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Dry for Some, Wetter for Others in Prairies

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Spot Ethanol Prices under Pressure in Chicago, New York

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Don't Eat These Daisies

Harrington's Sort & Cull

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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Jul-15 360'0s -5'0 367'6 359'6
Dec-15 377'6s -4'4 384'6 377'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jul-15 924'2s -14'2 942'4 922'6
Nov-15 907'0s -11'4 923'2 906'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Jul-15 515'2s -6'6 529'0 511'0
Dec-15 537'0s -5'4 549'6 532'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Jul-15 546'4s -11'2 564'0 545'0
Dec-15 573'4s -10'2 590'2 572'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Jul-15 568'6s -9'4 583'0 567'4
Dec-15 593'2s -9'2 606'6 592'2
LIVE CATTLE[10] Jun-15 152.125s -0.250 152.500 151.700
Aug-15 150.700s -0.200 151.000 150.250
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 219.000s 1.275 219.000 218.975
Sep-15 218.000s 1.175 218.025 216.525
MILK CLASS III[10] May-15 16.22s -0.01 --- ---
Jul-15 16.65s -0.03 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Jul-15 63.30s -0.43 64.12 63.28
Oct-15 65.22s -0.50 65.60 65.35
Fri, May 22, 2015 2:10 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Soybeans Fall To New Lows, More Rain Ahead 20 minutes ago
All three grains closed lower Friday with traders not eager to take long positions home over the three-day weekend while there is rain in the forecast and the U.S. dollar index trades higher. Even wheat closed lower Friday in spite of much-anticipated heavy rains in the Southern Plains this weekend.
Weather
Widspread Rains Saturday 47 minutes ago
During Saturday, light to moderate rain will cover all but the Northern Plains, with showers also noted in the Great Basin. This rain area will continue Saturday night, with heavy rain forming in the already-wet areas of southern Kansas, Oklahoma and northern through central Texas.
Crops
Be Pre-Pared Wet or Dry Conditions May Foil Pre-Emergence Herbicides 5/14 2:19PM
It's time to get out and check the success of your soil-applied herbicide applications. Growers are facing a range of field conditions that can affect weed control.
Bean Fungus on the Rise Stem Canker, Pod and Stem Blight Ramp Up in Midwest
EU OKs High-Oleic Traits High-Oleic Beans Near Commercialization
Crop Tech Corner Scientists Find a "Natural" GMO, New Bt Protein Proves Safe
Livestock
Poultry's Pains What Do 33 Million Dead Chickens Mean to Beef Producers? 5/18 8:58AM
As poultry losses climb, cattle producers may be surprised at the impact it has on this year's market.
Dewormer Detective Control Failures Becoming More Common for Some Dewormers
Animal Odd Couples Grazing Multiple Livestock Species
Ask the Vet Colostrum Replacers or Supplements?
Land Management
Drought Recovery Flexibility is the Only Rule 4/27 2:42PM
March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
Pasture Cohabitation Grazing Multiple Livestock Species
Mandatory or Voluntary Runoff Rules? Panel: Nutrient Runoff Reduction Strategies Differ
A Marriage That Works Cattle Grazing Encourages New Growth of Natives on CRP Land
Farm Business
Soy Frontier at Middle Age - 1 How Brazil's Pioneers Rode the Soybean Boom 5/15 4:49PM
Optimists nicknamed Brazil's frontier "Soylandia" at the turn of the millenium, describing a country that would suddenly triple its soybean production in the next 15 years and rival the U.S. as world's largest soy producer and exporter. The country's unparalleled farming boom made paper millionaires out of many of Mato Grosso's pioneers. DTN's Marcia Zarley Taylor and Alastair Stewart reexamine the boom years and what's ahead for Brazil's soybean growth as the frontier marks middle age.
Plugging Leaks in Prevented Planting More Reforms for Crop Insurance?
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
DTN Ag Business Benchmark Finances Already Wounded by Low Grain Prices
Equipment
Wolverine Heads for the Mountains Yamaha Built for Rough Trails, Steep Slopes 5/4 12:32PM
The newest side-by-side from Yamaha is built for rough trails and steep slopes.
UAVs Taking Flight in Ag Among Uses is Potential to Boost Efficiency for Crop Insurance Claims
Research Before Buying Used Equipment Look Before You Leap When Purchasing Used Farm Machinery
Grain Entrapments Up in 2014 New Tools Help Save Lives
Ag Policy
Farmers Question Co-op Merger South Dakota Producers, Co-ops Have Different Takes on Competitive Pressures 5/18 8:30AM
Farmers in South Dakota question why two strong cooperatives are aggressively moving forward with plans to merge when the local elevators offer them the best opportunity to compare prices and have multiple locations to deliver grain. Leaders at the two cooperatives say the merger is needed to reduce duplication and compete with a growing number of companies coming into the state offering grain marketing and agronomy services.
USDA Funding for Conservation Regional Conservation Partnership Program Open for 2016 Funding
Groups Want USDA Investigated Organizations Charge USDA Suppressing Scientists Over Neonic Research
Groups Seek to Sway RFS Plan Oil, Biofuel Groups Push Their Case Regarding EPA's Three-Year Proposal
Farm Life
Klinefelter: By the Numbers Tighter Credit Coming 5/18 11:05AM
Back-to-back years of low or negative returns are bound to raise flags with farm lenders.
DTN Ag Business Benchmark Finances Already Wounded by Low Grain Prices
Soy Frontier at Middle Age - 1 How Brazil's Pioneers Rode the Soybean Boom
Is Taking GMOs Off the Menu Pandering?
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Ask the Vet Colostrum Replacers or Supplements? 5/18 9:12AM
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