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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 347'2 -0'6 349'0 342'0
Dec-15 394'0 0'2 395'6 388'6
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Nov-14 942'6 -9'0 950'6 936'0
Nov-15 959'6 -7'6 966'4 953'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 514'2 -1'6 515'6 507'2
Dec-15 562'4 -1'6 562'6 557'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 601'6 0'0 602'4 594'4
Dec-15 611'6 -2'4 612'0 611'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 567'4 -3'0 570'4 562'2
Dec-15 614'2s -10'4 627'0 614'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 167.400 2.350 167.700 165.100
Dec-14 168.050 3.000 168.050 166.000
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Oct-14 237.950 -0.500 241.000 237.950
Nov-14 237.025 2.875 237.150 236.600
MILK CLASS III[10] Oct-14 23.96s -0.17 --- ---
Dec-14 19.42s -0.06 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Dec-14 62.41 -0.59 63.40 62.31
Mar-15 61.82 0.09 62.12 61.53
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 1:02 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Reporter's Notebook
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Markets
DTN Midday Grain Comments All Grains Lower at Midday 10/20 11:09AM
Trade is lower across the board at midday.
Weather
U.S., Canada Mostly Dry Monday 10/20 5:49AM
Some showers in the Ohio Valley Monday are the only precipitation expected today, which will mean harvest progress.
Crops
Dealing with Diplodia Ear Rots Could Complicate Harvest 10/17 3:23PM
After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urging growers to scout and be prepared to manage ear rots like Diplodia during harvest and in storage.
Going Non-GE Tight Margins Force Some Farmers to Reconsider Biotech Seed
Bagging a Big Crop Some Turn to Grain Bags In Face of Record Crops
Crop Tech Corner Armyworms Deploy Chemical Weapons; Plant-Based Fuels Get a Boost
Livestock
Mountain Top Prices Preconditioning Sales Bring a Bonus to Cattlemen 10/20 10:51AM
North Carolina's mountain cattle producers have always been an independent bunch. But a new alliance is proving to them that producers who sell together make more money.
Made In America Live Exports of U.S. Cattle a Growing Trend
Ebola Hits West Africa Hard Virus Not Only Causes Panic, But Guts Food Production in Liberia, Sierra Leone
Ask The Vet Prevention Better Than a 50/50 Diagnosis
Land Management
Soil Health Values Explained Despite Obvious Conservation Benefits, Farmers Need Economic Incentives 9/29 2:22PM
Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas stressed his belief in the value of soil health at a hearing Thursday with supporters of improving the soil through no-till farming and cover crops.
Farm Investors Welcome Stock Markets Open Door to Land Pools
What's a Soybean Worth? Industry Considering Composition-Based Pricing System
Bagging a Big Crop Some Turn to Grain Bags In Face of Record Crops
Farm Business
Farm Bill Contingency Plans Closer Call on ARC-PLC Tradeoffs 10/16 6:42AM
Unexpectedly low harvest prices narrow the gap between farm program options for 2014 and beyond.
Insure Your Revenue Guarantee Play Crop Insurance Defense
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Insurance in Shambles High Risk and "Crazy High" Premiums for Texas
Equipment
Chrysler: What's New for 2015 High Centered, Red Faced and Bug Bitten 9/22 11:00AM
Here's something you don't want to do at a media event for seasoned automotive journalists from all over the world: high center a dually pickup truck during a test drive ... on an off-road trail where you are not supposed to take that kind of vehicle.
Polaris Combat Vehicle Polaris Defense Builds New Combat Vehicle
Vintage Harvest Equipment
One of THOSE Days
Ag Policy
Global Ag Production Slipping Gap Continues in Meeting Future Food Demands Around World 10/15 1:32PM
A consortium made up of some of the world's largest agribusinesses and conservation groups released its fifth-annual Global Agricultural Productivity report on Wednesday at the World Food Prize Symposium. The report sounds alarms over trends in production globally compared to population trends through 2050.
Low Prices Will Hit Charities Farmer Sees Donations Affected by Commodity Prices
ARC-PLC Details Clearing Up USDA Readies Commodity Programs as Decision Tools Released
Ebola Hits West Africa Hard Virus Not Only Causes Panic, But Guts Food Production in Liberia, Sierra Leone
Farm Life
Ebola Hits West Africa Hard Virus Not Only Causes Panic, But Guts Food Production in Liberia, Sierra Leone 10/20 8:30AM
While the United States finds itself coming to grips with a handful of Ebola cases, agricultural ministers in West Africa say the virus is ripping through their countries not only through infection, but also further exacerbating hunger and wrecking any plans to revitalize the region's farm production.
Low-Cost, Low-Debt Farming Two Young Producers Get Started With Little Cash, Little Equipment, No Land
Technology of a Winning Game Plan Latest Technology Allows Brothers to Make Management Decisions on the Fly
View From the Cab Rain Delays Harvest in Western Iowa, Florida Panhandle
Featured Column
Gulke: October Significance 10/20 8:16AM
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Ask the Vet Prevention Better Than a 50/50 Diagnosis 10/20 11:05AM
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