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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 370'2 -4'6 377'6 369'0
Dec-15 380'4 -5'0 388'0 379'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Aug-15 974'2 -0'4 978'4 971'6
Nov-15 943'0 -1'6 947'6 940'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 506'0 -4'6 512'4 505'0
Dec-15 515'4 -4'6 521'4 514'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 502'0 -2'6 505'6 500'4
Dec-15 522'0 -2'4 525'0 520'4
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 537'0 -3'2 540'0 535'6
Dec-15 553'2 -4'2 556'4 553'0
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-15 145.050 0.000 145.275 144.925
Oct-15 146.750 -0.050 146.925 146.750
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 211.475 0.225 211.850 211.400
Sep-15 208.925 0.450 209.175 208.800
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Jul-15 --- --- --- ---
Aug-15 16.32 0.28 16.32 16.12
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 64.12 -0.26 64.19 64.08
Dec-15 64.44 -0.16 64.63 64.22
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 8:31 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 On Pleasant July Day 22 minutes ago
December corn is down 5 cents, November soybeans are down 1 3/4 cents, and September Chicago wheat is down 4 3/4 cents.
Weather
Most US, Canada Crop Areas Dry Thursday 7/29 5:53AM
Areas of the Southern Plains, eastern Midwest, Southeast U.S. and eastern Canadian Prairie will see some light rain today. Dry elsewhere.
Crops
Enlist Cotton Approved Dow Waits on EPA Approval of Herbicide 7/23 3:24PM
USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means all Enlist crops have been approved domestically. Now the company is only awaiting EPA approval to use its Enlist Duo herbicide in cotton.
Pest Roundup Aphids, Beetles and Worms, Oh My
Cover Crops in Demand Late-Summer Surge Possible
Get a Handle on SDS Disease Could Strike Fields Again
Livestock
Market Moves Preconditioning In An Up Market 7/27 12:48PM
Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. Calves break down fences, they need high-quality feed, and, even with all the extra work, they can still get sick and die from the stress. So why are so many producers still committed to preconditioning?
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Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias in Calves
Land Management
PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought Drought Affecting Crops, Livestock in Pacific Northwest 7/20 8:55AM
In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affected by a historic drought.
Conservation Compliance High USDA Reports High Percentage of Producers Filed Paperwork on Time
Cover Crops in Demand Late-Summer Surge Possible
Covering Up Consider Cover Crops for Prevented Planting Acres
Farm Business
Batten Down the Hatches Prep for Years of Narrow Margins, Ag Economist Advises 7/17 12:12PM
Purdue economists forecast multiple years of negative or narrow margins for corn and soybean producers. Farmers heavily reliant on cash rent risk failing credit standards, Purdue simulations show.
Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern Grain Losses Mitigated But Not Erased
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
KC Fed Chief: Raise Interest Rates Drumbeat Increases for Higher Interest Rates
Equipment
Ask The Mechanic "Regen Cycle" Routine 7/6 1:42PM
Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by without using all of the emission-standards diesel truck and tractors have and other interesting questions.
Preventing Hearing Loss in Ag Hearing Loss in Agriculture Can Be Prevented
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Ag Policy
RFS Deadline Nears Move to Expand Biodiesel Questioned 7/27 2:35PM
With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at midnight, oil, ethanol and agriculture industry groups make their cases.
Two COOL Bills Introduced in Senate One Bill Would Repeal COOL, Other Would Establish Voluntary Labeling
No Senate Biotech Bill Until Fall Several Ag Groups Praise House Passage of Biotech Labeling Bill
RFS Step-Up Requested Senators Say Biodiesel Sold Short
Farm Life
Woodbury: Farm Family Business Three Benefits of Family Business Communication 7/27 11:39AM
Agendas don't always lead to immediate decisions, but can still cement your family unity.
Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern Grain Losses Mitigated But Not Erased
A Tough Country
Senate Panel OKs Tax-Extenders Bill Section 179 Would Receive Two-Year Extension
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Todd's Take Tough Neighborhood for Grains 7/28 6:23AM
Bearish commodity markets in 2015 are weighing on grain prices.
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