NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon May 5, 2014 11:20 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are mixed at midday with the Dow futures down 15. The interest rate products are mixed. The dollar index is 3 lower. Energies are lower with crude down 0.30. Livestock trade is mixed. Precious metals are higher with gold up $8.

CORN

Corn trade is 4 to 8 cents higher at midday with spillover support from wheat and generally supportive outside markets. The weather forecast looks to allow good progress south of I-80, while the northern areas will likely remain slow in the near term. The planting progress report this afternoon should keep ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Harvest Revenue Insurance Prices
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Newsom on the Market
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments