NEWS
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Wed Aug 21, 2013 07:52 AM CDT

Market Summary: MGEX wheat is 3 1/4 cents higher (Dec), corn is 2 3/4 cents higher (Dec), soybeans are 11 1/2 cents higher (Nov) and canola is $3.70 higher (Nov). The Canadian dollar is 37 points lower.

Outside Markets

Asian markets closed mixed Wednesday, with Japan's Nikkei ending up .2%. European markets are trading lower. The Canadian equity index closed at 12,670.11, up 82.09 in Tuesday's trade. In overnight trade, Dow futures are 42 points lower. The Canadian dollar is 37 basis points lower at $.9583 CAD/U.S. dollar, while the U.S. dollar is .221 higher at 81.155. Gold is $11.60 ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments