DTN Cotton Close: Ends Quietly Lower

🕔Mar 23, 2018May cotton closed down 0.32 Friday, easing back a third day as outside concerns of trade issues with China moved to a higher level Friday, but did not include cotton […]

DTN Grain Close: Soybean Meal Survives Tariff News, Climbs Higher

🕔Mar 23, 2018While May soybeans scratched its way back to a 1 1/2 cent loss Friday after China proposed their own list of U.S. goods that would be charged tariffs, May soybean […]

DTN Livestock Midday: Building Pressure Continues

🕔Mar 23, 2018Sharp losses have quickly developed through all livestock markets. This is leaving increased pressure in nearby contracts and may add even more weakness to the complex early next week. GENERAL […]

DTN Cotton Open: Moves Lower with Other Markets

🕔Mar 23, 2018Markets in general, including cotton, were lower Friday morning on the ripple effects of an escalating trade war between the United States and China. Old-crop May was down 0.53 while […]

Farm Business: Using Noncash Incentives for Employees – DTN

🕔Mar 23, 2018Performance and seniority awards don’t always have to come in the form of cash. You might consider noncash incentive plans to reward your best employees. The Limoneira Co., based in […]

DTN Livestock Open: Chinese Pork Tariffs Further Pressure Lean Hogs

🕔Mar 23, 2018Expect lean hog futures to open significantly lower Friday, pressured by retaliatory tariffs assessed on U.S. pork by China. Cattle contracts should open moderately higher, supported by more short-covering and […]

DTN Grain Open: Markets Lower as Trade War Looms

🕔Mar 23, 20186:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn was 5 cents lower, May soybeans were 13 cents lower, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 4 cents lower. CME Globex Recap: Markets […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Finally Catch Corrective Bounce

🕔Mar 22, 2018Live and feeder contracts closed with significant gains thanks to aggressive short-covering and the technical correction of oversold charts. Conversely, lean hog futures closed sharply lower, pressured by building threats […]

DTN Cotton Close: Eases Back a 2nd Day

🕔Mar 22, 2018May cotton closed down 0.44 cent Thursday, pulling back a second day as outside concerns of a falling stock market and trade issues with China countered bullish concerns of adverse […]

DTN Grain Open: K.C. Wheat, Soybean Meal Earn Modest Gains

🕔Mar 22, 2018On a day when the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down over 400 points, the grain sector showed little concern, posting mostly small gains on light trading volume. July K.C. […]

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