NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Fri Feb 7, 2014 09:04 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS

Light to moderate support is developing across the livestock futures market early Friday. Trade volume is likely to remain extremely light, but this could create moderate additional uncertainty in the complex based on developments of cash and wholesale meat values as the session continues. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading higher, with Dow Jones posting a 64-point gain, while Nasdaq is up 31 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Steady to 20 cents higher. Early movements in live cattle futures are expected to remain sluggish with overnight trade limited to extremely narrow ...

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
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Safety Measures Being Taken
DTN Closing Livestock Comments