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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-16 364'2 -1'4 366'2 364'2
Dec-16 387'2 -2'0 389'4 387'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-16 864'2 -3'2 868'6 864'2
Nov-16 879'4 -3'6 884'0 879'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-16 465'4 -1'2 467'0 465'0
Dec-16 497'0 -1'2 498'2 497'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-16 451'6 -2'2 453'6 451'2
Dec-16 504'2 -2'6 506'4 504'2
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-16 491'4 0'2 492'0 491'2
Dec-16 530'0s -1'6 532'2 529'2
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Feb-16 136.050s -1.025 137.100 135.625
Apr-16 134.400s -1.250 135.575 133.875
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Mar-16 153.825s -2.700 156.775 152.900
Apr-16 153.475s -2.550 156.225 152.675
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Feb-16 --- --- --- ---
Mar-16 13.96 0.00 13.96 13.96
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-16 60.06 0.09 60.12 59.81
May-16 60.70 0.10 60.75 60.43
Mon, Feb 8, 2016 6:22 AM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
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DTN Early Word Grains Big Game Hangover Blues 27 minutes ago
March corn was 1 cent lower, March soybeans were 3 cents lower, and March Chicago wheat was 1 cent lower.
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