Corn futures are trading steady to mixed at midday. The market is stabilizing after recent losses. Technical support beneath the market is limiting losses, but buying interest is light due to the lack of fresh news. May is trading steady at $2.14 1/2.



Soybean futures are higher at midsession. The market is consolidating recent losses this morning. Recent strength in the dollar has been a bearish factor, but there has been little change so far today. May is 3 cents higher at $6.29 1/2.



Wheat futures are trading steady to slightly higher at midday. After the sharp losses the past two sessions, the market is consolidating. The sale of 120,000 tonnes of HRW to an unknown destination was supportive. CBOT May is 2 1/4 cents higher at $3.44 3/4, KCBT May is 1 1/4 higher at $3.49 and MGE May is 1 3/4 cents higher at $3.58 1/2.



Cattle futures are trading lower this morning. Trading remains light with uncertainty over political issues. Lower boxed beef prices and ideas of steady to lower cash trade are weighing on the market. April is 50 cents lower at $87.35.



Lean hog futures are lower at midsession. Caution ahead of this afternoon's Cold Storage report and weaker cash fundamentals are weighing on the market. Packer demand is expected to be limited this week as slaughter schedules are slowed around Easter. April is 55 cents lower at $70.50.