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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-14 358'4 -0'4 360'6 356'4
Dec-14 366'2 1'4 367'4 362'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-14 1096'0 6'4 1098'6 1085'0
Nov-14 1031'6 7'4 1032'0 1020'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-14 551'0 0'6 553'0 548'2
Dec-14 564'2 0'6 566'0 560'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-14 623'6 -2'4 628'4 623'6
Dec-14 639'2 -3'4 642'6 637'4
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-14 619'0 4'0 620'2 616'0
Dec-14 626'0 -3'6 628'6 624'4
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 151.425s 1.325 151.500 149.850
Dec-14 153.950s 1.250 153.950 152.400
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-14 218.650s 1.500 218.650 218.250
Oct-14 216.725s 1.950 216.750 216.400
MILK CLASS III[10] Aug-14 22.24s 0.00 --- ---
Oct-14 22.87s 0.09 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-14 66.35 -1.25 66.55 66.35
Dec-14 65.53 -1.04 66.36 65.27
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 9:07 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments Grains Start the New Month Higher 9/2 8:07AM
December corn was 3/4 cent higher, November soybeans 4 3/4 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat 1/2 cent higher.
Weather
Dry Monday for Most of Canada, US Areas 9/2 5:53AM
Areas of the southern and eastern Midwest will see some rain today. Dry elsewhere.
Crops
Betting on Shorter Beans Gene Discovery Could Shrink, Stabilize Northern Soybean Varieties 8/15 10:26AM
Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produces semi-determinate soybean plants, in the hopes that their smaller stature could help farmers with lodging in high-yielding environments.
Chasing Rootworms High-Flying Beetles Prove a Mobile Pest
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Livestock
Farming on the Mother Road - 5 Oklahoma Rebounding, But Still in Drought 9/1 11:19AM
Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Route 66, dubbed "The Mother Road" by novelist John Steinbeck. In his fifth installment, Clayton examines how modern-day Oklahoma farmers still battle droughts that once drove Dust Bowl farmers to use the highway to escape to what they hoped would be a better life in California.
Stressed Stockers Turn Around Trouble on New Stockers
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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.
Rediscovering Grain Sorghum Corn Growers Look at Grain Sorghum in Regions Where Drought is Common
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Pick Contingency Plans - 3 Weigh Insurance in the Equation 8/20 12:01PM
As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal farm support programs.
Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Farm Programs Adjusted for Payment Caps and Income Eligibility
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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.
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AFBF Appeal Reversal Sought in Chesapeake Ruling 8/22 11:30AM
The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's September 2013 decision that EPA can set "pollution diets" in Chesapeake Bay.
Mapping the CWA Ag Groups, House to Show Act's Reach
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USDA Readies Dairy Program Sign-up for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Begins Tuesday
Farm Life
Woodbury: Farm Family Business Tight Margins, Tighter Family 9/2 6:50AM
When family members are stressed, they tend either to shut down or explode. Try these tips for heading off emotional side effects of thin profit margins.
Farming on the Mother Road - 6 Texas Panhandle Continues Strong Feedyard Culture
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