NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Mon Mar 10, 2014 09:03 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Livestock futures are expected to hold light to moderate buyer support. Lean hog futures contracts are the market to watch at this point with still aggressive support seen in the cash hog and pork markets expected to lead to additional strong price support in the futures complex. Traders may look for additional direction from outside markets as the session continues. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading mixed, with Dow Jones posting a 46 point lower, while Nasdaq is up 2 points.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: 20 to 30 cents higher. The ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Closing Livestock Comments