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Local Weather

West Des Moines, Iowa (50266)

Current Conditions: Cloudy
Temperature: 75°F Dew point: 67°F
Humidity: 76% Pressure: 30.07 in. Hg
Wind: 7 mph From: Southeast

Forecast

Wednesday

Hi: 44°
Lo: 78°
Thursday

Hi: 97°
Lo: 75°
Friday

Hi: 83°
Lo: 66°
Saturday

Hi: 80°
Lo: 64°
Sunday

Hi: 84°
Lo: 67°

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Brugler Commentary
Lean Hogs -

Hog futures closed $.20 to $1.12 higher. The pork carcass cutout was sharply lower in the pm report, losing $2.98 to $100.18. You can’t

Cattle -

Cattle futures closed $.35 to $1.25 lower. Feeder cattle futures were 62 higher to $1.00 lower. Wholesale beef prices were lower again, with Choice

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed fractionally mixed. The weekly EIA reports showed stocks of ethanol at 17.3 million barrels.  That is a 5.1% decrease

Cotton -

Cotton futures settled 4 to 60 points higher; with October the weakest this time and the 2015 contracts the strongest. The dollar index was softer

Corn -

Corn futures closed fractionally mixed. The weekly EIA reports showed stocks of ethanol at 17.3 million barrels.  That is a 5.1% decrease

Soybeans -

Soybean futures closed 3 to 5 cents lower with the exception of volatile September, which was up 11 1/4 cents with the assistance of a $29 jump in

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