NEWS
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Wed Oct 9, 2013 03:01 PM CDT

GENERAL COMMENTS:

Note impact of government shutdown: USDA's Market News has been indefinitely closed due to a lack of government funding. Hence, most of the price data usually posted on this page is not available (NA). Cash cattle trade remains untested. The closing Iowa hog base is not available. The thin test reported by private terminals was generally steady to $1 lower with Tuesday (i.e., mostly $60 to $61 on a live basis). Corn futures finished modestly higher, up 1 3/4 in December and March and up 2 cents in the May.

LIVE CATTLE:

Futures closed lower, down ...

Quick View
  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
  • Senior Partners - 4 At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
  • Dow's Gutsy Decision Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new tech...
  • Congress Reaches Funding Deal The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal ...
  • Need To Bee Accurate A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict ...
  • Kub's Den The Dakotas lost more than $130 million in grain revenue during the 2013-14 marketing year compar...
  • Ask the Vet What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?
Related News Stories
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
Amazon Deforestation and Ag-4
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock