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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 321'2 0'0 323'2 319'2
Dec-15 368'4 0'6 370'0 365'6
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Nov-14 922'4 5'6 925'4 912'4
Nov-15 946'6 4'4 949'4 937'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 486'0 7'0 489'6 477'2
Dec-15 545'0 7'4 547'6 542'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 565'4 8'0 569'6 556'2
Dec-15 595'0 5'4 597'2 586'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 539'4 7'6 543'4 531'2
Dec-15 607'4 9'4 608'2 602'6
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 162.900 0.425 163.050 162.700
Dec-14 166.200 0.300 166.600 166.000
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Oct-14 --- --- --- ---
Nov-14 --- --- --- ---
MILK CLASS III[10] Oct-14 23.98s -0.08 23.96 23.96
Dec-14 19.71s 0.06 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-14 --- --- --- ---
Dec-14 61.63 -0.53 62.56 61.54
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 9:44 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments Wheat Higher, Helped By Exports 10/2 8:12AM
December corn was down 1/2 cent, November soybeans were down 1 cent, and December Chicago wheat was up 5 1/4 cents.
Weather
Rain in Plains, Midwest Thursday 10/2 5:54AM
Light to moderate rain will cover much of the central Plains through most of the Midwest, along with the Delta, Thursday. We'll also see a mix of light rain and snow in the western Canadian Prairies. Other primary U.S. and Prairies crop regions will be dry.
Crops
Post Patent Puzzle Roundup Ready 1 Patent Expires, Leaves Questions in Its Wake 9/24 10:19AM
Monsanto has promised to maintain international registrations for their post-patent Roundup Ready 1 soybean trait through 2021, but questions about the availability of generic seed and the future of the trait remain.
Sizing Up SDS Disease Could Force Seed, Management Decisions This Fall
Grain Storage Pests Manage Mold, Insects in Stored Corn
Keep Your Cover Crops Legal Herbicide Labels and Cover Crops Don't Always Mix
Livestock
Herd Mentality Beef's New Normal 9/29 10:55AM
As cattlemen gather round the bright glow of record prices, there is a marked divide about what it will take to keep demand strong. One camp is staking the future on hamburgers, the other on premium bone-in rib eyes.
Hay Saver Reduce Feed Costs by Reducing Waste
Farm Investors Welcome Stock Markets Open Door to Land Pools
Ask The Vet Solving Mystery Deaths of Calves
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
Interpretive Rule Seen as Invalid House Pushes Agency on Maps; EPA Asked to Disclose Contract Details
Nutrient Reductions Seen Slow Mississippi River Basin Lags Behind in Reducing Nutrient Runoff
Farm Business
Farm Investors Welcome Stock Markets Open Door to Land Pools 9/22 12:27PM
Why own farms when you can own shares in a farmland pool? The advent of agriculture's first real estate investment trusts means small-scale investors can get a share of farmland's action for the first time.
Insure Your Revenue Guarantee Play Crop Insurance Defense
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations
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.
Cattle Chutes on Display at Farm Show Cattle Chutes on Display at Husker Harvest Days
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Ag Policy
GE Critics Range as Skeptics Groups Offer Scientific Panel a Range of Suggestions to Study Biotech Foods 9/18 4:41PM
An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining the science and ramifications of biotech crops by looking at the history of genetic engineering and the potential the crops and biotech foods hold for the future. Speakers offered the committee a range of views from university professors and non-governmental experts who have battled over biotech crops for decades.
GE Crop History Revisited Researchers Talk About Food Safety, Regulations, Markets and Growing Weed Resistance
ARC-PLC Details Clearing Up USDA Readies Commodity Programs as Decision Tools Released
Climate Smart Alliance for Ag Groups Announce New Partnership at UN Climate Summit
Farm Life
Klinefelter: By the Numbers 9/29 1:52PM
Pita Alexander is part King Solomon, part comedian, part farm business adviser. Consider his commandments for your farm management instruction book.
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Keep Grandpa Out of Prison
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View From the Cab Florida Farmer Picks Pumpkins, Peanuts; Western Iowa Harvest Still on Hold
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Kub's Den Another Day, Another Dollar High 10/1 6:57AM
The strength of the U.S. dollar is weighing on commodity prices.
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Ask the Vet Solving Mystery Deaths of Calves 9/29 12:12PM
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