NEWS
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:10 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Losses have expanded through the cattle complex with front month August futures holding a $1.10 per cwt loss. This weakness in live cattle markets is driven by renewed sharp losses in feeder cattle futures with September through March contracts holding losses over $2 per cwt. For the sense of stability seen early in the session, the feeder cattle market is setting up for potential limit-down trade once again. Lean hog futures have seen very little incentive to move higher, but seller interest is limited, thus limiting losses to 60 to 80 cents per cwt in most nearby ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is...
  • Competing for Dollars Beef has some catching up to do, but there is opportunity ahead.
  • 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...
  • $3 Corn Subdues Bids March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Nutrients Ruling A federal appeals court Tuesday ruled that a lower court could not order EPA to make a decision o...
  • West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 1 Two years after the ammonium nitrate explosion at West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas, state offic...
  • West, Texas: 2 Years Later - 2 While federal and state governments did not mandate more regulations when it comes to storing fer...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my cow has anaplaz, which I've never heard of before. What is it?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Groups File New Suit on CAFOs
H5N2's Murky Market Impacts
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Ask the Vet
Laying Down Roots
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments