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2/5 06:28PM
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Corn Basis Unchanged; Soybean, Wheat Basis Weaker
2/5 05:15PM
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2/5 04:35PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Rally in End-of-Week Support
2/5 04:28PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Market Returns to Normal Demand
2/5 04:08PM
Projected Revenue Insurance Prices
2/5 03:52PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Cattle Futures Crash Late, Pressured By Profit-Taking and Outside Markets
2/5 03:05PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Mixed as March Hits Another New Low
2/5 02:45PM
Ag Policy Blog
AFBF Poll: 'Chesapeake Landowners Want Local Control'
2/5 02:19PM
Russ' Vintage Iron
The New Idea Uni-Harvest System
2/5 02:05PM
Ethanol Blog
2/5 01:49PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Grains Sag Lower on the Week
2/5 01:27PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Blogs
Market Matters Blog

Informa Sees Big South America Crops

Technically Speaking

Another Round of Bearish Signals for USDX

Fundamentally Speaking

Crude Oil-Corn Price Ratio

Ag Policy Blog

AFBF Poll: 'Chesapeake Landowners Want Local Control'

Minding Ag's Business

Fertilizer Holdout Hits Buy Button

Ag Weather Forum

More On El Nino-La Nina Transition

Ethanol Blog

Demand Bump Boosts Spot Ethanol Prices in Chicago

Production Blog

Made In China

Harrington's Sort & Cull

The Blinding Truth About Cattle Futures

South America Calling

Brazil Soy Harvest Picks Up Pace

An Urban's Rural View

Can TPP Sharpen Japan's Ag Game?

Machinery Chatter

Year of the Drone

Editors' Notebook

USDA: Show Will Go On

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-16 365'6s -2'6 369'4 365'4
Dec-16 389'2s -2'0 392'0 389'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-16 867'4s -7'0 879'0 867'2
Nov-16 883'2s -5'0 893'6 882'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-16 466'6s -6'0 474'0 465'4
Dec-16 498'2s -5'2 504'2 498'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-16 454'0s -5'6 461'2 451'4
Dec-16 507'0s -6'0 513'0 505'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-16 491'2s -3'2 496'2 490'4
Dec-16 530'0s -1'6 532'2 529'2
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Feb-16 136.050s -1.025 137.100 135.625
Apr-16 134.400s -1.250 135.575 133.875
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Mar-16 153.825s -2.700 156.775 152.900
Apr-16 153.475s -2.550 156.225 152.675
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Feb-16 13.83s -0.10 13.96 13.82
Mar-16 13.96s -0.12 14.05 13.96
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-16 59.97s -0.26 60.59 59.83
May-16 60.60s -0.10 61.13 60.41
Fri, Feb 5, 2016 8:55 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Sag Lower on the Week 2/5 1:49PM
All three grains closed lower Friday and for the week as favorable weather in South America and poor exports in wheat kept potential buyers away. March soybean oil was the one bullish exception this week, closing near a seven-week high with help from increased exports of biodiesel.
Weather
Rain, Snow for North-Central Areas Sat. 2/5 5:56AM
Mostly light snow and rain expected Saturday in the Northern Plains and northwest Midwest. Showers possible on the Gulf Coast. Dry elsewhere.
Crops
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Soil Health Test Results 1/7 9:02AM
How healthy are your soils? What do tests to measure soil health tell us?
Plan Ahead for Covers Fall Cover Crops Require Springtime Decisions
Chemistry Shifts LibertyLink Acres, Glufosinate Use on the Rise
Syngenta Sanctions Sale China Firm Offers $43 Billion
Livestock
Cattle Price Report Peak Prices Are Gone, Profitability Remains 2/1 2:13PM
Cattle prices are expected to be lower in 2016 on bigger inventory numbers.
Wendy's Shares the Love Burger Chain Shares Their "Beef Story" with Producers
Keep Cows' Pilot Lights Lit Cold Weather Increases Energy Requirements for Spring-Calving Herds
Ask the Vet Handling Facilities Cut the Stress
Land Management
Obama Vetoes WOTUS Bill President Refuses to Block Rule, Argues WOTUS is Needed for Cleaner Water 1/25 8:02AM
Agricultural groups have been at the forefront of efforts to block EPA and the Corps from implementing the waters of the U.S. rule, commonly called WOTUS. The rule is already under a federal court injunction blocking it from being implemented until the federal courts determine whether it is legal.
Minimize Farmland's Exit Taxes Fix Land Trapped in a C Corporation
WOTUS Course Changes Charted Congressional Action on Waters of US Rule Faces Uphill Battle in 2016
Conservation Adoption Varies USDA Survey Points to Need for Incentives
Farm Business
Investors Still Fans of Farmland Pros Hunt for Land Deals Amid Ag's Reset 2/5 11:59AM
New real estate investment trusts and other institutional owners view the steep drop in commodity prices as a buying opportunity for farmland.
Finance Outlook Lenders Get the Jitters
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
No Recession Repeat U.S. Economic Expansion Not Over Yet, Economists Say
Equipment
Titan Re-Launches Nissan Re-Launches Full-Sized Truck Line 1/11 9:40AM
Nissan has re-launched its full-sized truck line.
Machinery Outlook Used Machinery Dilemma Drifts into 2016
Taxlink by Andy Biebl Tap Small Asset Expensing Opportunity
Taxlink by Andy Biebl Tap Small Asset Expensing Opportunity
Ag Policy
Education on FDA Rules Lacking Livestock Producers, Veterinarians Not Clear on Coming Antibiotic Restrictions 1/20 12:19PM
The Farm Foundation is highlighting problems the group found among livestock producers and veterinarians on new FDA rules restricting the use of antibiotics in feed. The rules come into effect later this year and will limit the way farmers can use some antibiotics that are now readily available.
Cruz Won, But So Did Ethanol Industry Backers Offer Post-Game Analysis Claiming Ethanol's Strength in Vote
Banking on Ag Research President's Budget Would Double Research Funding
Obama Calls for $10 Oil Tax Plan Would Pay for Greener Transportation, But Unlikely to Draw Congressional Support
Farm Life
Woodbury: Farm Family Business Five Steps to a Better Exit 2/1 10:35AM
Ease out of a farm business with a transition plan that includes extended family and key advisers.
Looking for Two Good Views Volunteers Needed for DTN's View From the Cab
No Recession Repeat U.S. Economic Expansion Not Over Yet, Economists Say
Input Costs - 1 Farmers' Margins Affects Seed Outlook
Featured Column
Newsom on the Market Crossed Words 2/5 6:18AM
Words used to describe markets, like anything else, can be taken a number of ways, depending on one's point of view.
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Ask the Vet Handling Facilities Cut the Stress 2/1 2:24PM
What kind of chute is best?