NEWS
The Market's Fine Print
John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst
Mon Oct 15, 2012 08:07 AM CDT

Reels of duct tape have come and gone since this Canadian comedy classic stopped production, but I can still recite certain sketches and bits from memory.

Take the episode when Red tries to organize lodge members to slaughter a cow in order to stock the clubhouse freezer with hamburger and steaks.

Harold, Red's softhearted and softheaded nephew, immediately objects to the bloody proposal, declaring it to be both inhumane and unsanitary. As for himself, Harold snorts, he's a vegetarian.

For the umpteenth time, Red shakes his head at Harold's tortuous and seemingly endless road toward manhood before explaining with avuncular ...

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
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Bloat Basics
Gains on Covers
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Full-Circle Farming
Market Mover
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Measure It To Manage It
Clean Water Act Battle
Growing Management