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3/5 06:07PM
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Corn, HRS Basis Stronger; Soybean Basis Steady
3/5 05:28PM
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3/5 05:18PM
Little Evidence of Antibiotics in Milk
FDA Study Finds Little Evidence of Antibiotics in Milk
3/5 04:39PM
The Many Faces of Success
Virginia Farmer Turns $300-a-Month Subsistence Farm Into $2-Million-a-Year Organic Business
3/5 04:19PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Lean Hog Futures Fumble Efforts of Follow-Through Buying
3/5 04:12PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Dry Whey Price Lowest Since 2012
3/5 03:22PM
When Grain Heats Up
Time to Monitor Stored Grain Temps
3/5 03:19PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Lower; Corn Market Higher
3/5 02:44PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Reverses to Extend Losing Streak
3/5 01:47PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Wheat Falls To New Low
3/5 01:12PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
3/5 12:59PM
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
Blogs
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Great Lakes Nearly 88% Covered in Ice

Technically Speaking

Cotton: Long-term Bullish Signals

Fundamentally Speaking

Wheat Export Sales and Shipment History

Ag Policy Blog

Ag Groups Ask GOP Candidates to Check Out Green Power

Minding Ag's Business

Bring Down the Shout in Family Conflict

Ag Weather Forum

Strong Atlantic High Caused Colder Feb. in W. Canada

Ethanol Blog

Spot Ethanol Prices Steady in Thin Early Trade Thursday

Production Blog

Planting is a Precise Art

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Western

South America Calling

Blockades, Weak Real Dictate Brazil Soy Market

An Urban's Rural View

Statistics We Love To Argue About

Machinery Chatter

Cut Hay Waste With Bale Feeders

Editors' Notebook

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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 381'0 -1'6 382'4 381'0
Dec-15 412'0 -2'0 413'0 411'6
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-15 980'0 0'6 980'6 979'0
Nov-15 965'6 -0'2 968'0 964'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 481'2s -12'2 492'6 481'0
Dec-15 514'4 -0'4 516'0 514'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 514'0s -9'4 523'4 521'4
Dec-15 --- --- --- ---
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 547'0s -10'2 552'0 548'0
Dec-15 580'6 0'0 581'0 580'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Apr-15 153.275s -0.775 154.725 153.050
Jun-15 146.025s -0.300 146.300 145.400
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Mar-15 206.575s -0.650 206.525 206.525
Apr-15 205.375s 1.000 205.325 204.600
MILK CLASS III[10] Mar-15 15.45s -0.01 --- ---
May-15 15.51s -0.09 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 --- --- --- ---
May-15 63.17 -0.06 63.18 63.03
Thu, Mar 5, 2015 11:56 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Wheat Falls To New Low 3/5 1:47PM
May Chicago wheat posted a new contract low Thursday, pressured by another week of disappointing exports and rising U.S. dollar. Soybeans were lower for a fourth consecutive day as Brazil's harvest advances and corn ended a little higher, helped by bullish export news.
Weather
Dry for All Areas Friday 3/5 12:15PM
Temperatures moderating Friday and precipitation will be nonexistent.
Crops
The Art of Planting - 6 Pressure to Achieve Downpressure 3/2 8:03AM
The need for consistent seeding depth focuses attention on new control systems.
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Too Much Salt Can Ruin the Recipe
The Art of Planting - 8 Best Buy
When Grain Heats Up Time to Monitor Stored Grain Temps
Livestock
Fescue and Bull Fertility Fescue May Lower Conception Rates Two Ways 3/2 1:49PM
The common toxin found in some fescue varieties not only can lower conception rates in cows but may negatively affect sperm motility in bulls.
The Building of a Bull Hand-Fed, Home-Raised Bulls Meet the Mark
The Market's Fine Print Lowering the Gangplank
Ask the Vet First-Calf Heifer Keeps Coming Into Heat
Land Management
Two Sisters, One Bold Move Conservation Ethic Thrives on Century-Old Montana Ranch That Almost Never Was 2/2 1:26PM
If not for two unrelated sisters and a salt barrel, Robert Bold's family story would read a lot differently.
Down but Not Out Farmland Market Stabilizing
Sustainable Partners New Initiative Allows Farmers to Test, Compare Soil-Health Improvements
Neb. Court Slows Keystone TransCanada to Stay Eminent Domain
Farm Business
IRS Resets Clock on ACA Penalties "No Double Dipping" Still in Force 2/20 11:05AM
A retroactive IRS notice buys time for small employers to discontinue health reimbursement plans made illegal under the Affordable Care Act.
Down But Not Out Farmland Market Stabilizing
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Permanent Section 179 Fix House Passes Bill to Make $500,000 Equipment Write-Off Permanent
Equipment
Harvest Helper New Stripper/Baler Saves Time 2/25 3:55PM
New cotton stripper/baler can save time and labor costs.
Brace It With Wire Brace Assembly Is Key to Strong Fenceline
You Wish You Owned This
Another Headwind for Drones
Ag Policy
E-Verify Could Apply to Farms House Judiciary Approves Employer Mandate Ag Leaders Oppose 3/3 4:54PM
The House Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would require every employer in the country to use the E-Verify system to check whether a potential employee is in the United States legally. The Agriculture Workforce Coalition opposes the bill.
Base Acres Deadline Extended Ag Secretary Says USDA Will Monitor ARC-PLC Sign Up Through March 31
USDA Mum on ARC-PLC Extension Ag Secretary Monitors Farm Program Sign-Up Daily
Corn Growers Defend RFS Members of Congress Seek Repeal While EPA Dithers on Volume Requirements
Farm Life
The World Wants Our Hay Skyrocketing Demand in China, Middle East Means More US Hay Heading Overseas 2/25 3:34PM
Once considered a mostly local commodity because of bulky physical characteristics that make handling and transportation difficult, an increasing amount of U.S. hay has been moving to overseas markets during the past five years.
Mine the Data Analyzing Aggregate Crop-Production Info Helps Iowa Farmers Make Management Decisions
Will We Swallow GE Potatoes Farmers Need a Voice in GE Discussions
Flip a Coin on ARC, PLC Farm Program's Dueling Computers
Featured Column
Kub's Den Battle? Brawl? Skirmish? Tiff? 3/4 8:58AM
After taking a look at historic price ratios, DTN Contributing Analyst Elaine Kub doesn't expect any single, new-crop market to make a significantly bigger move than the other during March.
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Expert Advice
Ask the Vet First-Calf Heifer Keeps Coming Into Heat 3/2 2:16PM
Why does my first-calf heifer keep coming into heat?