NEWS
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:13 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Nearby lean hog futures continue to be well-supported near midsession on decent cash strength and the premium status of the lean index. Light bull spreading is also a positive factor at this time. On the cattle side of the trading floor, prices are modestly higher in the live pit and moderately higher in the feeder trade. Business in the live pit seems to be cautious as traders await the development of feedlot sales in the north. Trade volume in the feeder market is very light with prices floating higher thanks to a general lack of selling interest.

...

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 Closing Livestock Comments
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