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Field Day Observances

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-14 355'6s -3'2 360'6 355'0
Dec-14 363'6s -1'0 367'4 362'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-14 1097'2s 7'6 1108'0 1085'0
Nov-14 1032'0s 7'6 1038'0 1020'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-14 543'4s -6'6 553'0 538'6
Dec-14 555'0s -8'4 566'0 550'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-14 617'4s -8'6 628'4 614'0
Dec-14 632'4s -10'2 642'6 628'2
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-14 618'6s 3'6 620'2 616'0
Dec-14 622'6s -7'0 628'6 617'4
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 152.425s 1.000 153.800 151.800
Dec-14 155.525s 1.575 156.200 154.300
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-14 220.250s 1.600 --- ---
Oct-14 218.825s 2.100 218.850 218.825
MILK CLASS III[10] Aug-14 22.23s -0.01 --- ---
Oct-14 23.19s 0.32 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-14 66.34s -1.26 66.55 66.05
Dec-14 65.31s -1.26 66.36 65.05
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 4:24 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Beans Rally Despite Strong Greenback 9/2 1:44PM
The strong rally in the U.S. dollar index had most commodities on the defensive Tuesday with sharp losses seen in metals, energies, and most grains. However the bean complex, led by soybeans and bean meal, were able to rally on renewed commercial buying interest.
Weather
Rain in Southeast, Midwest Wednesday 9/2 1:33PM
During Wednesday, light to locally moderate rain will cover the Gulf Coast and Southeast, along with the central and northern Midwest. We'll also see light rain in the Prairies with some snow possible early Tuesday in the western Prairies.
Crops
Betting on Shorter Beans Gene Discovery Could Shrink, Stabilize Northern Soybean Varieties 8/15 10:26AM
Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produces semi-determinate soybean plants, in the hopes that their smaller stature could help farmers with lodging in high-yielding environments.
Chasing Rootworms High-Flying Beetles Prove a Mobile Pest
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Take On Two Ears
Sauder's New Vision Control the Plant
Livestock
Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Oklahoma Rebounding, But Still in Drought 9/1 11:19AM
Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Route 66, dubbed "The Mother Road" by novelist John Steinbeck. In his fifth installment, Clayton examines how modern-day Oklahoma farmers still battle droughts that once drove Dust Bowl farmers to use the highway to escape to what they hoped would be a better life in California.
Stressed Stockers Turn Around Trouble on New Stockers
Chelated Minerals When Differences Matter
Ask The Vet Quarantine To Ward off the Spread of Warts
Land Management
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations 9/2 7:13AM
Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm managers contend. That's put a damper on adjusting next year's cash rents.
Rediscovering Grain Sorghum Corn Growers Look at Grain Sorghum in Regions Where Drought is Common
Interpretive Rule Seen as Invalid Agency Asked to Conduct Rulemaking
Do a Yield Checkup Preharvest Examinations Help Select Seed for Next Year
Farm Business
Pick Contingency Plans - 3 Weigh Insurance in the Equation 8/20 12:01PM
As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal farm support programs.
Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Farm Programs Adjusted for Payment Caps and Income Eligibility
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations
Equipment
Farmers Pivot Back After Storms Companies Report Hundreds of Damaged Irrigation Systems Up and Running Again 8/18 12:42PM
The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up and running again, according to irrigation companies in the state.
New Holland Dealers Are a Big Deal
To Bag or Not to Bag? Grain Bags One Option for Farmers Who Need Temporary Storage Quickly
Ag Drones Under Scrutiny Farmers Not Always Hobbyists, FAA Says
Ag Policy
AFBF Appeal Reversal Sought in Chesapeake Ruling 8/22 11:30AM
The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's September 2013 decision that EPA can set "pollution diets" in Chesapeake Bay.
Mapping the CWA Ag Groups, House to Show Act's Reach
Iowa: Stressing Water Quality Ag Groups Form Alliance to Champion State Nutrient Strategy
USDA Readies Dairy Program Sign-up for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Begins Tuesday
Farm Life
Woodbury: Farm Family Business Tight Margins, Tighter Family 9/2 6:50AM
When family members are stressed, they tend either to shut down or explode. Try these tips for heading off emotional side effects of thin profit margins.
Farming on the Mother Road - 6 Texas Panhandle Continues Strong Feedyard Culture
Farming on the Mother Road - 7 New Mexico Farms Driven by Dairy Production
View From the Cab Iowa, Florida Farmers Battle Pests, Crop Diseases, Aches and Pains
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Gulke: Who's Gonna Blink First? 9/2 8:25AM
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Ask the Vet Quarantine To Ward off the Spread of Warts 9/1 11:24AM
What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?