Grain & Soybean Date: July 31, 2007

Soybeans

Local Elevators:
() EAST AR:  to
() Summ. to
River Elevators:
() MISS: to  ; AR & White to
() Summ. to
Ark. Processor Bids: ()  to  ()  to
Memphis:  ()  to  ()   to
Riceland Foods:  () Stuttgart  ; Pendleton  ; West Memphis

Chicago Futures: at 
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  Today's Arkansas LDP rate for soybeans is:

Soybean Comment

Wheat
Cash bid for at Memphis   to ;
Bids to farmers at Local Elevators ;
River Elevators ;

Chicago Futures:     at   
    at   
      at   
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  Today's Arkansas LDP rate for wheat is:

Grain Sorghum
Cash bid for at Memphis   to ;
Bids to farmers at River Elevators ;
Today's Arkansas LDP rate for sorghum is:

Corn
Cash bid for at Memphis    to ;
  at Memphis    to ;
Bids to farmers at River Elevators  to

Chicago Futures:     at   
      at   
      at   
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  Today's Arkansas LDP rate for corn is:

Grain Comment



Cotton & Rice  Date: July 31, 2007


Cotton
Spot Price, Grade 41 Staple 34: Memphis   at  
  Greenwood    at 

New York Futures:     at   
      at   
      at   
      at   
      at   
This week's LDP rate for cotton is  cents
  The estimate for next week is  cents
Cotton Comment

Rice
Long Grain Cash Bid for   to 
   to 

Chicago Futures:     at   
      at   
      at   
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      at   
Today's Arkansas LDP rate for long grain rice is 
medium grain rice is 
Rice Comment



Cattle & Hogs  Date: July 31, 2007

Cattle
As reported by Federal-State Market News, receipts were 1,420 head at sales in Fort Smith & Marshall.  Compared with last week, feeder steers sold steady to firm, instances 3-5 higher .

Steers:
 Medium & Large Frame 1   400 to 450 lbs. 124 to 134
  500 to 550 lbs. 113 to 123
  600 to 650 lbs. 106 to 116
 Medium & Large Frame 2   400 to 450 lbs. 112 to 122

Heifers:
 Medium & Large Frame 1   400 to 450 lbs. 109 to 119
 Medium & Large Frame 2   400 to 450 lbs. 99 to 106

Slaughter Cows, Boners 46   to   51
Light Weight n/a to - - -
Bulls, Yield Grade   1   1000   to   2100 lbs.   61   to   64.25, high dressing 68-72.50
Midwest Steers     at     to  
Panhandle Steers     at     to  

Oklahoma City Feeders
Steers to lbs. to
  to lbs. to
Heifers to lbs. to
  to lbs. to

Chicago Futures:
Live Cattle: at
  at
Feeders: at
  at

Cattle Comment

Hogs
Peoria: were       at     to  

Chicago Futures: at
  at

Sheep
St. Paul sheep shorn slaughter lambs   at   n/a   to   - - -

Hogs Comment



Poultry  Date: July 31, 2007

Eggs
New York:  Ex. Lg. ; Lg. ; Med. ;
Chicago:  Ex. Lg. ; Lg. ; Med. ;

Eastern Region Turkeys
Hens: 8-16 lbs.
Toms: 16-24 lbs.
 

Delmarva Broilers
U.S. Grade A