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First Winter Wheat Crop Rating vs. May Yield Est.

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Biotech Label Battles Continue at Ballot Box

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Winter Weather on Hold with El Nino Type Pattern

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Ethanol Inventory Continues Lower

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Let's Tend Those Traits

Harrington's Sort & Cull

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Brazil's Southern Soybean Planting Still Behind Schedule

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Kubota Moves Into Row Crop Arena

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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 369'6 -4'2 375'0 368'0
Dec-15 411'0 -5'4 416'4 410'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Nov-14 1024'4 0'2 1041'0 1012'2
Nov-15 1010'0 -2'0 1024'4 1001'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 524'0 -12'0 539'0 523'0
Dec-15 577'2 -10'2 590'0 575'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 587'2 -14'6 603'4 587'2
Dec-15 615'6 -10'0 621'0 615'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 568'0 -9'6 578'2 567'6
Dec-15 625'0 -5'0 626'6 620'4
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 --- --- 171.800 170.200
Dec-14 166.100 -1.225 167.750 166.025
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Nov-14 --- --- --- ---
Jan-15 228.350 -0.125 230.700 228.350
MILK CLASS III[10] Oct-14 23.79s -0.11 --- ---
Dec-14 19.28s -0.08 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Dec-14 63.31 -1.19 64.82 63.26
Mar-15 62.02 -1.00 63.15 61.88
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 10:46 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments Grains Lower, Spooked By A Higher Dollar 10/31 8:11AM
December corn was down 2 1/4 cents, January soybeans were down 5 cents, and December Chicago wheat was down 5 3/4 cents.
Weather
Rain, Snow around Great Lakes Friday 10/31 5:48AM
The Eastern Midwest will see rain and snow today, especially around the Great Lakes. Dry elsewhere.
Crops
Dealing with Diplodia Ear Rots Could Complicate Harvest 10/17 3:23PM
After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urging growers to scout and be prepared to manage ear rots like Diplodia during harvest and in storage.
Enlist Duo Approved Ten Additional States to Come
To Catch a (Silent) Thief Sample for SCN Before Selecting Seed
Crop Tech Corner Armyworms Deploy Chemical Weapons; Plant-Based Fuels Get a Boost
Livestock
Year-Round Cow Forage the Foundation of Operation's Fetal Programming Focus 10/27 10:23AM
Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and heifers.
Angus Sisterhood The Beef Business is in the Genes
USDA: Record Corn, Soy Production USDA Sees Corn Yield at 174.2 BPA, Beans at 47.1 BPA
Ask The Vet New Flea and Tick Products Available
Land Management
CWA Rule Pressure State: 'Law Creates More Confusion' 10/27 1:04PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the proposed Clean Water Act rule and wait for completion of connectivity science work.
Farm Investors Welcome Stock Markets Open Door to Land Pools
What's a Soybean Worth? Industry Considering Composition-Based Pricing System
Bagging a Big Crop Some Turn to Grain Bags In Face of Record Crops
Farm Business
Cash Will Be King Time to Get Finances in Order 10/24 1:47PM
Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their finances now to minimize tough seasons ahead.
Farm Bill Contingency Plans Closer Call on ARC-PLC Tradeoffs
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
USDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion Farmers Who Have Faced Disaster With Spring Crops Could See Insurance Benefits
Equipment
Russ' Vintage Iron A Look at Farm Life Nearly 100 Years Ago 10/27 1:04PM
DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
Polaris Combat Vehicle Polaris Defense Builds New Combat Vehicle
Vintage Harvest Equipment
One of THOSE Days
Ag Policy
COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Backlog at WTO May Mean a U.S. Appeal Won't Come Until January 10/27 3:28PM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin labeling case until January because the WTO already has a backlog of appeals.
Sustainable Fertilizer Work Supply Chain Goals Connect Corporate Sustainability Goals, 4Rs
USDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion Farmers Who Have Faced Disaster With Spring Crops Could See Insurance Benefits
Ebola Hits West Africa Hard Virus Not Only Causes Panic, But Guts Food Production in Liberia, Sierra Leone
Farm Life
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl How Do We Deduct Losses on Futures Contracts? 10/27 1:02PM
Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free and trade a ranch for an REIT.
Ranch Hands Families Build Income From Trail Rides, Roundups, Real-Life Horsemanship
Woodbury: Farm Family Business Make-or-Break Decisions: Gift or Sell?
View From the Cab Iowa, Florida Farmers in Top of the Ninth Inning in Fall Harvest Continues in Florida
Featured Column
Newsom on the Market A Cabin in the Woods 10/31 6:21AM
Halloween is a perfect time to channel Stephen King and imagine the start of a year-long experiment. The results could be frightening.
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Ask the Vet New Flea and Tick Products Available 10/27 10:49AM
Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?