Corn, wheat end higher
DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--After starting stronger, the CME Group soybean market closed lower, while corn and wheat settled higher Friday.
The March corn futures contract settled 4 3/4 cents higher at $4.45. The March soybean futures contract finished 6 3/4 cents lower at $13.37. March wheat futures finished 3 cents higher at $5.98 per bushel. The March soymeal futures contract settled $2.80 per short ton lower at $450.00. The March soyoil futures finished $0.39 lower at $39.15.
In the outside markets, the NYMEX crude oil is $0.31 per barrel lower, the dollar is lower and the Dow Jones Industrials are 143 points higher.