NEWS
The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Apr 10, 2013 05:56 PM CDT

Once when asked to define what he meant by "real steak eaters," humorist and food writer Calvin Trillin explained that they were "people who hold up dessert for a long time while they gnaw on the bones."

Those were the days.

I can remember in my caveman youth surfacing from long feeds at Dreisbachs, the legendary temple of red meat consumption located in Grand Island, Neb. My happy face would be shamelessly glistening from ear to ear, a badge of honor recklessly won by sucking the last specs of meat, fat and marrow from an oversized t-bone.

Unfortunately, the sad ...

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 Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
Technically Speaking Blog
Gulke: Time of the Year for Rumors
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Grains