April 7 – Closing Agricultural Markets

On the Chicago Board of Trade:

Corn Futures:
May down 3 and a quarter at 4.98 and a half
July down 2 and a half at 5.04 and a half

Soybean Futures:
May down 11 and a quarter at 14.62 and a half
July down 9 and a quarter at 14.45 and a half

Wheat Futures:
May up 6 and a half at 6.76 and a quarter
July up 7 and a half at 6.84

From Thompson’s in Blenheim;

Old Crop Corn = 30 under May = 4.69/bu
New Crop Corn = 30 under December = 4.76/bu

Old Crop Soys = 1.50 over May = 16.14/bu
New Crop Soys = 80 over November = 12.88/bu

New Crop Soft White Winter Wheat = 40 over May = 7.16/bu
2014 Crop Soft White Winter Wheat = 25 over July = 7.09/bu

New Crop Soft Red Winter Wheat = 10 over May = 6.86/bu
2014 Crop Soft Red Winter Wheat = 25 under July = 6.59/bu

-> From Dauphin Feed and Supply – the 48 per cent soybean meal quote, FOB Seaforth = $643/tonne

-> From Snobelin Farms:

2013 Crop Corn = down 2 at 4.69/bu
2014 Crop Corn = down 1 at 4.76/bu

2013 Crop Soys = down 9 at 16.19/bu
2014 Crop Soys = 12.83/bu

2013 Crop Soft Red Winter Wheat = up 6 at 6.86/bu
2014 Crop Soft Red Winter Wheat = up 7 at 6.59/bu

2013 Crop Soft White Winter Wheat = up 6 at 7.16/bu
2014 Crop Soft White Winter Wheat = up 7 at 7.09/bu

(B-F-O Report)

Ontario Pork Reports:

The U-S CME price = $129.91 U-S per hundredweight, dressed weight.
That’s down 52 cents

100% formula price = $258.66 per hundred kilograms, dressed weight.
That’s down $2.38

Quebec’s average price on April 4th was $264.98 per hundred kilograms, dressed weight, 100 index.