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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-14 361'2 -1'2 364'0 360'4
Dec-14 369'2 -1'4 372'0 368'6
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Aug-14 1201'4 0'4 1204'4 1199'0
Nov-14 1077'0 0'4 1081'6 1075'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-14 531'2 0'4 532'0 530'0
Dec-14 554'2 -0'2 555'4 553'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-14 624'4 1'0 625'0 623'0
Dec-14 636'6 0'2 637'4 636'4
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-14 622'4 1'4 624'6 621'4
Dec-14 630'4 0'6 631'4 630'4
LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-14 156.050s 0.100 156.600 154.800
Oct-14 158.000s 0.125 159.000 156.400
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-14 217.250s 1.225 217.275 217.250
Sep-14 218.400s 1.625 219.350 215.700
MILK CLASS III[10] Jul-14 21.52s 0.00 --- ---
Sep-14 20.98s 0.30 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-14 68.70 -0.07 68.88 68.70
Dec-14 67.85 -0.23 68.22 67.65
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 11:23 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Unexpected Buying Lifts Soybeans 7/23 1:49PM
November soybeans closed higher Wednesday with help from an unexpected boost of commercial buying and firm export prices in Brazil. Corn prices were pulled higher and September Chicago wheat also ended higher with commercial buyers taking advantage of cheap wheat prices.
Weather
Rain From Prairies to Midwest Thursday 7/23 2:50PM
Thursday will feature a swath of rain showers in the Prairies south through the northeastern Plains and western Midwest. We'll also see light rain in the Southeast.
Crops
The New Dicamba Change Up Spray Habits 7/16 5:16PM
At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto representatives stressed the importance that good spraying stewardship must play in a future full of different herbicide-tolerant crops.
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Why Are Soybeans Struggling?
Crop Tech Corner Plant Defense Mechanism Discovered; Scientists Prepare for Future of Charcoal Rot
Passionate About Pollination Look Beneath the Husks
Livestock
Rates Too Low Too Long Bankers Say Interest Rates Need to Rise 7/21 1:28PM
Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds at country banks and riskier investments as savers seek higher returns, bankers and realtors contend.
Comfort Food Weaning Gains With the Right Ration
Plan to Cull The 60-Day Culling Limit
Ask The Vet Answers for Anaplasmosis
Land Management
A Hunger for High-Tech Brothers Use Technology to Reduce Their Water Needs, Boost Production 6/16 11:19AM
The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices to reduce their water needs and boost production.
Land Conversion May Be Overstated Scientists Point to 'Faulty' Data in EWG Study
Under The Covers Get the Most Out of Cover Crop Seeds
Farmland: Trophy or Investment? Timing of Purchase, Price Determine How Farmland Stacks Up As Investment
Farm Business
"Easy Money Times Over" Cautious Tone for Ag Outlook 7/16 10:33AM
Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forecast, so economists and lenders are bracing for a more muted farm economy over the next 10 years or more.
Rates Too Low Too Long Bankers Say Interest Rates Need to Rise
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Senior Partners - 3 What Farm Widows Wished They Knew
Equipment
Center Pivots Take a Beating Storms Wreak Havoc on Nebraska Irrigation Systems 7/8 11:31AM
Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska alone, which is keeping center pivot manufacturers on their toes as they scramble to get the systems operating again.
Tamping Down Dust Temporary Storage Not Counted
Ask The Mechanic One Filter Ring Too Many
Purdue Examines Machinery Investments Purdue University Article Examines Machinery Investment, Costs
Ag Policy
Clearing the Air EPA Chief McCarthy Implores Ag for Help 7/10 4:37PM
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency wants to clarify the proposed Clean Water Act rule.
Ag Sees Clean Water Act Gap Connectivity Raised as Primary Concern
McCarthy: Dispelling 'Myths' EPA Administrator Reaches Out on Waters of the U.S. Rule
Senators Meet with McCarthy Stances Appear Unchanged as Senior GOP Senators Complain About Water Rule
Farm Life
No More Outlaw Vets Narrow Interpretation of Controlled Substances Act Changing 7/21 4:00PM
Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that they might be arrested for carrying controlled substances out of their clinics to treat sick or dying animals. The Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act has passed Congress and only needs President Barack Obama's signature to become law.
"Easy Money Times Over" Cautious Tone for Ag Outlook
Ag Sees Clean Water Act Gap Connectivity Raised as Primary Concern
View From the Cab Soybeans Blooming in Iowa, Florida; Corn Harvest Set to Begin in Florida
Featured Column
Todd's Take Stay Sharp 7/22 6:12AM
Grain surpluses are growing, but there still may be opportunities ahead for the attentive.
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Ask the Vet Answers for Anaplasmosis 7/21 1:47PM
My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.