FARM BUSINESS NEWS
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Sep 4, 2013 06:22 AM CDT

Cattle: Cash Steady Futures Mixed Live Equiv $133.99 - .02*

Hogs: Cash Steady-.50 HR Futures 10-30 HR Lean Equiv $103.46 + .53**

* based on formula estimating live cattle equivalent of gross packer revenue

** based on formula estimating lean hog equivalent of gross packer revenue

GENERAL COMMENTS:

It may seem more like Tuesday than Wednesday thanks to the short week delayed start. But call it what you want, the cash cattle market is likely to remain dormant. We could see a few starter bids around $121 in the South and $192 to $193 in the North, but serious buying ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Newsom on the Market
Bin Doors Slam Shut on Corn
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments