DTN Livestock Midday: Cattle Spiraling Lower Apr 22, 2021

🕔Apr 22, 2021
A sharp spike in corn prices sent the cattle contracts spiraling lower Thursday as input costs are alarmingly high. GENERAL COMMENTS: Thanks to the rally in the corn market, cattle […]

DTN Livestock Open: Markets Seem Bearishly Optimistic Apr 22, 2021

🕔Apr 22, 2021
Cattle futures are not expected to show much upside potential prior to the Cattle on Feed report. Even if some numbers would be friendly to the market, the overriding influence […]

DTN Livestock Closing: Pressure Building in Markets Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
It was an ugly day for the livestock contracts as the entire sector closed lower, even though the market’s fundamentals are still notably strong. GENERAL COMMENTS: It was a brutal […]

USDA Expands, Renews CRP to Boost Enrollment, Address Climate Change Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA will open enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) with higher payment rates, new incentives, and a more targeted focus on the […]

Texas Field Reports: Prices Good, Drought Bad for Cotton Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Texas cotton producers could have a tough year due to drought, but good prices are likely to soften the blow, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Drought and […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Contracts Heading South Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Wednesday hasn’t been a friendly day for the livestock contracts as the entire complex trades fully lower. GENERAL COMMENTS: The higher-and-lower, choppy, volatile trade that’s developed this past week has […]

DTN Livestock Open: Traders Regain Confidence Apr 21, 2021

🕔Apr 21, 2021
Livestock futures rallied Tuesday even in the face of continued rising grain prices. Cattle may be pulled ahead more aggressively, increasing beef supply to a strong demand market. This could […]

DTN Livestock Closing: Contracts Savor the Victory Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
Even though the corn market closed higher, that didn’t seem to bother the cattle contracts as they closed higher right alongside the bullish lean hog contracts. GENERAL COMMENTS: It was […]

Ag Policy: Growing Climate Solutions Act Introduced in Senate Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) introduced a new version of the Growing Climate Solutions Act today, a bill that aims to create a […]

Livestock: Record Chinese Pork Imports, Swine Fever Limits German Exports Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
Bloomberg News reported on Monday that, “China’s pork imports jumped to an all-time high in March on supply concerns following a resurgence of African swine fever in the world’s biggest consumer and producer. “Inbound […]

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