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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 377'4 -5'2 382'4 376'4
Dec-15 408'4 -5'4 413'0 408'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-15 971'6 -7'4 980'6 971'0
Nov-15 958'2 -7'6 968'0 957'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 484'6 3'4 489'0 482'2
Dec-15 511'0 -4'0 516'0 509'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 514'2 0'2 515'6 514'2
Dec-15 555'4 2'0 557'4 552'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 538'0 -9'0 547'6 538'0
Dec-15 578'4 -2'2 583'2 578'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Apr-15 153.300 0.025 154.100 152.800
Jun-15 145.950 -0.075 146.600 145.500
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Mar-15 206.975 0.400 206.975 206.975
Apr-15 205.825 0.450 207.000 205.825
MILK CLASS III[10] Mar-15 15.45s -0.01 --- ---
May-15 15.51s -0.09 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 --- --- --- ---
May-15 62.51 -0.72 63.29 62.51
Fri, Mar 6, 2015 11:32 AM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Midday Grain Comments Grain Trade Mixed at Midday 5 minutes ago
Trade is mostly lower at midday other than some strength in winter wheat.
Weather
Canada, U.S. Mostly Dry Friday 3/6 5:48AM
Conditions will still be cold in the eastern Midwest today but will be warming elsewhere. Dry conditions will dominate crop areas.
Crops
The Art of Planting - 6 Pressure to Achieve Downpressure 3/2 8:03AM
The need for consistent seeding depth focuses attention on new control systems.
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Too Much Salt Can Ruin the Recipe
The Art of Planting - 8 Best Buy
When Grain Heats Up Time to Monitor Stored Grain Temps
Livestock
Fescue and Bull Fertility Fescue May Lower Conception Rates Two Ways 3/2 1:49PM
The common toxin found in some fescue varieties not only can lower conception rates in cows but may negatively affect sperm motility in bulls.
The Building of a Bull Hand-Fed, Home-Raised Bulls Meet the Mark
The Market's Fine Print Lowering the Gangplank
Ask the Vet First-Calf Heifer Keeps Coming Into Heat
Land Management
Two Sisters, One Bold Move Conservation Ethic Thrives on Century-Old Montana Ranch That Almost Never Was 2/2 1:26PM
If not for two unrelated sisters and a salt barrel, Robert Bold's family story would read a lot differently.
Down but Not Out Farmland Market Stabilizing
Sustainable Partners New Initiative Allows Farmers to Test, Compare Soil-Health Improvements
Neb. Court Slows Keystone TransCanada to Stay Eminent Domain
Farm Business
IRS Resets Clock on ACA Penalties "No Double Dipping" Still in Force 2/20 11:05AM
A retroactive IRS notice buys time for small employers to discontinue health reimbursement plans made illegal under the Affordable Care Act.
Down But Not Out Farmland Market Stabilizing
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Permanent Section 179 Fix House Passes Bill to Make $500,000 Equipment Write-Off Permanent
Equipment
Harvest Helper New Stripper/Baler Saves Time 2/25 3:55PM
New cotton stripper/baler can save time and labor costs.
Brace It With Wire Brace Assembly Is Key to Strong Fenceline
You Wish You Owned This
Another Headwind for Drones
Ag Policy
E-Verify Could Apply to Farms House Judiciary Approves Employer Mandate Ag Leaders Oppose 3/3 4:54PM
The House Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would require every employer in the country to use the E-Verify system to check whether a potential employee is in the United States legally. The Agriculture Workforce Coalition opposes the bill.
Base Acres Deadline Extended Ag Secretary Says USDA Will Monitor ARC-PLC Sign Up Through March 31
USDA Mum on ARC-PLC Extension Ag Secretary Monitors Farm Program Sign-Up Daily
Corn Growers Defend RFS Members of Congress Seek Repeal While EPA Dithers on Volume Requirements
Farm Life
The World Wants Our Hay Skyrocketing Demand in China, Middle East Means More US Hay Heading Overseas 2/25 3:34PM
Once considered a mostly local commodity because of bulky physical characteristics that make handling and transportation difficult, an increasing amount of U.S. hay has been moving to overseas markets during the past five years.
Mine the Data Analyzing Aggregate Crop-Production Info Helps Iowa Farmers Make Management Decisions
Will We Swallow GE Potatoes Farmers Need a Voice in GE Discussions
Flip a Coin on ARC, PLC Farm Program's Dueling Computers
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Newsom on the Market The Little Voice 3/6 6:08AM
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Ask the Vet First-Calf Heifer Keeps Coming Into Heat 3/2 2:16PM
Why does my first-calf heifer keep coming into heat?