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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 408'2s 2'2 410'0 403'4
Dec-15 432'0s 1'2 434'2 427'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jan-15 1027'0s 3'4 1034'0 1015'0
Nov-15 1009'4s 7'4 1015'0 996'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 648'4s 25'2 650'6 617'0
Dec-15 663'4s 20'4 664'2 636'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 681'4s 26'6 682'6 649'6
Dec-15 702'6s 20'6 703'4 680'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 659'6s 25'4 661'6 630'0
Dec-15 680'4s 15'4 680'6 665'4
LIVE CATTLE[10] Dec-14 156.425s -2.550 156.700 156.225
Feb-15 155.825s -2.925 155.900 155.750
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 216.600s -3.000 216.600 216.600
Mar-15 212.250s -3.000 --- ---
MILK CLASS III[10] Dec-14 17.80s 0.01 --- ---
Feb-15 15.28s 0.13 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 60.65s 0.87 60.90 59.49
May-15 61.16s 0.78 61.31 60.05
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 3:46 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Wheat Soars Higher On Russian Woes 12/17 1:57PM
March Chicago wheat closed higher for the fifth consecutive day, posting its highest close in over six months with more commercial buying related to concerns about Russia's economy. Corn and soybeans also ended higher after USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said a Chinese official told him the country had approved Syngenta's MIR 162 corn trait for import.
Weather
Rain, Snow Thursday Across Crop Areas 12/17 1:57PM
Thursday will bring light rain to the Southern Plains and Delta. Light snow coming to the western and southern Midwest.
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 Limited Launch Gives Important First Look 12/1 10:28AM
Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new technology.
Conservation Threats CWA May Thwart Farmer Interest in Conservation Practices
Stretching a State's Waters Second Water Vision Draft Presented at Governor's Conference
Ag Runoff Targeted Toledo Algal Bloom Puts Target on Agriculture Nutrients
Farm Business
Year-End Tax Panic New IRS Rules May Trip Up 2014 Plans 12/5 1:02PM
Do-it-yourselfers beware: Last-minute tax rules could complicate your 2014 returns. Small employers without group health insurance plans may be shocked.
Brazil's Transport Handicap High-Speed Export Routes Still Under Construction
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Scrutinizing Crop Insurance With Direct Payments Gone, Insurance Drawing Unwanted Attention
Equipment
No Agreement on Tax Extenders Senator Says Tax Breaks Important for Economy, but White House Differs 12/1 10:22AM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House would "strongly oppose" a tax package for corporations, but not specific tax breaks for businesses. Sen. Charles Grassley called the tax-extenders package an important measure to help businesses and the economy.
A Machine Shed's Second Life Father, Son Give 1970s Shop a Spacious Redesign
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
Russian Economic Sanctions Deere Executive: International Sanctions Forcing Russia to Modernize Agriculture
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 Groups Champion Revenue for Ag Infrastructure
2015 Class Announced DTN/The Progressive Farmer Honors America's Best Young Farmers and Ranchers
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Ask the Vet Udder Heritability 12/15 2:29PM
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