According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base is 1.57 lower compared with the Prior Day settlement ($106.50-$112.50, weighted average $109.64). Corn futures closed mixed, up 1 in the July, up 1/4 in the September and down 1/4 in the December.
Futures closed mixed, up 25 to down 50. Initial buyer support seen Wednesday morning eventually eroded to a mixed close. Traders seek additional direction from cash markets, boxed beef values, and outside market activity. Nearby contracts closed lower, as uncertainty about short-term demand remains a concern. Deferred futures are trying to keep ...