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Summary of Futures

Jul 20 Corn closed at $3.18/bushel, up $0.0025 from yesterday's close.  Jul 20 Wheat closed at $5.0875/bushel, down $0.0725 from yesterday's close.  Jul 20 Soybeans closed at $8.3325/bushel, down $0.0175 from yesterday's close.  Jul 20 Soymeal closed at $284.1/short ton, up $1.6 from yesterday's close.  Jul 20 Soyoil closed at 26.64 cents/lb down 0.47 cents from yesterday's close.  Aug 20 Live Cattle closed at $97.325/cwt down $0.9 from yesterday's close.  Aug 20 Feeder Cattle closed at $128.8/cwt down $0.075 from yesterday's close.  Jul 20 Lean Hogs closed at $55.9/cwt down $1.275 from yesterday's close.  Jul 20 WTI Crude Oil closed at $33.47/barrel down $0.45 from yesterday's close.  &...

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