Commentary

U.S. livestock review: Hog futures fall on rising supplies, follow-through selling

Lean hog futures fell across the complex on rising supplies and follow-through selling from Monday's losses. FULL STORY »

U.S. grain and soy review: Declining yield potential lift soy futures

U.S. soybean futures rose Tuesday, fueled by the ongoing threat of declining production potential. FULL STORY »

CBOT corn outlook: Seen higher on declining output forecasts

U.S. corn futures are expected to start at their highest level in more than two months Monday as declining output expectations fuel buying. FULL STORY »

U.S. livestock review: Hog futures fall on demand concerns

Lean hog futures also fell on demand concerns even as producers are expected to turn out a steadily climbing number of slaughter-ready hogs in coming weeks. FULL STORY »

Pork production and hog slaughter fall 4%

According to the USDA's August 26 release of the Livestock Slaughter report, commercial meat production for the United States is down 4 percent from the 3.96 billion pounds produced in July 2010. Pork production totaled 1.64 billion pounds, down 4 percent from the previous year. FULL STORY »

CBOT corn outlook: Firm on new exports; traders await fed speech

U.S. corn futures are expected to open steady to slightly higher on new export sales reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, although the market's direction could be dictated by how financial markets react to an upcoming speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. FULL STORY »

CBOT soy outlook: Lower on weak demand, but crop worries limit losses

U.S. soybean futures are expected to open slightly lower Friday on lackluster demand and a lack of fresh news, with the market taking direction from outside markets. FULL STORY »

Hog Outlook: Live hog prices set record high

USDA says that the average live price for 51-52% lean hogs in July was a record $71.65/cwt, up $13.40 (23%) compared to July 2010. Ron Plain, agricultural economist with the University of Missouri reports. FULL STORY »

U.S. livestock review: Hogs mixed after cash markets softer Thursday

Lean hog futures were mixed Friday after cash prices fell sharply Thursday and markets traded higher on Bernanke's comments. FULL STORY »

Hog slaughter totals set yearly low

The number of hogs slaughtered in the U.S. decreased by 781,500 to 8,158,500 this month, which set a new low for the year but is 189,000 above the 27-month low. This is the lowest slaughter total reported in the past 14 months. FULL STORY »

CBOT corn outlook: Lower on profit-taking, stagnant demand

U.S. corn futures are expected to open lower Thursday on profit-taking and lackluster demand at current high price levels. FULL STORY »

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