NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Tue Aug 20, 2013 08:20 AM CDT

Market Summary: Soybeans down 15 cents (Nov), canola is down $9.60/mt, MGEX wheat is 1/4 cent higher (Dec), corn is down 5 1/2 cents. The Canadian dollar is 26 basis points lower.

Outside Markets

Asian stocks ended sharply lower Tuesday, with Japan's Nikkei leading the way with a 2.6% loss. European equities are also lower. The TSX closed at 12,588.02 in Monday's trade, down 148.90. In overnight trade, Dow futures are up 3 points, which could lead to a steady open in North American markets. The Canadian dollar is 26 points lower at $.9635 CAD/U.S. The U.S. dollar is .165 ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Fundamentally Speaking
Exporters Report Soybean, Corn Sales
Weekly Grain Exports Mixed
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Fundamentally Speaking