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Arkansas Farm Bureau Daily Commodity Report

A comprehensive daily commodity market report for Arkansas agricultural commodities with cash markets, futures and insightful analysis and commentary from Arkansas Farm Bureau commodity analysts.

Noteworthy benchmark price levels of interest to farmers and ranchers, as well as long-term commodity market trends which are developing. Daily fundamental market influences and technical factors are noted and discussed.

Soybeans

HighLow
Cash Bids1014932
New Crop1014947
 

Riceland Foods

 
Cash BidsStuttgart: - - -Pendleton: - - -
New CropStuttgart: - - - Pendleton: - - -
 

Futures:
SOYBEANS
High Low Last Change
Nov '16 976.25 952.50 955.00 -21.50
Jan '17 981.00 958.75 961.00 -21.00
Mar '17 985.25 964.00 966.50 -19.50
May '17 987.25 969.75 971.75 -19.50
Jul '17 991.00 974.75 977.00 -18.50
Aug '17 991.00 974.75 975.75 -17.25
Sep '17 967.50 959.75 961.25 -16.00
Nov '17 963.25 947.50 949.25 -15.25
Jan '18 959.00 952.50 951.75 -15.00
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Arkansas Daily Grain Report

FOB Memphis Elevator Crops

Soybean Comment

Soybeans closed sharply lower today. Support from outside markets continue to weaken as prices gave back this week's gains and closed 14-cents lower on the week. Large supplies continue pressure soybeans however this year's record demand, is supporting prices and helping keep soybeans off thier lows of earlier this year.



Wheat

HighLow
Cash Bids405389
New Crop423398
 

Futures:
WHEAT
High Low Last Change
Dec '16 409.50 401.25 404.75 -0.75
Mar '17 432.00 424.00 428.00 -0.25
May '17 445.00 437.75 441.75 -0.25
Jul '17 453.75 446.00 450.00 0.00
Sep '17 462.75 459.75 462.75 -0.25
Dec '17 482.50 476.50 480.50 0.00
Mar '18 494.50 -0.25
May '18 500.75 -0.25
Jul '18 496.75 0.00
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Arkansas Daily Grain Report

FOB Memphis Elevator Crops

Wheat Comment

Wheat prices traded in a wide range today, but failed to hold gains. For the week, wheat ended up 1.5 cents. Wheat continues to maintain support near $4, however weak demand and large supplies continues to hold wheat prices down.



Grain Sorghum

HighLow
Cash Bids302235
New Crop302277
 

Arkansas Daily Grain Report

FOB Memphis Elevator Crops



Corn

HighLow
Cash Bids342287
New Crop349313
 

Futures:
CORN
High Low Last Change
Dec '16 338.50 333.75 336.50 -0.25
Mar '17 348.50 344.00 346.25 -0.50
May '17 355.50 351.00 352.75 -1.25
Jul '17 362.25 358.00 359.50 -1.25
Sep '17 369.00 364.75 366.50 -0.75
Dec '17 378.50 373.50 375.75 -0.75
Mar '18 388.00 384.00 385.50 -1.00
May '18 392.25 392.25 391.25 -0.75
Jul '18 397.00 392.25 394.50 -1.25
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Arkansas Daily Grain Report

FOB Memphis Elevator Crops

Corn Comment

Corn price ended the day lower. For the week, the market closed down slightly just a half a cent on the week. While the corn remains pressured from this year's large harvest, the market has show little ability to move sharply lower as prices continue to hold recent lows.



Cotton

Futures:
COTTON
High Low Last Change
Oct '16 70.71 68.19 69.08 -2.09
Dec '16 71.83 69.66 70.07 -1.64

Memphis, TN Cotton and Tobacco Programs

Cotton Comment

Cotton prices gave back a large share of the week's gains today; however, prices still closed up almost 3-cents on the week. Concerns about the U.S. Crop combined with strong export demand continue to support cotton. The market held support near 70-cents today, and is poised for a more gains given the expectation for smaller crop.



Rice

HighLow
Long Grain Cash Bids- - -- - -
Long Grain New Crop- - -- - -
 

Futures:
ROUGH RICE
High Low Last Change
Nov '16 979.0 963.0 965.0 -1.0
Jan '17 1003.5 988.0 989.5 -1.0
Mar '17 1014.5 -1.0
May '17 1034.5 -1.0
Jul '17 1054.5 -1.0
Sep '17 1054.5 -1.0
Nov '17 1054.5 -1.0
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Rice Comment

Rice prices closed lower again today. The market remains under pressure from large supplies. For the week, rice prices ended down 16-cents. The market needs demand to develop to help support rice prices.



Cattle

Futures:
Live Cattle:
LIVE CATTLE
High Low Last Change
Oct '16 107.575 104.425 107.275 +0.200
Dec '16 107.150 104.100 106.850 -0.100
Feb '17 107.400 104.550 107.100 -0.225
Apr '17 106.725 103.950 106.475 -0.350
Jun '17 99.950 97.500 99.750 -0.400
Aug '17 98.275 95.850 98.050 -0.400
Oct '17 99.275 96.775 99.025 -0.700
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Feeders:
FEEDER CATTLE
High Low Last Change
Sep '16 136.975 135.100 136.825 -0.175
Oct '16 132.700 128.125 132.375 +0.075
Nov '16 130.100 125.250 129.725 +0.225
Jan '17 125.675 121.250 125.325 -0.100
Mar '17 123.750 119.650 123.450 -0.150
Apr '17 122.950 119.350 122.450 -0.875
May '17 122.750 119.225 122.475 -0.225
Aug '17 124.100 120.850 123.500 -0.725
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Arkansas Prices
Arkansas Weekly Livestock Summary

Cattle Comment

Cattle prices closed lower today but well off of intraday lows. Today's cattle on feed proved less bearish than the market expected, but was not bullish either. The cattle market continues to face difficulty maintaining gains as the markets needs fresh demand.



Hogs

Futures:
LEAN HOGS
High Low Last Change
Oct '16 54.975 53.775 54.000 -0.200
Dec '16 49.250 48.100 48.900 +0.300
Feb '17 53.750 52.750 53.350 -0.125
Apr '17 59.925 58.900 59.725 -0.075
May '17 67.050 66.750 66.750 -0.625
Jun '17 71.175 70.150 70.750 -0.200
Jul '17 70.650 69.775 70.250 -0.425
Aug '17 70.125 69.250 69.650 -0.175
Oct '17 60.600 60.600 60.325 -0.275
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Hog Comment



Shell Eggs

Daily Midwest Regional Eggs
Daily New York Eggs

National Turkeys

Weekly Weighted Average Prices for Whole Young Turkeys

Delmarva Broilers

Daily Southern Broiler/Fryers