NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Aug 19, 2014 09:48 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Livestock futures are pointing to moderate to strong gains early Tuesday morning with triple digit gains in feeder cattle futures leading the market higher. The focus on meat demand through the remainder of August and leading up to Labor Day weekend is expected to be the main focus over the next couple of trading sessions. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher. Dow Jones Index is 44 points higher, while Nasdaq is up 9 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 50 cents higher. Live cattle futures are pointing to a ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments