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DTN's Grain Quick Takes
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DTN Midday Dairy Comments
Cash Prices Continue to Improve
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DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Corn, Soybeans Close Lower Tuesday
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U.S. Soybean Sales & Shipment Pace

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FSA Head Making the Rounds on Farm Program Enrollment

Minding Ag's Business

Downside to Paying Family Miserly Wages

Ag Weather Forum

Dryness Concern Grows in Southern Plains

Ethanol Blog

Spot Ethanol Prices Decline as EIA Reports Stock Increase

Production Blog

New Year, New Weeds

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Don't be a Victim of Rural Crime

South America Calling

Brazil Soy Harvest 3% Done, Dryness a Concern

An Urban's Rural View

What Is To Be Done About Ag Research?

Machinery Chatter

New Yamaha's Side-By-Side Hits Off-Road Market

Editors' Notebook

Reader Notes on Top Ag Stories of Last Year

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 373'2s -8'0 381'4 373'0
Dec-15 404'2s -7'0 411'6 404'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-15 970'2s -3'4 977'6 966'2
Nov-15 958'2s -4'4 966'0 956'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 505'2s -13'6 520'4 503'0
Dec-15 537'2s -11'6 549'4 535'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 535'6s -14'4 550'6 534'4
Dec-15 573'6s -13'0 586'6 573'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 555'0s -11'4 566'4 554'0
Dec-15 590'4s -10'0 600'0 590'2
LIVE CATTLE[10] Feb-15 153.950s 1.125 154.350 152.600
Apr-15 151.500s 0.500 151.900 150.600
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 212.450s 1.675 --- ---
Mar-15 204.350s 0.525 205.000 204.325
MILK CLASS III[10] Jan-15 16.11s -0.01 --- ---
Mar-15 14.71s -0.06 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 59.44s 0.66 59.48 58.11
May-15 60.23s 0.69 60.27 58.90
Wed, Jan 28, 2015 2:19 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Market Weather Outlook
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Closing Market Comment
Length:  00:04:02
Filmed:  01/27/2015
Reporter's Notebook
Length:  00:04:33
Filmed:  01/23/2015
Ag Summit Special Report - Ken Eriksen
Length:  00:03:39
Filmed:  12/09/2014
Ag Summit Special Report - Doug Stark
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Filmed:  12/09/2014
Ag Summit Special Report - Derek Boudreau
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Filmed:  12/08/2014
Ag Summit Special Report - Yelto Zimmer
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Filmed:  12/08/2014
Ag Summit Special Report - Tregg Cronin
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Sag Again Wednesday 41 minutes ago
Corn and soybeans finished lower Tuesday with DTN forecasting moderate to heavy rain across Brazil in the next five days. Wheat prices tried to trade higher on a day that the U.S. dollar was lower, but lacked the buying power needed to stay up on the day.
Weather
Rain North, East Thur., Dry Elsewhere 33 minutes ago
Light mixed precip Thursday in the Great Lakes area and elsewhere in the eastern Midwest. Elsewhere dry conditions prevail.
Crops
Back to Beans Prepping Continuous Corn Fields for Soybeans 35 minutes ago
Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special attention to inoculants, soil fertility needs and residue management.
The Cost of Insect Control Scrutinize Pest Management Inputs in 2015
Doubling Up on Beans Soybean-on-Soybean Acres Create Risk, Extra Management
U.S. Pest Invasion Old World Bollworm Breaches U.S. Territory
Livestock
The Attraction of Youth Young Bulls Become a Safe Bet 1/26 10:49AM
Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poor pick.
Certified at 99% Carcass Merits Meet the Functional Cow
Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Groups Asked to Support Plan to Put Checkoff Increase to a Vote
Ask The Vet Hernia Repair May be the Answer
Land Management
Clean Water Goes a Long Way 1/5 12:51PM
Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sediment and debris.
Clean Water, Healthy Pastures
Give Your Pond New Life Fisheries Specialist Offers Tips to Good Pond Management
Finance Outlook Finances Grim After Failure to Economize
Farm Business
SCO Sticker Shock Growers Disappointed by "Shallow Loss" Debut 1/27 6:57AM
Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard sell in high-risk regions it was supposed to help.
Finance Outlook Finances Grim After Failure to Economize
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Farmland Outlook Land Values Head to a Soft Landing
Equipment
Kubota Steps Up 1/26 8:49AM
A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
Compaction Connection Low-Pressure Tires Are Path to Higher Yields
You Wish You Owned This
Compact Shop Works Big Every Square Foot of Oklahoma Farmer's Shop Packed With Valuable Ideas
Ag Policy
Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Groups Asked to Support Plan to Put Checkoff Increase to a Vote 1/21 4:20PM
Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were sent a proposal last week in the latest effort to reach industry agreement on ways to increase beef checkoff revenues.
Meat Industry Groups Back TPA USDA Touts Meat Industry Effort to Close a Pacific Trade Deal
Farm Bill: More Corn in PLC? A Government Projection Shows Fewer Corn Acres in ARC-County Program
Ag Policy Outlook Regulatory Battles Remain the Same, But Trade Agenda Could Advance
Farm Life
Ag and Environment Outlook Ag Industry Keeps Eye on EPA Policies, ESA Reform, Pesticide Lawsuit 1/26 8:34AM
Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the proposed Clean Water Act rule, but there are other issues that will attract attention, including Endangered Species Act reform, recently proposed National Ambient Air Quality standards, and a lawsuit that could make it more difficult for farmers across the country to use the chemicals they need.
Surgery on Plastics Soy Oil at Center of Cutting-Edge Research
Ag Policy Outlook Regulatory Battles Remain the Same, But Trade Agenda Could Advance
Humane Livestock Handling on the Farm Temple Grandin: More Gains Needed in Treatment of Livestock
Featured Column
Todd's Take Early Planting Choices 1/27 6:15AM
How certain are expectations for another year of record soybean plantings in 2015?
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Expert Advice
Ask the Vet Hernia Repair May be the Answer 1/26 11:06AM
How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?