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10/21 10:38PM
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Corn Basis Stronger; Soybean Basis Steady
10/21 04:34PM
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Ethanol Futures Shift Higher in Light Trade
10/21 04:31PM
Ag Policy Blog
Politicos Weigh in on USDA APH Yield Exclusion
10/21 04:24PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Futures Close With Little Fanfare
10/21 04:02PM
Harvest Revenue Insurance Prices
Daily Average of December Corn, November Soybeans
10/21 03:42PM
Water in the Bank
Water-Management Strategies Reduce Input Costs, Provide Insurance in Drought Years
10/21 03:29PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Cattle Futures Close Lower
10/21 02:55PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Snaps String of Five Lower Closes
10/21 02:24PM
USDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion
Farmers Who Have Faced Disaster With Spring Crops Could See Insurance Benefits
10/21 02:16PM
Conditions Wednesday Good for Harvest
10/21 01:54PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Grains Finish Higher On Harvest Delay
10/21 01:50PM
Ethanol Blog
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Weekly Analysis: Livestock Markets

Fundamentally Speaking

Corn & Soy Harvest as of Oct. 19th

Ag Policy Blog

Politicos Weigh in on USDA APH Yield Exclusion

Minding Ag's Business

Beware Gaps in SCO

Ag Weather Forum

NOAA: Record-Warm September

Ethanol Blog

Spot Ethanol Prices Edge Higher on Signs of Demand

Production Blog

Let's Tend Those Traits

Harrington's Sort & Cull

USDA Tries Old Testament Wisdom?

South America Calling

Brazilian Wheat Imports From the US?

An Urban's Rural View

Oregon's GMO Labeling Earthquake

Machinery Chatter

Sales Tax Relief for Nebraska Farmers

Editors' Notebook

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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 355'0 -1'0 356'6 354'4
Dec-15 401'2 -0'2 402'0 400'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Nov-14 961'6 -2'4 966'4 960'6
Nov-15 972'0 -3'6 976'0 971'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 520'2 1'0 522'6 518'6
Dec-15 570'6 2'0 570'6 569'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 602'6 0'4 605'0 602'2
Dec-15 --- --- --- ---
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 570'6 1'6 572'4 569'6
Dec-15 617'2 0'6 617'2 617'2
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 166.550s -1.350 168.800 166.350
Dec-14 167.050s -0.975 169.700 166.500
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Oct-14 238.950s -1.800 --- ---
Nov-14 233.925s -2.900 233.925 233.925
MILK CLASS III[10] Oct-14 23.98s -0.01 --- ---
Dec-14 19.27s -0.05 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Dec-14 63.20 0.41 63.28 62.81
Mar-15 62.05 0.14 62.16 61.84
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 1:29 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Finish Higher On Harvest Delay 10/21 1:54PM
All three grains closed higher Tuesday with short-covering triggered after USDA reported slower-than-average harvest progress for corn and beans late Monday. December soybean meal posted its highest close in six weeks after China's GDP report turned out better-than-expected for the third quarter.
Weather
Conditions Wednesday Good for Harvest 10/21 2:16PM
Wednesday will continue favorable harvest conditions with some exceptions in northern and northwestern areas.
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
USDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion Farmers Who Have Faced Disaster With Spring Crops Could See Insurance Benefits
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
USDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion Farmers Who Have Faced Disaster With Spring Crops Could See Insurance Benefits
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
Todd's Take When Markets Lack Direction 10/21 6:17AM
Markets that lack direction tend to be choppy and difficult to explain -- a phase grains are probably headed for.
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Ask the Vet Prevention Better Than a 50/50 Diagnosis 10/20 11:05AM
What could have made my cows abort?