NEWS
DTN Midday Grain Comments
David M. Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst
Tue Aug 5, 2014 11:21 AM CDT
General Comments

The U.S. stock market indices are lower with the Dow down 50. The interest rate products are higher. The dollar index is 25 higher. Energies are mixed with crude oil down $0.80. Livestock trade is mixed with hogs lower and cattle mostly higher. Precious metals are lower with gold down $4.

CORN

Corn trade is 3 to 4 cents lower at midday with a wetter forecast emerging overnight and lightly negative outside markets. Basis and ethanol margins remained stable to start the week. The weekly crop progress report listed 90% of the crop silking versus the 88% average ...

Quick View
  • Enlist Cotton Approved USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means...
  • Market Moves Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. C...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Batten Down the Hatches Purdue economists forecast multiple years of negative or narrow margins for corn and soybean prod...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
  • Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern The recent price rally offered growers a welcome opportunity to price 2014 and 2015 crops, but it...
  • Ask the Vet The vet says my calf had Mannheimia. What is that?
Related News Stories
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Gulke: Collapsing Markets
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Closing Grain Comments