NEWS
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu May 1, 2014 09:02 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS

Moderate to strong support developed in both feeder cattle and live cattle contracts early Thursday. With a new month on the books, trader volume appears to be flooding into the market from both commercial and noncommercial interest, which could spark another round of aggressive buying through the next couple of trading sessions. Lean hog futures are mixed in a narrow range as traders try to rebuild following Wednesday's liquidation. Corn futures are trading lower in early electronic trade. Stock markets are trading lower in light trade Dow Jones is trading 1 point lower while Nasdaq is 1 point ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • 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
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
COOL Appeal Likely in 2015
USDA: Record Corn, Soy Production