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Thank you again to everyone who helped with the CHS Harvest for Hunger campaign in March. We hope to see checks arrive soon from CHS, Inc. and we will the get them distributed as soon as possible.

CHS Eastern Farmer's totals for this year were:

$29,326 in donations to be given to Feeding South Dakota & Second Harvest Heartland (designated for Rock Cnty)

5,973 pounds of food

In addition, we will receive the following bonus contributions from CHS:

$9,900 ($75 per employee)

$2,500 (additional bonus for collecting donations over $100/employee)

$1,000 (additional bonus - Midwest Region was #1 and received $10,000 bonus overall)


STATE USDA Newswire

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Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on July 31, 2014, 12:21:29 AM CDT
Local Weather

Brandon, South Dakota (57005)

Current Conditions: Clear
Temperature: 61°F Dew point: 56°F
Humidity: 83% Pressure: 30.11 in. Hg
Wind: 3 mph From: Northwest

Forecast

Thursday

Hi: 79°
Lo: 53°
Friday

Hi: 81°
Lo: 55°
Saturday

Hi: 80°
Lo: 55°
Sunday

Hi: 80°
Lo: 57°
Monday

Hi: 81°
Lo: 61°

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Commentary
Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed steady on the day.  Weekly ethanol production was 5K barrels per day lower than the previous week, coming in at 954K

Cattle -

Cattle futures settled $0.67 to $1.02 higher.  Feeders were $1.85 to $2.12 higher.  Wholesale beef prices are higher, with choice

Wheat -

Wheat futures closed 2 to 7 cents higher.  Trader talk is that the Buenos Aires Cereal Exchange lowered their estimate for planted wheat

Cotton -

 Cotton futures settled 101 to110 points lower.  October futures settled at 63.34, the lowest front month futures

Lean Hogs -

Lean hogs settled $2.55 to $2.65 lower. The average pork carcass cutout value was $0.19 higher this afternoon at $131.13.  Cash hog prices

Corn -

Corn futures closed steady on the day.  Weekly ethanol production was 5K barrels per day lower than the previous week, coming in at 954K

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