October 21, 2014.
 
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Pleasant Plains, Illinois (62677)

Current Conditions: Sunny
Temperature: 35°F Dew point: 33°F
Humidity: 92% Pressure: 30.31 in. Hg
Wind: 4 mph From: Northeast

Forecast

Wednesday

Hi: 58°
Lo: 38°
Thursday

Hi: 59°
Lo: 47°
Friday

Hi: 68°
Lo: 50°
Saturday

Hi: 71°
Lo: 44°
Sunday

Hi: 67°
Lo: 50°

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Commentary
Corn -

Corn futures closed solidly higher, picking up gains of more than 7 cents mostly on the reality of a relatively late harvest.  The slow

Soybeans -

Soybeans closed with double digit gains and November settled 20 cents higher.  Dec meal futures were up $13.50 on the day.  The

Lean Hogs -

Hog futures closed mixed, with a 70 cents loss in the December contract, and a 27.5 cent gain in the April contract.  The CME Index is down

Cotton -

Cotton futures closed higher on the day.  December picked up 50 points on the session, despite inherent pressure from the US Dollar being

Wheat -

Wheat futures closed with gains of 1 to 8 cents on the day.  Front month contracts in all three classes were rallying together, but closed

Cattle -

Cattle futures finished the day firmly into the red after October posted a new all time high for the front month contract again this morning.

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