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Gray Monday

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 361'4 -1'6 365'2 359'6
Dec-15 372'4 -2'4 377'0 370'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-15 888'0 -5'2 894'2 880'6
Nov-15 878'2 -7'2 885'2 871'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 474'4 -2'4 477'2 470'6
Dec-15 480'0 -3'6 484'6 476'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 456'4 -1'2 458'0 454'0
Dec-15 480'6 -2'6 484'0 478'2
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 487'2 -3'2 490'0 485'4
Dec-15 508'0 -3'4 511'4 505'4
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-15 146.500 -0.025 147.325 146.075
Oct-15 143.600 -0.375 144.550 143.175
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-15 203.325 0.925 204.725 201.550
Oct-15 199.425 0.500 200.950 197.850
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Aug-15 16.32 0.01 16.32 16.32
Sep-15 16.09 -0.08 16.17 16.08
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 64.10 0.35 64.10 64.10
Dec-15 62.67 -0.33 63.15 62.40
Mon, Aug 31, 2015 10:21 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments Plentiful Supplies Keeping Grain Prices Down 8/31 8:07AM
December corn is down 2 1/4 cents, November soybeans are down 9 1/4 cents, and December Chicago wheat is down 4 cents.
Weather
Mostly Dry Monday 8/31 5:53AM
Light rain is in store for portions of the far Northern Plains, lower Ohio Valley and the southeast coast Monday. The rest of the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairies crop regions will be dry.
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
Ample Stocks Ahead Hay and Feed Price Outlook 8/24 10:53AM
Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and moderating prices.
Rethink Grazing Take Grazing Outside the Box
China's Shrinking Hog Herd Rabobank: Smaller Production Could Mean More Pork Imports
Ask the Vet Skin Infections Should be Isolated
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
Cover Crops in Demand Late-Summer Surge Possible
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
A New Field of Dreams Nitrogen Management Tools Debut
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.
Judge: 'Ag-Gag' Law Unconstitutional Federal Judge Rules Idaho Law Against Secret Recording Violates First Amendment
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
Klinefelter: By the Numbers Comments on Our Current Economic Situation 8/24 11:18AM
Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. Implementing more sophisticated management practices may help you avoid the worst financial stress.
Training for Sustainability Hmong Producers Implement Conservation Efforts
Neonics in Water Study Finds Chemicals Prevalent in Streams, Rivers Across U.S.
China's Shrinking Hog Herd Rabobank: Smaller Production Could Mean More Pork Imports
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Gulke: End of Month Review 8/31 8:54AM
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Ask the Vet Skin Infections Should be Isolated 8/24 11:16AM
What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?