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DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Mixed in Choppy Trade Friday
12/19 04:49PM
Harrington's Sort and Cull
Is Bobby Ewing Back in the Shower?
12/19 04:36PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
U.S. Milk Production Up 3.4%
12/19 03:58PM
A Look at 2015 Growing Season
12/19 03:54PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Cattle Futures Rebound With Triple-Digit Gains
12/19 03:23PM
Obama Downplays Keystone Benefits
12/19 03:17PM
Ethanol Blog
12/19 02:48PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Finishes Narrowly Mixed
12/19 01:49PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Wheat Pulls Back As Ruble, Oil Rally
12/19 01:33PM
Wintry Precip in N.Midwest for Weekend
12/19 01:01PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
12/19 12:57PM
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
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Informa: Beans Acres Exceed Corn Acres

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Another Thelma-and-Louise Pattern in Crude Oil

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U.S. vs. Chinese Yields of Key Ag Items

Ag Policy Blog

Vilsack Dropping Beef Checkoff Proposal

Minding Ag's Business

Courage to Buy Land in an Uncertain Market

Ag Weather Forum

A Look at 2015 Growing Season

Ethanol Blog

Ethanol Premium Erodes

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Need To Bee Accurate

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Is Bobby Ewing Back in the Shower?

South America Calling

Brazil's Cane Crop Bigger

An Urban's Rural View

Everyone Wants Cleaner Water -- Who Will Pay For It?

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Ideas Straight From the Shop

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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 410'4s -0'4 411'2 405'0
Dec-15 435'0s 0'2 435'4 429'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jan-15 1030'4s -4'4 1035'6 1022'4
Nov-15 1017'4s -2'2 1022'0 1008'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 632'2s -23'0 654'4 629'2
Dec-15 650'6s -19'2 668'0 643'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 666'0s -17'6 682'4 661'6
Dec-15 690'6s -15'0 698'4 685'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 648'2s -12'6 660'2 643'4
Dec-15 672'4s -13'2 680'6 667'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Dec-14 160.750s 2.050 160.750 159.500
Feb-15 160.100s 1.575 160.700 158.600
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 220.150s 3.075 220.000 218.900
Mar-15 217.975s 4.200 218.025 216.300
MILK CLASS III[10] Dec-14 17.73s -0.04 --- ---
Feb-15 15.75s 0.19 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 60.89s 0.07 60.96 60.31
May-15 61.35s -0.04 61.42 60.82
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 8:21 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Reporter's Notebook
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Closing Market Comment
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Filmed:  12/19/2014
Midday Hot Sheet
Length:  00:01:20
Filmed:  12/19/2014
Market Weather Outlook
Length:  00:02:42
Filmed:  12/19/2014
Ag Summit Special Report - Ken Eriksen
Length:  00:03:39
Filmed:  12/09/2014
Ag Summit Special Report - Doug Stark
Length:  00:03:19
Filmed:  12/09/2014
Ag Summit Special Report - Derek Boudreau
Length:  00:04:27
Filmed:  12/08/2014
Ag Summit Special Report - Yelto Zimmer
Length:  00:02:59
Filmed:  12/08/2014
Ag Summit Special Report - Tregg Cronin
Length:  00:02:39
Filmed:  12/07/2014
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Wheat Pulls Back As Ruble, Oil Rally 12/19 1:49PM
All three grains closed lower Friday with March Chicago wheat posting the largest loss for the day, related to an easing of concerns about Russia. Corn held on to a small gain for the week with help from news of export sales to Japan and Mexico.
Weather
Wintry Precip in N.Midwest for Weekend 12/19 1:33PM
Saturday will bring snow to the northern Midwest and to the Northwest. Southeast areas will see rain.
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
Senior Partners - 4 Hire a Quarterback for Your Estate Plan 12/19 10:44AM
At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
Year-End Tax Panic New IRS Rules May Trip Up 2014 Plans
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
Newsom on the Market "Who is This Guy?" 12/19 6:17AM
Following last year's Ag Summit outlook presentation there may have been some trepidation in the 2014 crowd. But then...
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Ask the Vet Udder Heritability 12/15 2:29PM
What can I do to improve udder quality in my herd?