NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Aug 28, 2013 09:03 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Cattle futures found additional buyer support in the minutes before opening pit trade. The focus on firmer beef values and pressure in corn markets is slowly drawing traders back into the market. Lean hog futures remain moderately lower, despite sluggish trade. Corn futures are trading lower in early trade. The stock market is trading higher. The Dow Jones Index is 22 points higher while Nasdaq is up 10 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: 30 to 50 cents higher. Moderate morning buying activity is developing. The pullback in grain markets Wednesday morning seems to have sparked additional interest from ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Sort & Cull Blog
Court Denies COOL Appeal
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Harrington's Sort & Cull
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments