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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Find Commercial Buying Support

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Find Commercial Buying Support

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Strong triple-digit gains have quickly moved into the cattle complex Tuesday based on short covering activity following strong market pressure over the last couple of weeks. The tone of the market remains weak, although oversold market status drew commercial traders

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Tax Reform: The Good, The Bad, and Will It Happen? – DTN

Tax Reform: The Good, The Bad, and Will It Happen? – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Donna Funk, a principal for K-Coe Isom out of Kansas, had a tough task last week at the American Coalition for Ethanol annual meeting trying to explain the status of tax reform and the impact on ethanol producers. Funk was

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Wheat Harvest: Midwest, Plains Drought Harms Yield and Quality – DTN

Wheat Harvest: Midwest, Plains Drought Harms Yield and Quality – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Aug 22, 2017

As the U.S. spring wheat harvest nears the halfway point, producers from around the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains are reporting a wide range of yields, protein levels and grain quality issues. For this week’s column, I talked to several

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DTN Cotton Close: Finishes on 11 Day High

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes on 11 Day High

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Traders eyed Tropical Disturbance Harvey tracking toward the Texas coast. More rain and cooler temperatures expected in the Texas Plains. Many growers in the Plains and Delta would like some hot, dry weather. Cotton futures settled up five to 25

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DTN Grain Close: More New Lows in Corn and Wheat

DTN Grain Close: More New Lows in Corn and Wheat

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Aug 22, 2017

One last day of rain around the central and eastern Midwest was enough to take December corn down to $3.60, near last year’s August low. Chicago and K.C. wheat posted new contract lows while December Minneapolis wheat fell to its

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DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Surge Higher on Short-Covering Gains

DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Surge Higher on Short-Covering Gains

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Aggressive triple-digit gains have quickly moved into cattle markets as feeder cattle futures have posted gains as high as $3 per cwt. This is helping to bring buyers back into the complex despite still weak market fundamentals. GENERAL COMMENTS: Strong

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DTN Cotton Open: Trades Ahead Near Session Highs

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Ahead Near Session Highs

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Aug 22, 2017

December posted a five-session high. U.S. crop conditions improved slightly, increasing for the third week in a row. Good to excellent cotton in Texas rose to 55%. Cash online sales dipped to 156 bales. Cotton futures traded on the plus

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DTN Livestock Open: Early Weakness Expected

DTN Livestock Open: Early Weakness Expected

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Firm weakness early in the week is expected to draw additional market pressure in both futures and cash markets early Tuesday. The overall tone of the market is likely to remain weak although light trade volume and lackluster market direction

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DTN Grain Open: Quiet Early Rally

DTN Grain Open: Quiet Early Rally

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 22, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: December corn was 1 cent higher, November soybeans were 4 cents higher, and December Chicago (SRW) wheat was 1 cent higher. CME Globex Recap: Markets are back normal early Tuesday morning with no celestial happening to

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DTN Livestock Close: Futures Shift Lower on Fundamental Pressure

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Shift Lower on Fundamental Pressure

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Continued weakness in cash hog values and the expectation that additional supplies in the cattle complex will keep traders on the defensive left prices mostly lower Monday. Light trade was seen late in the session, but this followed overall pressure

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