Monday, September 1, 2014 12:23PM CDT
By John HarringtonDTN Livestock Analyst
Late summer always makes me think of my county fair education, hard-won but invaluable lessons first secured many years ago that have thankfully never faded.
Monday, September 1, 2014 12:18PM CDT
China's cotton reserves have reached 11.6 million metric tons, much higher than the country's annual consumption. To deal with the problem, the government has changed its purchasing policy.
Corn is lower at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are higher; wheat is higher.
Look for live and feeder cattle contracts to begin with mixed prices as traders cautiously position before the surfacing of late week cash business. Lean hog futures should open moderately higher, supported in part by ideas that the cash market is likely to firm after Labor Day.