NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Dec 6, 2012 11:29 AM CST
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are flat to higher with Dow up 10. The interest rate products are lower. The dollar index is 44 higher. Energies are lower with crude down $1.70. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are mixed with gold up $4.

CORN

Corn trade is 6 to 9 lower in slow trade, with the $7.50 area holding support for the most part. Outside markets have turned soft for the most part. Generally the trend looks like it wants to remain sideways in the near term, with further support at the $7.45 area. Ethanol production showed ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Rou...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?
Related News Stories
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
Newsom on the Market
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments