LIVESTOCK NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Jul 31, 2014 09:03 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Cattle buying interest is light this morning with a few starter bids evident in parts of the North at $255-257. Asking prices remain firm at $168-170 in the South and $265-270 in the North. Opening cash hog bids appear to be steady to $1 lower. At this time, plans for a Saturday hog kill are strictly minimal. The corn market is several cents lower in the early going tied in part to disappointing export sales and a general lack of buying interest.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call, off 25-50. Look for the live pit to begin some lower thanks ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Can you trim inputs while growing soybeans in 2015? Here's a look at what you can and can't cut.
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
White House Releases Antibiotics Plan
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments