Farm Commodity Futures Prices and Agriculture Commodities Markets
Commodity Markets Center
Cash Price Reflects the USDA Chicago Terminal.
Use the chart below to check futures prices for commodities. Click the links for pricing on grains, livestock, oil and more and stay on top of what's going on in the markets.
Weekly Cash Comments - May 22
5/22/2015 12:03:00 PM
Poor selection, inconvenient hours, higher price… what’s not to love?
5/22/2015 11:45:00 AM
Farmers markets might not be the answer to food security, California's drought woes bottled up, and a Texas rancher turns his land into a vegan sanctuary.
Summer Seminar Series
5/22/2015 11:33:00 AM
For those that need some extra education this summer on farm income tax and succession planning, I am personally inviting you to one of three summer seminars sponsored by CALT (Iowa State University).
What Milk Prices Remain Rangebound This Year?
5/22/2015 11:16:00 AM
The movement in underlying cash prices has been such that milk prices have been kept within a fairly tight range despite higher cheese and butter prices.
U.S. Milk per Cow Update
5/22/2015 10:48:00 AM
According to USDA, U.S. milk production continues to strengthen on a YOY basis as spring flush approaches. Apr ’15 production of 17,785 million pounds set a new monthly record high on a daily average basis and finished 1.7% ahead of a year ago. Historically, milk per cow yields have been negatively correlated with All-Milk prices. As milk per cow yields peak during spring flush, average historical All-Milk prices have reached seasonal lows.