March 17 – Closing Ag Marktes

On the Chicago Board of Trade:

Corn Futures:
May down 7 and a half to 4.78 and a quarter
July down 6 and a half to 4.83 and a half

Soybean Futures:
May up 3 to 13.91 and a half
July up 3 to 13.74 and a half

Wheat Futures:
May down 12 and a half to 6.74 and a half
July down 12 and a half to 6.77 and a half

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From Thompson’s at Hensall:

Old Crop Corn = 30 cents under May = 4.49/BU
New Crop Corn = 30 cents under December = 4.52/BU

Old Crop Soys = one dollar-35 over May = 15.27/BU
New Crop Soys = 70 cents over November = 12.46/BU

Old Crop Soft White Winter Wheat = 35 cents over May = 7.10/BU
New Crop Soft White Winter Wheat = 15 cents over July = 6.93/BU

Old Crop SOFT RED WINTER WHEAT = 10 cents over May = 6.85/BU
Old CROP SOFT RED WINTER WHEAT = 20 cents under July = 6.58/BU

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FROM DAUPHIN FEED AND SUPPLY, THE 48% SOYBEAN MEAL QUOTE, F-O-B SEAFORTH = $613/tonne

FROM Snoblens:

2013 CROP CORN = down 7 to 4.49/BU
2014 CROP CORN = down 5 and a quarter to 4.52/BU

2013 CROP SOYS = up 3 and a quarter to 15.32/BU
2014 CROP SOYS = up 1 and a quarter to 12.46/BU

2013 CROP SOFT RED WINTER WHEAT = down 12 and a half to 6.85/BU
2014 CROP SOFT RED WINTER WHEAT = down 12 to 6.58/BU

2013 CROP SOFT WHITE WINTER WHEAT = down 12 and a half to 7.10/BU
2014 CROP SOFT WHITE WINTER WHEAT = down 12 to 6.93/BU

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Beef Farmers of Ontario

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Ontario Pork Reports:

The U-S CME price = $111.60 U-S per hundredweight, dressed weight.
That’s up $1.66.

100% formula price = $224.26 per hundred kilograms, dressed weight.
That’s up $2.61.

Quebec’s average price on March 12th = $208.35 per hundred kilograms, dressed weight, 100 index.

The opening lean hog futures price in Chicago for April 2014
is $119.45.
That’s up $.15 from the previous day’s close.