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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 411'0s 2'6 414'0 407'0
Dec-15 434'6s 2'6 437'2 431'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jan-15 1035'0s 8'0 1040'0 1024'0
Nov-15 1019'6s 10'2 1025'0 1008'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 655'2s 6'6 677'0 645'6
Dec-15 670'0s 6'4 681'2 658'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 683'6s 2'2 705'6 677'4
Dec-15 705'6s 3'0 719'0 699'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 661'0s 1'2 680'2 655'0
Dec-15 685'6s 5'2 696'4 675'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Dec-14 158.700s 2.275 158.625 157.150
Feb-15 158.525s 2.700 158.825 155.150
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 217.075s 0.475 217.250 213.000
Mar-15 213.775s 1.525 213.975 210.000
MILK CLASS III[10] Dec-14 17.77s -0.03 --- ---
Feb-15 15.56s 0.28 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 60.82s 0.17 60.99 60.18
May-15 61.39s 0.23 61.45 60.62
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 5:48 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Ag Summit Special Report - Ken Eriksen
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Soybeans Higher on Meal Demand, Exports 12/18 2:00PM
Soybeans closed higher with more support coming from the commercial demand for meal after USDA issued another week of bullish export data for soybeans. Corn and wheat also closed higher with ongoing support from this week's approval of Syngenta's MIR 162 trait and Russia's slower export pace.
Weather
Rain Friday from Texas to Delta 12/18 11:39AM
The area along the Gulf Coast from Texas to the Delta and a little bit inland will get rain Friday, with the heaviest coverage closest to the coast. Mostly dry elsewhere.
Crops
Xtend Moves Forward Dicamba-Tolerant Traits Near Full Deregulation 12/12 4:51PM
USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsanto's dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybean trait. Now the company awaits EPA registration of the trait's corresponding herbicides.
Root of the Problem Online Strategies Help Fight Rootworm
Plowing Under Profits Trim Tillage to Save on Fuel Costs
Crop Tech Corner Insect Predator Feasts Safely on Bt; Weed-Fighting Bacteria Comes to Market
Livestock
Land Market Correction Time? 12/15 2:21PM
What could the next year hold for land values?
Culling Payback Cutting Out Second Chances
Kub's Den Putting A Price On Congestion
Ask The Vet Udder Heritability
Land Management
Dow's Gutsy Decision 12/1 10:29AM

Dow's Gutsy Decision 12/01 10:28 Limited Launch Gives Important First Look

Conservation Threats
Stretching a State's Waters
Ag Runoff Targeted
Farm Business
Year-End Tax Panic New IRS Rules May Trip Up 2014 Plans 12/5 1:02PM
Do-it-yourselfers beware: Last-minute tax rules could complicate your 2014 returns. Small employers without group health insurance plans may be shocked.
Brazil's Transport Handicap High-Speed Export Routes Still Under Construction
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Scrutinizing Crop Insurance With Direct Payments Gone, Insurance Drawing Unwanted Attention
Equipment
No Agreement on Tax Extenders 12/1 10:24AM

No Agreement on Tax Extenders 12/01 10:22 Senator Says Tax Breaks Important for Economy, but White House Differs

A Machine Shed's Second Life
Used Equipment Prices to Fall
Russian Economic Sanctions Deere Exec: International Sanctions Forcing Russia to Modernize Ag
Ag Policy
Congress Reaches Funding Deal One Provision Would Block USDA From Creating New Beef Checkoff 12/10 9:12AM
The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal year 2015, a congressional aide said, down from $20.8 billion in 2014. One provision would prevent USDA from creating a new beef checkoff.
EPA Still Plans Final WOTUS Chief McCarthy 'Not Unhappy' With Congressional Policy Riders
Senate Passes Tax Extenders Bill Goes to President as Congress Closes Shop for the Year
Elections Won't Soften TPP Issues Japan Unlikely to Alter Trade Stance
Farm Life
Need To Bee Accurate Seed Treatments Under Scrutiny as Contributors to Bee Decline 12/15 9:26AM
A news story had the wires buzzing Tuesday afternoon after a report that EPA was set to restrict the use of neonicotinoids, but it turned out to be incorrect.
Kub's Den Putting A Price On Congestion
Revenue for Ag Infrastructure
2015 Class Announced DTN/The Progressive Farmer Honors America's Best Young Farmers and Ranchers
Featured Column
The Market's Fine Print The Grinch Who Stole the Cattle Market? 12/17 5:09PM
Understanding the Grinch's hostile motivation toward Christmas is as difficult as explaining why this year's great bull market in cattle has suddenly imploded in December
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Ask the Vet Udder Heritability 12/15 2:29PM
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