NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:45 AM CST

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Light trade has been seen through most of the morning. Traders are focusing on the lack of support in both cash and wholesale meat values, which is pressuring both cattle and hog futures. Trade volume is likely to remain sluggish. Most of the industry is focusing on the winter storm system moving through the Midwest. Corn futures are trading lower at midday in light trade. March corn futures are holding 7 cent losses at midday. Stock markets are lower in light trade. The Dow Jones is 74 points lower while Nasdaq is down 36 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Front ...

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 Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
Newsom on the Market
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments