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DTN Closing Grain Comments

Grains Mixed with Soybean Oil Supporting Soybeans

November soybeans closed higher Monday, helped by an export sale to China, bull spreading in old-crop soybeans and a 2.21-cent gain in July soybean oil. December corn was down 9 1/4 cents with broad rain coverage expected in the seven-day forecast.

DTN Closing Livestock Comments

Feeder Cattle Triumph Amid Weaker Corn

Heading into Tuesday's trade, the feeder cattle contracts hope that the corn market's deterioration continues.

DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments

Corn Higher Friday, DDG Sharply Lower for the Week

While corn closed higher Friday, it posted a loss overall for the week.

DTN Closing Dairy Comments

May Milk Production Jumps 4.6%

It was another negative day for milk futures with weak cheese prices putting pressure on futures contracts. This weakness may continue as the May Milk Production report showed milk production in the country up 4.6% compared to May 2020.

DTN Daily Ethanol Comments

Ethanol Futures Start Week Unchanged

July ethanol futures were unchanged at $2.46 Monday and August ethanol futures were unchanged at $2.38. The July corn market closed up 4 cents at $6.59 1/4, while September corn closed up down 6 1/4 cents at $5.71 1/4.

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

DAP Prices Climb to $656/ton, Up 4% From Last Month

Retail fertilizer prices continue their slow march higher with DAP showing the largest gains compared to the prior month.

DTN Closing Cotton Commentary

Cotton Follows the Grains Monday

The cotton market was sharply lower Monday morning, then slightly higher towards the afternoon, as it mimicked the trading action of the Chicago grains.

DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments

Oilseeds/Spring Wheat Bounce Higher

Soybeans ended 6 1/4 cents to 19 cents higher, canola ended $15/mt lower (July contract) to $10/mt higher, corn ended 4 cents lower to 9 1/2 cents higher, HRS closed 1/4 cents to 2 cents higher, HRW ended 5 3/4 to 6 3/4 cents lower and SRW ended 1 1/4 cents lower to 1/4-cent higher.

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