DTN Livestock Close: Midweek Gains Stabilize

🕔Jun 19, 2019Wide market shifts developed in nearby futures with firm losses of $1 per cwt developing in live cattle futures while moderate to strong support moved into lean hog futures. GENERAL […]

U.S. Trade Rep: Farmers Hit By Japanese Agreements with Others – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told senators Tuesday it will take more time working with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the Trump administration can submit the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Hog Post Gains on Trade Hopes

🕔Jun 19, 2019Lean hog futures remain firmly higher Wednesday morning as traders place renewed hope on the expected trade talks with China next week. Cattle markets remain sluggish as pressure developed within […]

Ag Economy: Widespread Weakening Conditions – Federal Reserve

🕔Jun 19, 2019Earlier this month, the Federal Reserve Board released its May 2019 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining […]

DTN Livestock Open: Traders Reposition Holdings

🕔Jun 19, 2019Limited interest is likely early Wednesday as traders continue to reposition holdings following the moderate swings in prices over the last few days. Increased demand concerns in hog futures may […]

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Mixed After Early Support Fizzles Out

🕔Jun 18, 2019Livestock futures saw strong support early Tuesday, but trade turned mixed later in the day. Deferred futures held onto gains, but nearby lean hog and live cattle futures closed lower. […]

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4

🕔Jun 18, 2019The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Early Rice Heading, Soybeans Strung Out

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Crops were generally looking good. The soybean […]

Mississippi Field Reports: Cotton Looks Good, Some Replanting Needed

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Jimbo Burkhalter, Panola and Tallahatchie Counties “We welcomed rains over the weekend […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Flood Waters Receding, More Rain in Forecast

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Mike Andrews, Randolph County “Rain was received from spotty showers during the […]

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