Markets open mixed
At the open, the CME Group grain markets trade mixed Friday.
The March corn futures are steady at $6.62 1/2. The March soybean contract opened 3 cents lower at $14.32 1/2. The March wheat futures opened 4 cents lower at $8.55. March soybean meal futures opened $1.60 lower per short ton at $384.80. The March soyoil futures opened $0.23 lower at $58.55.
In the outside markets, the NYMEX crude oil is $0.66 per barrel higher, the dollar is higher, and the Dow Jones Industrials are down 6 points.