NEWS
DTN Before The Bell--Livestock
Rick Kment DTN Analyst
Thu Mar 14, 2013 09:04 AM CDT
GENERAL COMMENTS:

Livestock futures are called mixed in light trade Thursday. Although market fundamentals are expected to show some signs of support through the end of the week, the long-term demand outlook still remains uncertain. Corn futures are trading mixed in early electronic trade. Stock markets are higher in light trade.

LIVE CATTLE:

Opening call: Mixed. The balance of expected higher cash cattle trade, firm boxed beef values, and uncertainty about long term demand is keeping the live cattle market mixed early Thursday. This lack of direction is expected to be seen through early pit trade. Additional movement could be ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Herd Booster In 1935, in an effort to help ranchers hit hard by the Dust Bowl, the U.S. government bought 547 ...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Taxlink by Andy Biebl What farmers consider a hedge may be speculation in the eyes of IRS -- and that significantly alt...
  • Woodbury: Family Business Matters Consider whether you want your legacy to be measured by the size of your bank account, your inves...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN's Livestock Quick Takes
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
DTN Before The Bell-Livestock