Soybeans close higher
DES MOINES, Iowa (Agriculture.com)--With next week's government report eyed to offer smaller stockpile estimates, the CME Group corn and soybean prices ended higher Friday.
At the close, the March corn futures contract settled 1 1/4 cents higher at $4.44. The March soybean futures contract finished 5 3/4 cents higher at $13.31. March wheat futures settled 3 1/4 cents lower at $5.77 per bushel. The March soymeal futures contract finished $0.40 per short ton higher at $446.40. The March soyoil futures ended $0.10 lower at $38.56.
In the outside markets, the Brent crude oil is $1.70 per barrel higher, the dollar is lower, and the Dow Jones Industrials are 136 points higher.