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DTN Morning Cotton Commentary
Cotton Ticks Modestly Higher in Quiet Dealings
5/28 08:09AM
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
Grains Find Buyers Early Thursday
5/28 07:37AM
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
5/28 06:18AM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
5/28 06:17AM
Washington Insider-- Thursday
Climate Change and Wheat
5/28 06:09AM
Todd's Take
Tenuous Acquaintances
5/28 06:05AM
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
Cattle Paper Stacked for Moderate Gains
5/28 05:56AM
DTN Early Word Grains
Yes, Grains Really Are Higher Early Thursday
5/28 05:53AM
What DTN Is Watching
5/28 05:52AM
Rain in Southern Plains Thursday
Blogs
Market Matters Blog

ATA Reports Trucking Revenues Grow in Spite of Shortage

Technically Speaking

Soybeans: "Slip Slidin' Away"

Fundamentally Speaking

Soybean Crop Conditions vs. Final Yields

Ag Policy Blog

WOTUS Me: Vilsack, Sen. Roberts Discuss New EPA Rule

Minding Ag's Business

Leadership the Army Way

Ag Weather Forum

Crop Report And Pattern Comments

Ethanol Blog

RBOB Gasoline in Post-Holiday Slide

Production Blog

Put Your Scouting Boots On

Harrington's Sort & Cull

A Budget-Minded Memorial Day

South America Calling

Brazil's Continuing Cane Malaise

An Urban's Rural View

A Cross-Country Statistical Ag Tour

Machinery Chatter

"Ownership" Kerfuffle Continues

Editors' Notebook

Readers Update Crop Progress, Conditions

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Jul-15 349'0 -0'4 352'2 348'2
Dec-15 365'6 -1'0 369'0 365'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jul-15 928'4 1'4 932'0 925'0
Nov-15 904'6 -1'6 909'0 902'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Jul-15 484'0 -3'6 494'6 483'0
Dec-15 503'4 -3'2 513'6 502'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Jul-15 506'4 -5'4 518'4 505'4
Dec-15 533'0 -5'0 543'2 531'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Jul-15 541'2 -4'4 552'2 540'2
Dec-15 565'4 -3'0 573'4 564'2
LIVE CATTLE[10] Jun-15 152.475s 0.675 152.600 151.950
Aug-15 151.425s 0.800 151.550 150.050
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 221.425s 1.825 221.475 221.475
Sep-15 220.175s 1.650 220.150 218.400
MILK CLASS III[10] May-15 16.21s 0.00 --- ---
Jul-15 16.87s 0.27 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Jul-15 63.17 0.12 63.59 63.03
Oct-15 64.90 -0.05 64.90 64.82
Thu, May 28, 2015 9:14 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments Grains Find Buyers Early Thursday 5/28 8:09AM
July corn is up 1 1/4 cents, July soybeans are up 3 1/4 cents, and July Chicago wheat is up 3 3/4 cents.
Weather
Rain in Southern Plains Thursday 5/28 5:52AM
Light showers in the Canadian Prairies, Northern Plains and the Southwest. Heavier rain in the Southern Plains.
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
Don't Pick Just One Where Fly Control Starts Early and Goes Long 5/25 10:36AM
Effective fly-control programs rely on multiple, complementary approaches.
Making Hay Keep Bermuda on the Clock
The Market's Fine Print Our Love/Hate Relationship With the WTO
Ask the Vet The Rabies Test
Land Management
Work on Global Soil Security Various Groups Want Soil Health to Become Bigger Global Topic 5/27 1:17PM
Soil security revolves around main themes that are becoming more central to American agricultural productivity. Global population continues to grow, which is driving demand for more food. At the same time, scientists lament that if the soil isn't protected, then long-term food production isn't sustainable.
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
"Ownership" Kerfuffle Continues
Ag Policy
Kansas Breaks Ground on NBAF $1.25 Billion Lab Aims to be World's Premier Animal Disease Facility 5/27 5:02PM
Dignitaries declared at a groundbreaking on Wednesday that the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility being built in Manhattan, Kansas, will provide the country its first state-of-the-art lab and containment facility to deal with emerging and foreign-animal diseases.
Work on Global Soil Security Various Groups Want Soil Health to Become Bigger Global Topic
Final WOTUS Rule Released EPA Tries to Clarify Definitions
Choppy Waters EPA Official Says Agency Listened to Ag; Many Lawmakers, Ag Groups Remain Skeptical of Rule
Farm Life
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl How Do I Depreciate the Cost of Tile? 5/27 1:13PM
CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on allocating tile depreciation when buying land, reimbursing employee health insurance and protecting estate assets for a second spouse.
Poultry's Pains What Do 33 Million Dead Chickens Mean to Beef Producers?
Soy Frontier at Middle Age - 1 How Brazil's Pioneers Rode the Soybean Boom
Extra Value Meal Soybean Industry Seeks Solutions to Address Feed-Ration Needs
Featured Column
Todd's Take Tenuous Acquaintances 5/28 6:09AM
Noncommercials and producers remain at odds in wheat.
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Ask the Vet The Rabies Test 5/25 10:44AM
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