Manage Market Transitions - 1
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Tue Nov 26, 2013 06:23 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Bearish corn market news is everywhere these days, but in the long run lower corn prices will help rebuild export demand and reinvigorate the livestock sector, several ag economists said.

"On corn, we know exactly what the price pattern is going to be," Purdue University ag economist Chris Hurt said. "Once corn finds the low, we're going to build the base for usage. The base for usage will bring some recovery in prices. The problem with that statement is we don't know where the bottom's at."

Hurt told DTN he thought the market had put in its ...

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
Export Rankings Poised for Shakeup
Rail Service Slow to Recover
Private Exporters Report Corn Sale
DTN Ag Business Benchmark
Private Exporters Report Soybeans Sale
Private Exporters Report Corn Sale
Private Exporters Report Cancellation
Private Exporters Report Corn Sale
Newsom on the Market
Private Exporters Report Corn Sale