NEWS
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Jan 3, 2013 03:48 PM CST

OUTSIDE MARKETS

The TSX is trading on the defensive today, currently down 63.30 points to 12,477.47, cutting short the optimism seen yesterday with the release of the U.S. fiscal cliff solution. The Canadian dollar is 12 points lower at $1.0114 CAD/US dollar. The U.S. dollar is .562 higher at 80.510. Gold prices are suffering today on the release of U.S. Federal Reserve minutes suggesting the current QE3 stimulus program could be finished by the end of 2013. Gold is $19.90 lower at $1,668 /ounce. NYMEX crude is 23 cents lower at $92.80/barrel, while Brent is 39 cents lower at $112.08/barrel.

...

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 Daily Basis Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments