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Grain prices and commodity market reports from the Chicago Board of Trade. Follow timely reports by Agriculture.com editor Mike McGinnis at the floor of the CBOT. Find news on grain and livestock prices, and read reaction from floor traders and markets analysts.

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  • Floor Talk April 23

    At the close: The July corn futures contract closed 7 1/2 cents higher at $5.09. The Dec. corn futures finished 8 cents higher at $5.04. The July soybean futures contract finished 5 cents lower at $14.65. The Nov. soybean futures settled 13 cents…

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  • Floor Talk April 22

    At the close: The July corn futures contract closed 8 1/4 cents higher at $5.02. The Dec. corn futures finished 5 3/4 cents higher at $4.95. The July soybean futures contract finished 16 cents lower at $14.70. The Nov. soybean futures ended 8 cents…

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  • Floor Talk April 21

    At the close: The July corn futures contract closed 6 3/4 cents lower at $4.93. The Dec. corn futures settled 6 cents lower at $4.90. The July soybean futures contract ended 15 cents lower at $14.87. The Nov. soybean futures closed 15 cents lower at…

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  • Easter Vigil Planting

    The planters are rolling, Saturday, in central Iowa.      I wonder what the markets will think of this rapid planting pace, this Sunday night?   Mike  

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  • Re: Is PED virus on the way out?

    USDA announces Friday that it will require hog farmers to report PEDv-related pig deaths.   See full story: Hog Death Reporting Required   What do you think? Is this necessary?   Mike

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  • Floor Talk April 18

    No markets until Sunday night. Happy Easter! ------------------------------------- Weather Update: Freese-Notis is reporting the weather models indicate the high probability of high yields.   See Full Weather Report     What do you…

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