LIVESTOCK NEWS
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Sun Jun 22, 2014 07:49 AM CDT

Ag Markets: Weekly Analysis

Corn: The July contract closed 6.25cts higher. Despite the higher weekly close, the secondary (intermediate-term) trend remains down. However, the contract appears to have found support above its previous low of $4.21 3/4. Most of this support came from commercial traders, as indicated by the renewed uptrend in the July to September futures spread and likely tied to the July contract trading into the lower-third of its 5-year price distribution range. Friday's CFTC Commitments of Traders report showed noncommercial traders reducing their net-long futures position by another 9,852 contracts.

New-crop Corn: The December contract closed 4.50cts ...

Quick View
  • Dodge Down Corn Conditions have been right for stalk rot and ear molds in corn in many parts of the Midwest this ...
  • Rethink Grazing If you see a group of steers in a field of green corn, you can generally bet it is either an acci...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends Co-op giant commits to N plant close to cheap gas and customer base.
  • Rents Resist Price Relief Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm m...
  • Beef Checkoff Questioned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday he might take action to offer his own changes to th...
  • Farm Family Business Crafting a vision for the future, projecting financials, managing employees, acting with humility...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 6 Chris Clayton continues looking at the state of agriculture along historic Route 66, dubbed "The ...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
Related News Stories
DTN's Quick Takes
Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
Newsom on the Market
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments