NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Tue Apr 2, 2013 08:57 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are called mixed with traders focusing on the intensity and movement in outside markets. Traders are looking for additional support from the grain complex, as well as potential meat market support. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are higher in light trade.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. Mixed trade activity is expected to be seen through early traders expected to focus on potential beef demand and the ability to sustain and improve recent cash market support. There still remain long term questions about how supportive the buyer interest will be through ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Safety Measures Being Taken
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock