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Midwest Communications has a team of talented Agriculture broadcasters who all contribute to this podcast. Mike Austin is a 35 year NAFB member heard on Midwest Communication's Wisconsin stations, including Green Bay, Wausau and Sheboygan. Shawna Olson is the KFGO Fargo Ag Director and is a meteorologist with 11 years of TV broadcast experience. Rick Shields, WKZO Kalamazoo Farm Service Director and a 20+ year NAFB member, is the recipient of the Michigan Farm Bureau's Farm Broadcaster of the Year award.

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Commodities Futures

Quotes from the Chicago Board of Trade Commodities Futures (delayed 10 minutes.)

PreviousOpenHighLowLastChangeClose
CORN Sep '14 367'6365'2365'2358'6361'4-6'2361'4
CORN Dec '14 376'6374'2374'2368'4371'0-5'6371'0
CORN Mar '15 388'4382'4382'4382'4383'0-5'4383'0
SOYBEANS Aug '14 1236'41227'01227'01223'01226'4-10'01226'4
SOYBEANS Sep '14 1137'01122'01127'41120'01121'4-15'41121'4
SOYBEANS Nov '14 1107'61098'01098'01089'61095'0-12'61095'0
WHEAT Sep '14 534'6529'4529'4519'0520'0-14'6520'0
WHEAT Dec '14 557'6542'4542'4542'4543'6-14'0543'6
WHEAT Mar '15 580'2568'2-12'0568'2
FEEDER CATTLE Aug '14 220.175221.075221.450221.075221.4251.250221.425
FEEDER CATTLE Sep '14 221.200222.475222.475221.800222.4501.250222.450
FEEDER CATTLE Oct '14 220.850222.150222.150221.500222.1251.275222.125
LIVE CATTLE Aug '14 159.050159.400159.400158.500158.775-0.275158.775
LIVE CATTLE Oct '14 159.075159.600159.600158.700159.0750.000159.075
LIVE CATTLE Dec '14 159.250159.850159.950158.700159.150-0.100159.150
LEAN HOGS Aug '14 123.675122.200122.400121.200121.450-2.225121.450
LEAN HOGS Oct '14 106.625106.200106.200105.250106.075-0.550106.075
LEAN HOGS Dec '14 97.35097.20097.20095.65096.600-0.75096.600
BUTTER Jul '14 3475.03475.00.03475.0
BUTTER Aug '14 3475.03461.0-14.03461.0
BUTTER Sep '14 3465.03478.013.03478.0
MILK CLASS III Jul '14 21.5321.540.0121.54
MILK CLASS IV Jul '14 23.7523.750.0023.75
NONFAT DRY MILK Jul '14 186.500186.5000.000186.500
CHEESE - BARRELS SPOT CBX$Y 1.94751.94750.00001.9475
CHEESE - BLOCKS SPOT CZ$Y 1.97251.98001.98000.00751.9800
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