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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 411'2 3'0 414'0 407'0
Dec-15 434'6 2'6 437'2 431'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jan-15 1035'4 8'4 1040'0 1024'0
Nov-15 1020'4 11'0 1025'0 1008'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 653'0 4'4 677'0 645'6
Dec-15 669'6 6'2 681'2 658'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 682'2 0'6 705'6 677'4
Dec-15 705'2 2'4 719'0 699'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 659'0 -0'6 680'2 655'0
Dec-15 685'2 4'6 696'4 675'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Dec-14 158.700s 2.275 158.625 157.150
Feb-15 158.525s 2.700 158.825 155.150
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 217.075s 0.475 217.250 213.000
Mar-15 213.775s 1.525 213.975 210.000
MILK CLASS III[10] Dec-14 17.77s -0.03 --- ---
Feb-15 15.56s 0.28 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 60.79 0.14 60.99 60.18
May-15 61.38 0.22 61.45 60.62
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 1:28 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Ag Summit Special Report - Ken Eriksen
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Ag Summit Special Report - Doug Stark
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  • Xtend Moves Forward USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsan...
  • Land Market What could the next year hold for land values?
  • No Agreement on Tax Extenders White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House woul...
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Markets
DTN Midday Grain Comments Corn, Wheat Higher at Midday 12/18 11:28AM
Grain trade is flat to higher at midday after a strong start to the day.
Weather
Rain Friday from Texas to Delta 12/18 11:39AM
The area along the Gulf Coast from Texas to the Delta and a little bit inland will get rain Friday, with the heaviest coverage closest to the coast. Mostly dry elsewhere.
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
Elections Won't Soften TPP Issues Japan Unlikely to Alter Trade Stance
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
Featured Column
The Market's Fine Print The Grinch Who Stole the Cattle Market? 12/17 5:09PM
Understanding the Grinch's hostile motivation toward Christmas is as difficult as explaining why this year's great bull market in cattle has suddenly imploded in December
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Ask the Vet Udder Heritability 12/15 2:29PM
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