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Reader Notes on Top Ag Stories of Last Year

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 384'0s -2'6 388'2 382'2
Dec-15 414'2s -3'0 418'6 412'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-15 983'4s 10'6 984'2 967'0
Nov-15 971'6s 12'0 972'6 954'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 520'4s -9'4 534'6 519'2
Dec-15 549'2s -6'4 558'0 548'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 554'4s -9'4 567'4 553'4
Dec-15 590'4s -7'4 598'6 590'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 569'0s -7'0 580'0 568'2
Dec-15 603'0s -5'0 609'6 602'4
LIVE CATTLE[10] Feb-15 149.825s -0.525 152.750 148.500
Apr-15 148.000s -0.800 151.200 146.800
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 211.650s -2.050 213.000 210.750
Mar-15 199.975s -1.850 201.200 196.500
MILK CLASS III[10] Jan-15 16.13s 0.05 --- ---
Mar-15 14.86s 0.22 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 58.62s 1.32 58.79 57.26
May-15 59.45s 1.25 59.58 58.18
Mon, Jan 26, 2015 2:32 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Meal Demand Pushes Soybeans Higher 30 minutes ago
March soybeans closed higher, thanks to another push of commercial-led buying in soybean meal. March Chicago wheat posted its lowest close in over two months after USDA released another lackluster weekly report of wheat export inspections.
Weather
Snow Monday Eastern, Northern Midwest 1/26 5:55AM
Snow in northern and eastern areas of the Midwest. Dry elsewhere for U.S. and Canadian Prairies crop areas.
Crops
Crop Tech Corner Researchers Cook Up Heat-Loving Wheat, Plant Gene Lowers Arsenic Levels 1/16 1:53PM
Researchers have developed GE wheat that yields far better under hot conditions, a wheat gene is tapped to rescue the dying American chestnut tree, and scientists identify the gene that helps plants naturally lower their arsenic levels.
The Cost of Insect Control Scrutinize Pest Management Inputs in 2015
Doubling Up on Beans Soybean-on-Soybean Acres Create Risk, Extra Management
U.S. Pest Invasion Old World Bollworm Breaches U.S. Territory
Livestock
The Attraction of Youth Young Bulls Become a Safe Bet 1/26 10:49AM
Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poor pick.
Certified at 99% Carcass Merits Meet the Functional Cow
Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Groups Asked to Support Plan to Put Checkoff Increase to a Vote
Ask The Vet Hernia Repair May be the Answer
Land Management
Clean Water Goes a Long Way 1/5 12:51PM
Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sediment and debris.
Clean Water, Healthy Pastures
Give Your Pond New Life Fisheries Specialist Offers Tips to Good Pond Management
Finance Outlook Finances Grim After Failure to Economize
Farm Business
Fines for Fringe Benefits Beware Huge Penalties on Health Care Compensation 1/15 10:45AM
A little-noticed rule in the Affordable Care Act could impose huge penalties on small business. In most cases, if you have offered employees cash reimbursements instead of business-provided health care insurance, you must make changes retroactive to 2014 or face fines of $36,500 per employee per year.
Finance Outlook Finances Grim After Failure to Economize
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Farmland Outlook Land Values Head to a Soft Landing
Equipment
Kubota Steps Up 1/26 8:49AM
A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
Compaction Connection Low-Pressure Tires Are Path to Higher Yields
You Wish You Owned This
Compact Shop Works Big Every Square Foot of Oklahoma Farmer's Shop Packed With Valuable Ideas
Ag Policy
Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Groups Asked to Support Plan to Put Checkoff Increase to a Vote 1/21 4:20PM
Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were sent a proposal last week in the latest effort to reach industry agreement on ways to increase beef checkoff revenues.
Conservation Funds Announced Vilsack: Measures Take Time to Work
Capital Gains Proposal Senators Want Farmer Protection
Ag Policy Outlook Regulatory Battles Remain the Same, But Trade Agenda Could Advance
Farm Life
Ag and Environment Outlook Ag Industry Keeps Eye on EPA Policies, ESA Reform, Pesticide Lawsuit 1/26 8:34AM
Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the proposed Clean Water Act rule, but there are other issues that will attract attention, including Endangered Species Act reform, recently proposed National Ambient Air Quality standards, and a lawsuit that could make it more difficult for farmers across the country to use the chemicals they need.
Surgery on Plastics Soy Oil at Center of Cutting-Edge Research
Ag Policy Outlook Regulatory Battles Remain the Same, But Trade Agenda Could Advance
Humane Livestock Handling on the Farm Temple Grandin: More Gains Needed in Treatment of Livestock
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Gulke: Negative Psychology 1/26 12:11PM
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Ask the Vet Hernia Repair May be the Answer 1/26 11:06AM
How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?