China Buys Corn From Ukraine

China Buys Corn From Ukraine

Tim Hammerich
Tim Hammerich
News Reporter
Here with your Market Line Commodity Report, I’m Tim Hammerich.

China is buying corn from elsewhere, but the market ended the day close to unchanged. Virginia McGathey has more.

McGathey… “Now corn was steady today. China revealed that they bought some corn from Ukraine, even though the prices were higher. Does that have anything to do with the tensions with the U.S.? It could be, but we're still waiting on ethanol data and we're still staying within that same channel with corn, which is in the $3.10 to the $3.30 mark. So we're well within that channel and until we get better news or until the economy starts to open up and perhaps give us a little bit more domestic demand. We're going to be kind of stuck right here.”

Chicago July Wheat futures yesterday closed up $0.04 to $5.12.

Kansas City Hard Red Winter Wheat up $0.07 to $4.57 ½.

July Corn closed down just a quarter cent to $3.24.

Portland prices for soft white wheat of ordinary protein down sharply yesterday. Now ranging from $5.85 to $6.05.

Same for club wheat of ordinary protein which now range from $5.85 to $7.80.

Dark Northern Spring wheat prices up $0.03 ¾ ranging from $6.30 ¼ to $6.70 ¼ for 14% protein.

Live Cattle futures were up $0.15 on the August board to $95.45. Feeder Cattle for August up $0.80 to $134.22 ½.

Class III milk yesterday up another $0.23 to $19.83.

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