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10/31 04:33PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Slip in End-of-Week Positioning
10/31 03:58PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Income Over Feed Costs Reaches Record $17.06
10/31 03:49PM
Ethanol Blog
10/31 03:47PM
Court Denies COOL Appeal
Some Groups Tell Congress to Get Engaged; Others Tell Lawmakers to Stay Out
10/31 03:44PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Short-Covering Pushes Live Hog Futures at Week's Close
10/31 03:18PM
South America Calling
Brazil's Mato Grosso Soy Planting Advances 20 Percentage Points
10/31 02:43PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Finishes Bit Mixed After Late Rally
10/31 02:41PM
Harvest Revenue Insurance Prices
Daily Average of December Corn, November Soybeans
10/31 02:24PM
Costs Slow to Realign
Spooky Forecasts for Grain Income
10/31 02:08PM
Rain, Snow Saturday in Eastern Midwest
10/31 01:47PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Soybean Complex Ends Week Higher
10/31 01:19PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Blogs
Market Matters Blog

Daily Price Limits to Shrink Over Weekend

Technically Speaking

Weekly Analysis: Livestock Markets

Fundamentally Speaking

First Winter Wheat Crop Rating vs. May Yield Est.

Ag Policy Blog

Biotech Label Battles Continue at Ballot Box

Minding Ag's Business

Up in the Air on Farm Programs

Ag Weather Forum

Winter Weather on Hold with El Nino Type Pattern

Ethanol Blog

Biodiesel Market Awaits RVO after Midterm Elections

Production Blog

Let's Tend Those Traits

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Trick or Trick?

South America Calling

Brazil's Mato Grosso Soy Planting Advances 20 Percentage Points

An Urban's Rural View

Soda Tax? We're Already Drinking Less

Machinery Chatter

Kubota Moves Into Row Crop Arena

Editors' Notebook

An Ag Revival at the FFA Convention

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 376'6s 2'6 378'0 368'0
Dec-15 418'4s 2'0 419'2 410'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Nov-14 1046'4s 22'2 1052'2 1012'2
Nov-15 1027'2s 15'2 1030'0 1001'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 532'4s -3'4 539'0 523'0
Dec-15 583'0s -4'4 590'0 575'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 593'6s -8'2 603'4 587'0
Dec-15 620'4s -5'2 621'0 615'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 574'2s -3'4 578'2 567'0
Dec-15 624'4s -5'4 626'6 619'6
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 169.500s -1.000 171.800 167.000
Dec-14 166.050s -1.275 167.750 165.500
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Nov-14 234.150s -0.075 234.150 234.150
Jan-15 228.475s 0.000 230.700 228.000
MILK CLASS III[10] Oct-14 23.79s 0.00 --- ---
Dec-14 18.99s -0.29 19.00 19.00
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Dec-14 64.45s -0.05 64.82 63.26
Mar-15 62.92s -0.10 63.15 61.88
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 6:09 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Soybean Complex Ends Week Higher 10/31 1:47PM
January soybeans, December soybean meal and December bean oil all closed higher Friday with commercial buyers showing good demand. Corn closed modestly higher and wheat finished lower, pressured by higher trading in the U.S. dollar after the Bank of Japan announced plans for increased monetary stimulus.
Weather
Rain, Snow Saturday in Eastern Midwest 10/31 2:08PM
Most crop areas to have dry conditions favorable for planting this weekend, but the eastern Midwest will see rain and snow.
Crops
Crop Tech Corner Orange Corn Combats Blindness; More Bt Beans on the Way 10/31 1:14PM
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabilities, another Bt-soybean trait is deregulated in the U.S., and a government researcher is taking a closer look at frozen oats.
Enlist Duo Approved Ten Additional States to Come
To Catch a (Silent) Thief Sample for SCN Before Selecting Seed
Diversity Is Word One Single Product Use Recipe for Resistance
Livestock
Year-Round Cow Forage the Foundation of Operation's Fetal Programming Focus 10/27 10:23AM
Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and heifers.
Angus Sisterhood The Beef Business is in the Genes
USDA: Record Corn, Soy Production USDA Sees Corn Yield at 174.2 BPA, Beans at 47.1 BPA
Ask The Vet New Flea and Tick Products Available
Land Management
CWA Rule Pressure State: 'Law Creates More Confusion' 10/27 1:04PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the proposed Clean Water Act rule and wait for completion of connectivity science work.
Farm Investors Welcome Stock Markets Open Door to Land Pools
What's a Soybean Worth? Industry Considering Composition-Based Pricing System
Bagging a Big Crop Some Turn to Grain Bags In Face of Record Crops
Farm Business
Cash Will Be King Time to Get Finances in Order 10/24 1:47PM
Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their finances now to minimize tough seasons ahead.
Farm Bill Contingency Plans Closer Call on ARC-PLC Tradeoffs
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Costs Slow to Realign Spooky Forecasts for Grain Income
Equipment
Russ' Vintage Iron A Look at Farm Life Nearly 100 Years Ago 10/27 1:04PM
DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
Polaris Combat Vehicle Polaris Defense Builds New Combat Vehicle
Vintage Harvest Equipment
One of THOSE Days
Ag Policy
COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Backlog at WTO May Mean a U.S. Appeal Won't Come Until January 10/27 3:28PM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin labeling case until January because the WTO already has a backlog of appeals.
Sustainable Fertilizer Work Supply Chain Goals Connect Corporate Sustainability Goals, 4Rs
USDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion Farmers Who Have Faced Disaster With Spring Crops Could See Insurance Benefits
Vilsack on Future of Farming USDA Secretary Speaks to FFA Convention About Challenges
Farm Life
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl How Do We Deduct Losses on Futures Contracts? 10/27 1:02PM
Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free and trade a ranch for an REIT.
Ranch Hands Families Build Income From Trail Rides, Roundups, Real-Life Horsemanship
Woodbury: Farm Family Business Make-or-Break Decisions: Gift or Sell?
View From the Cab Iowa, Florida Farmers in Top of the Ninth Inning in Fall Harvest Continues in Florida
Featured Column
The Market's Fine Print The Fall Run of Dodos 10/8 5:16PM
The surprisingly modest fall run of feeder cattle and the explosive market reaction it has sparked brings to mind the plight of the extinct dodo bird.
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Ask the Vet New Flea and Tick Products Available 10/27 10:49AM
Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?