FARM BUSINESS NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:19 AM CDT
General Comments

U.S. stock markets are higher with Dow futures up 80. Interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 62 higher. Energies are lower with crude off .80. Livestock trade is higher. Precious metals are weaker with gold down $12.

CORN

Corn futures are 1 to 4 lower at midday in quiet trade. September is lower after some recent strength with longs getting out ahead of first notice. The dollar is sharply stronger on a continued flight to safety over Syria as well as better economic stats this morning, which is putting some pressure on the commodity complex. ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Senior Partners - 4 At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Shaw: Under the Agridome
Informa Sees Beans Acres Gaining
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Newsom on the Market
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains