NEWS
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:42 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Softness in cash hog prices and pork carcass values in this morning reports led to lean hog futures backing away from session highs, although moderate to strong gains are still holding in nearby lean hog futures as traders look for support from the cattle market and potential higher prices in the afternoon hog reports. Cattle futures are still aggressive with feeder futures expanding mid-morning gains to nearly $1.50 per cwt at midday.

Posted 10:38 -- Strong buyer support seen in early trade has continued to hold. Nearby contracts are trading at or near $1 per cwt in both ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is ...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • Fines for Fringe Benefits A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. I...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Harrington's Sort & Cull
Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes
Ask The Vet
Certified at 99%
The Attraction of Youth
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Livestock Outlook
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock