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DTN Early Word Grains

Wheat Leads Strength on Brazilian Buying Comments, Firm Cash

May corn is up 1/2 cents per bushel, May soybeans are down 1 1/2 cents, and May K.C. wheat is up 5 cents.

DTN Early Word Opening Livestock

Firm Buying Draws Feeder Cattle Trade

Triple-digit gains Tuesday in feeder cattle has the potential to spark additional interest midweek in all cattle markets. Hog futures are focused on maintaining stability at recent high prices.

DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments

Soybeans, Corn Start the Week Lower; Feed Prices Steady

Soybeans and corn started the week lower, still under pressure from good crop weather in South America.

DTN Opening Dairy Comments

U.S. Milk Production Slows

Class III futures are indicating mixed trading activity for the day. It seems the market is settling into a sideways pattern again. The rebound Tuesday kept the market from further bearish movement. The Milk Production report didn't seem to have any impact on the market.

DTN Daily Ethanol Comments

Ethanol Futures Turn Lower Tuesday

Ethanol futures were down 1.5 cents in the April contract at $1.40 and down 1.5 cents in the May contract at $1.39. Corn closed down 1/4 cent in the May contract at $3.71 1/4 and down unchanged in the July contract at $3.80 3/4.

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

Majority of Fertilizers Are Lower

Average retail prices for five of the fertilizers DTN tracks were slightly lower than last month, while two were slightly higher.

DTN Closing Cotton Commentary

Cotton Higher, Pushed By Technicals

The cotton market finished higher Tuesday as speculators following the lead of several popular technical indicators.

DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments

Spring Wheat Diverges From Grains, Ends Higher

Old-crop HRW ended 3/4 cent lower; old-crop SRW was 1/4 cent lower; spring wheat finished 1 1/4 to 4 1/2 cents higher; corn settled unchanged to 1/4 cent lower; soybeans ended 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 cents lower; canola closed $1.80 to $2.10/mt lower.

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