Corn futures settled mostly 3 to 6 1/2 cents higher, with more strength in the front two contracts. The sharply lower USD (-650 points)
Soybean futures closed with the May and Jul16 contracts down a penny, but the Nov16 contract posted a nickel gain. The front three contracts
Wheat futures finished the day mixed, with the SRW market recording gains of 1 to 3 1/2 cents, but the HRW market posting losses of 1 to 3 cents.
Live cattle futures had most contracts down at least $2.45 on Thursday, with the front two contracts down more than $3. Apr16 live cattle expire
Hog futures gained 10 cents to $1.30 on Thursday. The Jun16 contract led the way, ending the day at its highest close in nearly three weeks. USDA
Cotton futures lost 38 to 46 points today, as the Dec16 contract posted just its fifth daily loss during April. However, it is still up 8.5% for the