NEWS
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Sep 3, 2013 11:41 AM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are mostly higher as moderate to strong gains in the cattle market are heavily influencing the complex. Feeder cattle futures are posting triple-digit gains in nearby contracts based on weakness in corn prices. Corn futures are lower at midday. September corn futures are holding 8-cent losses at midday. Stock markets are higher in light trade. The Dow Jones is 18 points higher while Nasdaq is up 26 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Live cattle futures are holding moderate gains following firmness in boxed beef values and potential for increased support from retail meat sales. Narrow trading ranges ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • 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.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-document...
  • 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 Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
Convergence: A Mathematical Explanation
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments