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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 354'4 -1'4 358'0 354'0
Dec-15 367'4 -1'4 371'4 367'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-15 880'6 -4'0 888'4 880'0
Nov-15 871'6 -2'2 880'2 871'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 475'2 -8'6 485'6 475'0
Dec-15 480'2 -6'0 490'0 479'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 450'6 -7'6 458'4 450'4
Dec-15 475'4 -6'6 485'0 475'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 488'0 -4'0 491'2 488'0
Dec-15 506'0 -5'2 513'0 505'2
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-15 140.525 -0.800 141.700 140.400
Dec-15 142.750 -0.875 143.925 142.625
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-15 199.475 -0.800 201.025 199.325
Oct-15 194.550 -0.775 196.450 194.450
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Sep-15 16.30 -0.03 16.39 16.29
Oct-15 16.72 -0.03 16.83 16.66
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 --- --- --- ---
Dec-15 62.15 -0.55 62.80 62.11
Wed, Sep 2, 2015 9:47 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments Soybeans Higher, Quiet Overnight 9/2 8:10AM
December corn is down 1/2 cent, November soybeans are up 3 cents, and December Chicago wheat is down 1 1/4 cents.
Weather
Scattered Showers in Midwest Wed. 9/2 5:47AM
Scattered thundershowers again Wednesday from the upper Texas coast to southern Louisiana and from north Florida to south Georgia. Scattered light to locally moderate showers may occur in the north-central to the northeast Midwest Wednesday and Wednesday night. Most of the balance of the key U.S. and Canada crop areas continue dry or with only isolated showers Wednesday.
Crops
Stay on Top of SDS Scout for Disease Now and Plan Ahead 8/14 11:22AM
The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields across the Midwest. Now is the time to scout and evaluate variety performance and plan ahead for next year.
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Premature Aging
Crop Tech Corner Laying the Groundwork for Remote Weed Scouting
Weed Whackers Walking Beans Makes a Comeback
Livestock
Cattle Market The Hoof Beats of Expansion 8/31 12:11PM
There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell opportunity.
Profit Niche Steak With the Horns
The Market's Fine Print Chinese Fire Drill
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Land Management
Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Farmland Gloom and Doom May Be Overrated 8/24 11:34AM
Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opinion surveys of farm real estate trends show. But bankers, farmers and real estate appraisers may be overreacting in areas where crops look great.
Something in the Water
Cash Rent Reset - 1 Something's Gotta Give
The Great Water War Politics of California Drought Having Major Impact on State's Ag Industry
Farm Business
Cash Rent Reset - 2 Landowners Won't Bend Much 8/28 8:45AM
Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time this year, but they also are requiring renters to share crop insurance yields, soil tests and other data operators collect on their rental farms.
Cash Rent Reset - 1 Something's Gotta Give
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Cash Rent Reset - 3 Be an Open Book
Equipment
Precision Ag Potential Pending Farmer Fears, Technology Frustrations Hold Back Adoption 8/10 11:42AM
Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first more farmers have to get on board, according to a new report from Iowa AgState.
Get Grain Carts Ready for Harvest
Soil Sampling Gets Up to Speed Automation Comes Late to an Old Tool
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Ag Policy
Canadian Dairy Conundrum Supply Management System Faces Pressure in Pacific Trade Talks 8/6 2:27PM
Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the sticking points to finalizing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Canada's dairy industry is pushing back against arguments it needs to open up to imported dairy products.
Activists Targeting Biotech Groups Use Open-Record Requests Against Academics
Window of Opportunity Closing U.S. Risks Losing Competitive Advantage in Infrastructure
Hope for Highway Funding Advocates See Long-Term Bill in 2015
Farm Life
Senior Partners - 5 What Dad Learned in the '80s 8/31 10:47AM
This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer another serious setback. Here's what veterans of the 1980s debt crisis want their children to remember, so their kids don't have to learn the hard way.
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Can I Afford Income Tax If I Sell a Spare Combine?
Net Farm Income Falling Fast USDA Projects 2015 Farm Income Will be Less Than Half 2013 Figures
Got Cheese? Plain Milk Didn't Pay the Bills, So Dairy Turns to More Solid Product
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Kub's Den Backtesting the Commentariat 9/2 7:11AM
Elaine Kub is putting herself, and her predictions, on the firing range to see how well her analyses, and those of fellow prognosticators, stand up to what actually happened.
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Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias Can Be Fixed 8/31 12:20PM
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