NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Feb 27, 2014 09:02 AM CST
GENERAL COMMENTS

Sharp gains continue to develop through the livestock markets. Both lean hog and live cattle futures are holding triple digit gains in front month futures contracts. With February live cattle contracts moving above $150 per cwt. Traders are looking for additional direction from both outside markets and buyer interest. Corn futures are trading higher in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower, with Dow Jones posting a 31 point loss, while Nasdaq is down 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: $1 to $2 Higher. Fueled with futures prices that have gone to limits never seen before and ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments