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The Week That Was: Weather and Washington

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 336'4 -2'0 337'4 335'6
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Nov-14 981'4 -3'6 984'4 974'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 498'4 -4'0 502'2 497'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 589'4 -3'6 593'0 589'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 575'0 -3'0 576'4 573'6
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 156.275s -1.100 157.400 156.050
Dec-14 159.250s -0.450 159.700 158.500
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-14 229.475s 1.425 229.700 228.425
Oct-14 225.925s 0.325 225.950 225.925
MILK CLASS III[10] Sep-14 24.52s 0.04 --- ---
Nov-14 20.67s 0.34 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-14 70.86 0.25 70.86 70.86
Dec-14 67.48 -0.52 67.88 67.31
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 4:30 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Market Weather Outlook
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2014 Ag Summit
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Route 66 - 5
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Route 66 - 4
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Route 66 - 2
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains End Week on Bearish Note 9/12 1:49PM
December corn and wheat futures set new contract lows Friday, weighed down by Thursday's bearish estimates from USDA. November soybeans gained a few cents on the day, thanks to noncommercial buying, but are still not far away from their lows for the year.
Weather
Mostly Dry Saturday in Midwest 9/12 1:53PM
Saturday will be dry in most areas except for light rain in Texas, and Great Lakes and the Southeast. Very chilly temperatures will be in effect with some frost chances in the central and Northern Plains and portions of the northern Midwest Saturday morning.
Crops
Dodge Down Corn Scout Now for Stalk, Ear Rot in Corn 9/9 10:51AM
Conditions have been right for stalk rot and ear molds in corn in many parts of the Midwest this year, but some energetic, timely scouting can help you manage problem fields and minimize yield loss.
Trait Wars Continue Cargill Sues Syngenta
Get In the Mode Site of Action Guide Fights Resistant Weeds
Crop Tech Corner Tobacco Takes on Ebola, Researchers Breed Spider Toxin-Producing Plants
Livestock
Rethink Grazing Take Grazing Outside the Box 9/8 10:35AM
If you see a group of steers in a field of green corn, you can generally bet it is either an accident or a salvage operation for a drought-stunted crop. But not at Josh Gunn's operation. Grazing green corn is just one way he makes use of a high-quality summer annual.
Fertility Fix Forages the Foundation of Strong Conception Rates
Farming on the Mother Road - 6 Texas Panhandle Continues Strong Feedyard Culture
Ask The Vet Make Buyers Aware of Withdrawal Times
Land Management
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations 9/2 7:13AM
Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm managers contend. That's put a damper on adjusting next year's cash rents.
DTN Ag Business Benchmark Land Costs Hamper U.S. Competitiveness
Interpretive Rule Seen as Invalid Agency Asked to Conduct Rulemaking
Do a Yield Checkup Preharvest Examinations Help Select Seed for Next Year
Farm Business
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends CHS to Enter Fertilizer Fray 9/9 4:46PM
Co-op giant commits to N plant close to cheap gas and customer base.
Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Farm Programs Adjusted for Payment Caps and Income Eligibility
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations
Equipment
Farmers Pivot Back After Storms Companies Report Hundreds of Damaged Irrigation Systems Up and Running Again 8/18 12:42PM
The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up and running again, according to irrigation companies in the state.
New Holland Dealers Are a Big Deal
To Bag or Not to Bag? Grain Bags One Option for Farmers Who Need Temporary Storage Quickly
Ag Drones Under Scrutiny Farmers Not Always Hobbyists, FAA Says
Ag Policy
Beef Checkoff Questioned Ag Secretary Expresses Frustration Over Lack of Industry Agreement 9/9 7:20AM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday he might take action to offer his own changes to the beef checkoff since the beef industry has failed to reach any consensus on management changes to the program.
Mapping the CWA Ag Groups, House to Show Act's Reach
Senators Lament Rail Logjam Lawmakers Cite Economic Losses by Farmers in Considering New Legislation
USDA Readies Dairy Program Sign-up for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Begins Tuesday
Farm Life
Farm Family Business Learning Your Way to Succession 9/8 1:59PM
Crafting a vision for the future, projecting financials, managing employees, acting with humility and making timely decisions are talents that will ease a farm's transition.
Farming on the Mother Road - 6 Texas Panhandle Continues Strong Feedyard Culture
Plains Shipping in Dire Straits Officials in Dakotas Urge Surface Transportation Board to Take Action on Rail Shipping Situation
View From the Cab Late-Summer Rains Soak Western Iowa, Florida Panhandle
Featured Column
Newsom on the Market Sleight of Hand 9/12 6:21AM
One of the most compelling numbers in the September round of USDA reports is one nobody will be talking about around the water cooler.
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Ask the Vet Make Buyers Aware of Withdrawal Times 9/8 10:52AM
What can I do to prevent the spread of facial warts in my herd?