NEWS
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Wed Mar 19, 2014 06:11 AM CDT

Cattle: Steady to $2 HR Futures: mixed Live Equiv $167.63 + 0.70*

Hogs: $1-2 HR Futures: mixed Lean Equiv $138.70 + $3.48**

* based on formula estimating live cattle equivalent of gross packer revenue

** based on formula estimating lean hog equivalent of gross packer revenue

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Market watchers could start to see a few preliminary bids in cattle country this morning, probably around $146-147 in the South and $138 in the North. Yet given firm asking prices of $151 plus in the South and $245 plus in the North, significant trade volume is not likely to surface until ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • 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 Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments