NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Mar 18, 2013 11:51 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are trading mixed to moderately lower through Monday morning. Traders are expected to be focusing on the direction of both outside markets and movement in beef and pork values. This could limit widespread moves through much of the Monday trading session. Corn futures are trading lower at midday in light trade. May corn futures are holding 4 cent loss at midday. Stock markets are lower in light trade. The Dow Jones is 13 points down while Nasdaq is down 5 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Mixed trade has been seen through the live cattle futures through the morning. ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
Gulke: Negative Psychology
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Early Word Grains
DTN Closing Grain Comments