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2/12 09:01PM
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Corn, Soybean Basis Continues to Hold Steady
2/12 08:53PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Inch Higher in Mixed Outside Signals
2/12 04:28PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Cattle Futures Close Troubled Week With Further Declines
2/12 04:09PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Fluid Milk Sales Decline
2/12 03:21PM
South America Calling
Brazil's Soy Harvest Progresses Amid Favorable Weather
2/12 03:07PM
Iowa Water Quality Project Benefits
Regional USDA Conservation Partnership Program Takes National Aim
2/12 03:06PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Settles Mixed as March Inverts
2/12 02:56PM
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Firm Gains Develop in Soybean Markets
2/12 02:42PM
Abengoa Sued in Kansas
Company Owes More Than $10 Million for Grain Delivered to Ethanol Plants
2/12 02:18PM
Cold for Weekend Midwest to Northeast
2/12 01:48PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Grains Ease Lower in Quiet Trading
2/12 01:26PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Blogs
Market Matters Blog

CME Shortens Livestock Trading Hours

Technically Speaking

Negatory on Those Interest Rates Good Buddy

Fundamentally Speaking

Crude Oil-Corn Price Ratio

Ag Policy Blog

Budget Numbers Don't Bode Well for Avoiding Program Cuts

Minding Ag's Business

Federal Reserve Sees More Farm Credit Stress

Ag Weather Forum

Lower Chance For La Nina

Ethanol Blog

NYH Ethanol Spot Prices Flat, Argo Up on Short-covering

Production Blog

New Bean Provider

Harrington's Sort & Cull

When More Means Less

South America Calling

Brazil's Soy Harvest Progresses Amid Favorable Weather

An Urban's Rural View

What Walking Around Tokyo Reveals About Japanese Agriculture

Machinery Chatter

All Eyes on Louisville

Editors' Notebook

USDA: Show Will Go On

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-16 358'6s -1'4 362'0 358'2
Dec-16 381'6s -1'0 384'6 381'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-16 872'6s -0'6 875'4 868'4
Nov-16 886'0s -1'6 889'6 882'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-16 457'4s -0'6 462'0 455'0
Dec-16 491'0s -2'0 496'2 490'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-16 444'2s 0'2 449'0 442'4
Dec-16 499'0s 0'0 503'2 498'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-16 485'0s -1'2 490'0 484'2
Dec-16 520'6s -5'0 528'4 521'2
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Feb-16 129.950s -0.175 131.600 129.375
Apr-16 129.125s -0.400 130.875 128.600
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Mar-16 150.025s -0.225 152.350 149.400
Apr-16 149.500s -0.350 151.700 148.750
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Feb-16 13.87s -0.01 13.90 13.87
Mar-16 14.06s 0.05 14.11 14.02
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-16 58.90s 0.48 59.16 58.15
May-16 58.64s -0.07 58.96 58.39
Sun, Feb 14, 2016 2:07 AM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Ease Lower in Quiet Trading 2/12 1:48PM
All three grains closed a little lower on Friday after a day of quiet trading and little price movement. The U.S. dollar index was up .47, but outside markets were less frightening to investors at the end of the week with both stocks and crude oil trading higher.
Weather
Cold for Weekend Midwest to Northeast 2/12 2:18PM
Strong wind chill expected Saturday in the Midwest, then shifting to the Northeast by Sunday. That same area will also see snow for the weekend.
Crops
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Soil Health Test Results 1/7 9:02AM
How healthy are your soils? What do tests to measure soil health tell us?
Crop Tech Corner A High-Tech Fix for Fusarium
Chemistry Shifts LibertyLink Acres, Glufosinate Use on the Rise
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Continuous Soybean Questions
Livestock
Genetic Powerhouse Pick the Right Bull for the Job 2/8 1:03PM
Making sire selections based off of one or two traits can have unforeseen, negative consequences.
Purebred Passion A Heart For The Hereford
Obama Calls for $10 Oil Tax Plan Would Pay for Greener Transportation, But Unlikely to Draw Congressional Support
Ask the Vet Prevention Better Than a 50/50 Diagnosis
Land Management
Obama Vetoes WOTUS Bill President Refuses to Block Rule, Argues WOTUS is Needed for Cleaner Water 1/25 8:02AM
Agricultural groups have been at the forefront of efforts to block EPA and the Corps from implementing the waters of the U.S. rule, commonly called WOTUS. The rule is already under a federal court injunction blocking it from being implemented until the federal courts determine whether it is legal.
Minimize Farmland's Exit Taxes Fix Land Trapped in a C Corporation
WOTUS Course Changes Charted Congressional Action on Waters of US Rule Faces Uphill Battle in 2016
Biotech Regs Proposed APHIS Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Biotechnology Regulations
Farm Business
Zillow for Agriculture Farm Real Estate Dives Into Digital Age 2/10 12:27PM
Newly launched online services estimate what farms are worth for sale, based on soil productivity and statistical models. While robo-appraisals are limited to key Corn Belt states now, expect expansions.
Investors Still Fans of Farmland Pros Hunt for Land Deals Amid Ag's Reset
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
No Recession Repeat U.S. Economic Expansion Not Over Yet, Economists Say
Equipment
Titan Re-Launches Nissan Re-Launches Full-Sized Truck Line 1/11 9:40AM
Nissan has re-launched its full-sized truck line.
Machinery Outlook Used Machinery Dilemma Drifts into 2016
Taxlink by Andy Biebl Tap Small Asset Expensing Opportunity
Taxlink by Andy Biebl Tap Small Asset Expensing Opportunity
Ag Policy
ARC Yield Lawsuits Possible Attorneys Raise Issues Over How FSA Calculated County Yields 2/9 6:32AM
Complaints have festered since last fall when the Farm Service Agency released the final 2014 payment rates. Payments weren't as high as projected in some counties around the country, especially in areas with high yields for particular crops. Now attorneys are holding meetings with farmers to see about possible legal action.
Vilsack Sells USDA Budget In Final Budget Pitch, White House Again Seeks Crop Insurance Cuts
Drinking Water Shift EPA's Proposed Budget Calls for Shift in Funds From Clean Water to Drinking Water
Obama Calls for $10 Oil Tax Plan Would Pay for Greener Transportation, But Unlikely to Draw Congressional Support
Farm Life
Woodbury: Farm Family Business Ties that Bind 2/8 12:21PM
Shared values strengthen the bond between heirs and assure a longer-lasting business.
Obama Calls for $10 Oil Tax Plan Would Pay for Greener Transportation, But Unlikely to Draw Congressional Support
No Recession Repeat U.S. Economic Expansion Not Over Yet, Economists Say
ARC Yield Lawsuits Possible Attorneys Raise Issues Over How FSA Calculated County Yields
Featured Column
Newsom on the Market What'll You Have? 2/12 6:04AM
At this time of year, market outlooks are as numerous as the selection of bourbons at a Louisville bar.
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Ask the Vet Prevention Better Than a 50/50 Diagnosis 2/8 1:23PM
Why are we having so many cows abort?