NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Apr 3, 2014 03:57 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Packer inquiry was no better than light in cattle country Thursday with a few scattered bids of $147 in the South and $239 in the North. Asking prices remained firm at $153 in the South and $246-plus in the North. According to the closing report, the Iowa hog base compared with the Prior Day's closing weighted average is .31 higher ($120.00 to $130.00, weighted average $128.24). Corn futures rebounded with the help of another round of strong export sales, closing 4 cents higher and back over $5. Equities ultimately ended flat in volatile trading Thursday ahead of ...

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 ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • 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