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Quotes retrieved on August 23, 2014, 02:28:28 AM CDT
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Local Weather

Sioux Falls, South Dakota (57193)

Current Conditions: Clear
Temperature: 72°F Dew point: 68°F
Humidity: 87% Pressure: 29.96 in. Hg
Wind: 6 mph From: East

Forecast

Saturday

Hi: 85°
Lo: 68°
Sunday

Hi: 84°
Lo: 67°
Monday

Hi: 81°
Lo: 56°
Tuesday

Hi: 76°
Lo: 61°
Wednesday

Hi: 74°
Lo: 58°

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Commentary
Soybeans -

Soybean futures settled higher on the day with September up nearly 30 cents as the short squeeze in old crop beans and meal continues.  The

Corn -

Corn futures settled between 2 and 3 cents higher on the day. The Pro Farmer group issued a final yield estimate of 169.3 bpa. Heavy rains and high

Cattle -

Cattle futures traded sharply higher on the day, with August settling $2.20 higher than yesterday, helping it to finish with a $1.25 gain on the

Wheat -

Wheat futures closed higher on the day, but ended the session 6 to 10 cents off of their respective highs for the day, after some pre-weekend profit

Lean Hogs -

Hog futures closed lower in the front two months, but slightly higher in the February contract.  The pork carcass cutout was down $2.58 in

Cotton -

Cotton futures closed higher on the day, with October picking up 96 points on Friday and finishing the week up 386 points; more than a 6% gain from

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