NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Fri Jul 12, 2013 03:35 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

From Friday to Friday, livestock futures scored the following changes: Aug LC, off .10; Oct LC, off .18; Aug FC, off 1.68; Sep FC, off 1.45; July LH, off .25; Aug LH, off 2.85. Light to moderate cattle trading developed this afternoon with fully steady prices evident in Kansas and Texas (i.e. $119). On the other hand, most dressed deals in the North were marked at $193, $1 lower than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base closed $2.55 higher compared with the Prior Day settlement $86.00-102.85, weighted average ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is...
  • Profit Makeover When Curtis Schallert's 40-year-old stands of Kentucky-31 fescue petered out a few years ago, the...
  • UAVs Taking Flight in Ag The FAA this month began accelerating its exemption approvals for companies testing the skies wit...
  • Iowa's Field of Dreams Current Iowa land values are running about 16% below peak 2013 levels. That's according to a real...
  • Drought Recovery March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Competing for Dollars Beef is far from a loser in the daily race for buyers at meat counters across the country. It's n...
  • CDC: No Human H5N2 Cases So Far So far, there are no reported cases of H5N2 in humans, but transmission of the highly contagious ...
  • Ask the Vet Can I cure my cow's uterine infection with an infusion?
Related News Stories
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock