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 higher at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are higher; wheat is higher.
Live and feeder cattle contracts should open this morning moderately higher, supported by follow-through buying and recent cash premiums. At the same time, lean hog futures seem set to begin on a firm note thanks to ideas that late summer markets have become oversold.