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Decisions, Decisions: End of March Deadline Looms for ARC or PLC Choice

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] May-15 390'0 -1'2 393'4 389'6
Dec-15 413'6 -1'0 417'0 413'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] May-15 970'4 -4'0 976'2 970'4
Nov-15 951'6 -3'4 957'0 951'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] May-15 500'0 0'6 502'6 499'0
Dec-15 528'6 0'0 531'4 528'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] May-15 543'2 0'2 545'0 542'4
Dec-15 576'4 1'4 576'4 575'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] May-15 565'0 1'6 565'6 563'2
Dec-15 588'0 0'6 589'0 588'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Apr-15 161.675s -0.050 162.100 161.000
Jun-15 152.000s -0.375 152.750 151.600
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Mar-15 217.450s -0.250 --- ---
Apr-15 217.225s -0.025 217.300 216.875
MILK CLASS III[10] Mar-15 15.53s -0.02 --- ---
May-15 15.30s -0.21 15.35 15.35
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] May-15 63.07 -0.01 63.16 62.80
Jul-15 63.42 -0.08 63.50 63.21
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 6:57 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Early Word Grains Grains Mostly Lower Early Friday 3/27 5:57AM
May corn was fractionally lower, May soybeans were 3 cents lower, and May Chicago wheat was 1 cent higher.
Weather
Rain in Southeast Fri.; Snow NW Plains 3/27 5:47AM
Most crop areas will be dry Friday. Northwestern Plains to see snow. The southeast will see rain.
Crops
The Trouble With Talc Take a Close Look at Seed Lubricants This Spring 3/17 12:22PM
Planting can be dusty work, but a little housekeeping is in order to protect pollinators this spring. The continued use of insecticidal seed treatments may depend on it.
Making Money With Manure - 1 Manure Happens: How to Use it to Your Advantage
Making Money With Manure - 2 States Tackle Manure Management Issues
Making Money With Manure - 3 Composting, Additives Help Manage Manure
Livestock
Fescue Workaround Stocker Gains on Kentucky 31 With These Management Tricks 3/23 10:36AM
Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on calves in three to four months, all on Kentucky 31.
Special Breeds What's An Akaushi?
MOU Struck on Beef Checkoff Seven Industry Groups Support Fee Increase; NFU, U.S. Cattlemen, R-CALF USA Oppose It
Ask the Vet Think Generations Ahead When Picking a Bull
Land Management
Sample With Precision Farming Foot by Foot Requires Spot-On Soils Information 3/23 2:07PM
Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiration test.
Soil Health - 1 Why Soil Is in the Spotlight
Field Filters Six Ideas to Help Treat Tile Water Before It Leaves the Farm
Field Filters Six Ideas to Help Treat Tile Water Before it Leaves the Farm
Farm Business
$3 Corn Subdues Bids Midwest Renters Send an SOS 3/20 6:49AM
March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
Farm Program Countdown - 2 Where PLC Finds its Sweet Spot
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Farm Program Countdown - 1 Corn Growers Tilt Toward ARC
Equipment
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Spare Us From IRS Repair Regulations 3/23 2:04PM
Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and compliance on the Affordable Care Act.
"Crimp" Your Style Two Kansas Cover-Crop Farmers Share Their Experiences With Rollers
The Art of Planting - 8 Best Buy
Feeding Hay Cut Hay Waste With Bale Feeders
Ag Policy
USDA Defines Actively Engaged Rule Change Won't Apply to Family Farm Operations 3/24 12:21PM
Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engaged rules. Only farm businesses defined as "non-family joint ventures" or general partnerships are affected.
Non-GM Label Bill Introduced Legislation Would Create Non-Biotech Label, Certification Program
Group Questions USDA Science Petition to USDA Demands Changes in Scientific Integrity Policies, Procedures
Buffer Bill Minnesota Debates Buffers; Agriculture Opposes Proposed Mandate
Farm Life
New Paths Living the Dream 3/23 1:55PM
Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
She's Got It All Big-City Life, Working on Farm Aren't Mutually Exclusive for Washington Farm Girl
GAO Seeks Insurance Cuts Report: Reducing Premium Subsidies on Largest Farms Actually Saves Little
Ag Airs Concerns AFBF Pushes EPA to Leave Air Quality Standard Alone
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Ask the Vet Think Generations Ahead When Picking a Bull 3/23 11:13AM
Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breeding?