Corn, soybean prices mixed
DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--Following through with overnight trading activity, the CME Group corn market day-trading started lower, soybeans higher Friday.
At the open, the Sept. futures corn contract is 3 cents lower at $4.85. The Dec. corn futures contract opened 1 cent lower at $4.66. The Aug. soybean futures contract is trading 3 cents higher at $13.61, and new-crop Nov. soybeans are trading 6 cents higher at $11.98. Sept. wheat futures are trading 2 cents higher at $6.59 per bushel. The Aug. soymeal futures are trading $1.90 per short ton higher at $361.10. The Aug. soyoil futures are trading 16 cents higher at $43.08.
In the outside markets, the NYMEX crude oil is 44 cents per barrel lower, the dollar is lower, and the Dow Jones Industrials are 58 points lower.