Lean hogs settled $0.52 to $2.45 higher on the day. Earlier this morning August hogs touched their lowest price since June third at
Cotton futures closed 8 to 28 points higher on the day, despite crude oil being higher on the day, and the dollar index up more than 0.23 at 80.86.
Cattle futures closed sharply higher on the day, with August the strongest contract and closing limit up at $155.95. The front 3 months of
Soybean futures closed 14 cents lower to 8 cents higher, with the August contract displaying the most strength, closing 8.5 cents higher on the
Wheat futures closed 4 to 6 cents lower on the day. The front month contract for Chicago wheat posted a 12 cent trading range
Corn futures closed 3 cents lower on the day. The front month Sept 14 contract traded up to $3.67 but closed near the lows at