DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Jul 1, 2013 04:07 PM CDT


The fed cattle trade was typically limited to the distribution of showlists. Ready numbers are mixed (larger in Texas and Nebraska, but smaller in Kansas and Colorado. Generally speaking, the new offering looks about steady with last week. Few showlists are priced around $122 in the South and $195 to $196-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed 0.73 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement ($93.50-102.75, weighted average $99.48). The corn market imploded, pressured by technical selling and fears of a bumper crop in the making. Contracts closed generally 7 ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Senior Partners - 4 At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Agriculture colleges are ignoring courses that tomorrow's farm operators will need to manage bigg...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Amazon Deforestation and Ag-4
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock