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DTN Livestock Midday: Mixed Morning Trade

DTN Livestock Midday: Mixed Morning Trade

👤By John Harrington DTN Analyst 🕔Mar 28, 2017

The cattle complex is mixed near the top of the noon hour with live contracts moderately higher and feeder issues narrowly uneven. For the most part, hug futures are in the red at midday with deferreds losing ground to spot

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Quietly Little Changed

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Quietly Little Changed

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Spot May confined to mere 25-point range. Talk of more Fed interest rate rises this year may have helped to steady the U.S. dollar. Cash online grower and business sales dwindled to 528 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked

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DTN Livestock Open: Follow-Through Selling Expected

DTN Livestock Open: Follow-Through Selling Expected

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Look for the cattle complex to open under pressured checked by follow-through selling, and technical bearishness. Lean hog contracts should also begin on the slide as long liquidation continues. Cattle: Steady to $2 HR Futures: 50-100 LR Live Equiv $148.83

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DTN Grain Open: Commodities Continue to Follow Dollar

DTN Grain Open: Commodities Continue to Follow Dollar

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Mar 28, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn was 1 cent higher, May soybeans were 1 cent higher, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 1 cent lower. CME Globex Recap: Once again overnight trade saw the bulk of the commodity sector

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DTN Livestock Close: Futures Collapse Into New Week

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Collapse Into New Week

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Mar 27, 2017

The cattle complex closed sharply lower with triple-digit losses more pervasive in the feeder trade than the live market. Lean hog issues also plummeted lower, pressured by long liquidation and technical-selling.   Midday: Triple-digit losses develop in hog and feeder

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles Near Low as Acreage Report Looms

DTN Cotton Close: Settles Near Low as Acreage Report Looms

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Strong correlation noted between cotton planted area and the ratios of expected cotton prices to corn and soybeans, adjusted for soil moisture on the Texas High Plains at planting time. Planting neared completion in the Texas valley. Upland loans outstanding

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DTN Grain Close: Rain Sends K.C. Wheat to New 2017 Low

DTN Grain Close: Rain Sends K.C. Wheat to New 2017 Low

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Mar 27, 2017

May K.C. wheat fell 6 3/4 cents to its lowest close in 2017, pressured by rain in this week’s forecast across the Southern U.S. Plains. Corn prices were mixed and soybeans modestly lower while the U.S. dollar index slid to

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Alfalfa: A Planned Marketing Strategy is Key  – DTN

Alfalfa: A Planned Marketing Strategy is Key – DTN

👤By Daniel Davidson, DTN Contributing Agronomist 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Selling alfalfa isn’t as easy as I thought. In a depressed commodity market, it is hard to convey quality. I started working toward producing high-yield alfalfa over the last few years. I’m on the hunt for 10 tons per acre

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DTN Livestock Midday: Sharp Losses Develop in Hog Complex

DTN Livestock Midday: Sharp Losses Develop in Hog Complex

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Triple-digit losses develop in hog and feeder cattle complex early Monday morning. This continued pressure continues to focus on the longer-term focus of increased supply growth in hog numbers. GENERAL COMMENTS: Livestock futures remain under pressure Monday, although cattle futures

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Bit Lower As Dollar, Stocks Skid

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Bit Lower As Dollar, Stocks Skid

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Trend-following funds reduced net longs a second week, adding shorts and liquidating longs. Cash online sales declined to 6,466 bales on The Seam. Cotlook introduced the 2017-18 Forward A Index. Cotton futures ticked a bit lower in relatively quiet early

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