/2 cents higher.

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