DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lead, Corn And Wheat Soften

🕔Dec 29, 2017CORN Corn trade is 1 to 2 cents lower in quiet trade at midday with the March continuing to hold just above $3.50. Ethanol futures are flat with cold weather […]

Livestock: Reading The Market’s Historic Fine Print – DTN

🕔Dec 29, 2017The road from Henry C. Wallace to Sonny Perdue constitutes a long journey from one extreme destination to another, especially when marking the nearly century-long route with speed-limit signs linked […]

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: 7 Of 8 Categories Up Compared To Last Month

🕔Dec 29, 2017Average retail prices for all but one fertilizer continued to move higher the third week of December 2017, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. Seven of the eight major fertilizers […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Starts With A Dip On Last 2017 Trading Day

🕔Dec 29, 2017Cotton futures ticked lower in early dealings on this last trading day of 2017 Friday after U.S. weekly export sales came in lower and for a change were about as […]

Price Prospects For 2018 – Grains, Livestock

🕔Dec 29, 2017This is a presentation summary from the 2017 Illinois Farm Economics Summit (IFES) which occurred December 18-22, 2017. A complete collection of presentations including PowerPoint Slides (PPT) and printable summaries […]

DTN Livestock Open: Maybe Last-Minute Trading At Year’s End

🕔Dec 29, 2017Even though cattle buyers probably came into the final week of the year with a smaller shopping list, they still had some basic slaughter needs to cover. Obviously, they’re running […]

DTN Grain Open: Mostly Lower, Beans Holding Early

🕔Dec 29, 2017CME Globex Recap: Friday morning, the fifth day of Christmas and the start of the final trading day of 2017, finds grains mostly lower. Soybeans were holding above unchanged as […]

DTN Cotton Close: Mixed Finish; Discounts Help Low-Micronaire Sales

🕔Dec 28, 2017Cotton futures finished mixed Thursday, with current-crop deliveries ending flat to fractionally lower after hitting new contract highs and new-crop contracts settling mostly slightly higher.   March slipped 15 points to […]

DTN Livestock Close: Live Cattle Paper Leads Meat Futures Higher

🕔Dec 28, 2017The cattle complex closed solidly higher with triple-digit gains scored in nearby live contracts. Lean hog issues settled with moderate progress tied to late-year short-covering and manageable fundamentals. GENERAL COMMENTS […]

DTN Grain Close: Soybean Complex Loses Support

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🕔Dec 28, 2017March soybeans fell 10 3/4 cents to a new three-month low Thursday, pressured by favorable wheat in South America and a new six-month low in March soybean oil. Other grains […]

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