NEWS
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:54 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- December live cattle futures are holding 50 cent gains as the contract will expire at noon Monday. Other nearby live cattle futures are mixed in a narrow range after bouncing higher and lower through the lightly traded morning. Lean hog futures are sharply lower, although very little trade activity has developed since the first few minutes of trade. Trade volume is expected to remain sluggish through the end of the session, which will likely keep sharp triple digit losses in tack.

Posted 11:00 -- Lean hog futures continue to hold early losses with deferred futures now posting ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
Related News Stories
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock