DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Start New Week with Mixed Price Action

🕔Apr 23, 2018Live and feeder contracts should open with mixed prices Monday, higher in nearby issues and lower in deferreds. Lean hog issues should also begin with uneven action, torn between firming […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Conclude Choppy Session With Significant Gains

🕔Apr 20, 2018The cattle complex settled significantly higher Friday with nearby live issues especially supported by greater packer spending. Lean hog contracts closed moderately lower, pressured by long liquidation and late-week profit-taking. […]

Midwest Planting: Is it Spring Yet? Farmers Waiting for Sunshine – DTN

🕔Apr 20, 2018Cold, snow and rain have kept farmers out of the field across the Midwest, but once the sun starts shining, watch out. “We do have a good forecast, and when […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Traders Back Away From Early Losses

🕔Apr 20, 2018Sharp early losses seen in cattle and hog futures Friday morning have moderated through midday with light but noticeable buyer support slowly moving into the complex. GENERAL COMMENTS: Moderate to […]

DTN Livestock Open: Impressive Cash Strength, Technical Buying

🕔Apr 20, 2018Look for hog futures to open significantly higher, supported by impressive cash strength and technical buying. The cattle complex seem set to open on a mixed basis, linked to both […]

DTN Livestock Close: Beef Futures Reverse to Bearish Tune

🕔Apr 19, 2018After opening higher on signs of greater packer spending in the country, live cattle futures turned over near midsession and closed with triple-digit losses. Lean hog contracts settled moderately lower […]

Texas: Ranch Cattle Sorting School, Competition, Mercedes, May 19

🕔Apr 19, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championship, or CRSNC, will present the South Texas Western Heritage Ranch Sorting School and Competition May 19 in […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Strong Losses Develop in Cattle

🕔Apr 19, 2018Despite the development of higher cash cattle trade through the southern regions of cattle country, aggressive midday losses have developed in futures markets. This push lower is causing some additional […]

DTN Livestock Open: Hogs See Follow-Through Buying and Cash Strength

🕔Apr 19, 2018Lean hog futures should open at least moderately higher Thursday, supported by residual buying and impressive evidence of accelerating cash strength. On the other hand, the cattle complex seems staged […]

DTN Livestock Close: Hog Markets Lead Complex Higher

🕔Apr 18, 2018Triple-digit gains quickly developed in hog trade Wednesday as May futures posted an impressive $1.95-per-cwt rally. This overall support continues to draw buyers to the table, which may further support […]



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