LIVESTOCK NEWS
The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Feb 21, 2014 08:37 AM CST

Despite the country's long tradition separating church and state, I'm tempted by last week's Agricultural Outlook Forum to conclude that spirit-filled Lutherans have commandeered the economic research arm of the USDA.

Either that or Chief Economist Joseph Glauber and his zealous prognosticators are simply world-class sinners.

Now before my Lutheran friends nail my judgmental hide to the door of the local Presbyterian church, let me quickly say I am not in the least suggesting that their ilk of faithful followers are any more depraved than the rest of us. It's just that few other reformers outside this honorable congregation seem ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Racing the Clock
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Zilmax Effects Disputed
Comfort Food
Plan to Cull
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Alfalfa Insurance Program Now Permanent
Clearing the Air
No More Outlaw Veterinarians
Farming on the Mother Road - 4