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Gray Monday

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 349'4s 1'6 350'6 346'6
Dec-15 363'0s 1'4 364'6 360'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-15 877'2s -2'4 885'4 877'0
Nov-15 866'4s -3'0 875'6 865'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 457'6s 1'2 459'0 455'4
Dec-15 467'6s 2'4 469'6 463'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 448'4s 7'0 449'2 440'2
Dec-15 474'6s 7'0 476'4 465'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 486'2s 1'4 488'4 488'4
Dec-15 503'2s 3'0 507'2 499'0
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-15 140.525 -1.075 141.250 140.250
Dec-15 142.850 -1.025 143.500 142.600
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-15 201.125 -1.425 202.200 200.900
Oct-15 195.625 -1.700 196.925 195.225
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Sep-15 16.12 -0.05 16.17 16.08
Oct-15 16.39 -0.20 16.53 16.36
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 63.07s -0.05 63.00 62.50
Dec-15 62.62s -0.14 62.86 62.42
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 1:56 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Limp Into Weekend With Mixed Closes 9 minutes ago
Trading activity was especially light on Friday, ahead of the Labor Day weekend, as all three grains showed losses for the week. Corn and wheat ended modestly higher Friday while soybeans finished lower.
Weather
Rain Friday in Plains, Prairies Areas 9/4 5:54AM
Northern and central Plains, Canadian Prairies and portions of the eastern Midwest will see some rain today. Drier elsewhere.
Crops
Stay on Top of SDS Scout for Disease Now and Plan Ahead 8/14 11:22AM
The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields across the Midwest. Now is the time to scout and evaluate variety performance and plan ahead for next year.
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Premature Aging
Crop Tech Corner Laying the Groundwork for Remote Weed Scouting
Weed Whackers Walking Beans Makes a Comeback
Livestock
Cattle Market The Hoof Beats of Expansion 8/31 12:11PM
There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell opportunity.
Profit Niche Steak With the Horns
The Market's Fine Print Chinese Fire Drill
Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias Can Be Fixed
Land Management
Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Farmland Gloom and Doom May Be Overrated 8/24 11:34AM
Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opinion surveys of farm real estate trends show. But bankers, farmers and real estate appraisers may be overreacting in areas where crops look great.
Something in the Water
Cash Rent Reset - 1 Something's Gotta Give
The Great Water War Politics of California Drought Having Major Impact on State's Ag Industry
Farm Business
Cash Rent Reset - 1 Something's Gotta Give 9/4 8:46AM
With sub-$4 corn forecast for multiple years, growers need to make a preemptive strike on their 2016 cash rents, financial advisers warn.
Cash Rent Reset - 2 Landowners Won't Bend Much
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Labor Pains - 2 Hire an HR Coach
Equipment
Precision Ag Potential Pending Farmer Fears, Technology Frustrations Hold Back Adoption 8/10 11:42AM
Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first more farmers have to get on board, according to a new report from Iowa AgState.
Get Grain Carts Ready for Harvest
Soil Sampling Gets Up to Speed Automation Comes Late to an Old Tool
A New Field of Dreams Nitrogen Management Tools Debut
Ag Policy
Canadian Dairy Conundrum Supply Management System Faces Pressure in Pacific Trade Talks 8/6 2:27PM
Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the sticking points to finalizing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Canada's dairy industry is pushing back against arguments it needs to open up to imported dairy products.
Activists Targeting Biotech Groups Use Open-Record Requests Against Academics
Rancher Asks Court: Stop EPA Stock Pond Exemption in Doubt
Hope for Highway Funding Advocates See Long-Term Bill in 2015
Farm Life
Senior Partners - 5 What Dad Learned in the '80s 8/31 10:47AM
This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer another serious setback. Here's what veterans of the 1980s debt crisis want their children to remember, so their kids don't have to learn the hard way.
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Can I Afford Income Tax If I Sell a Spare Combine?
Net Farm Income Falling Fast USDA Projects 2015 Farm Income Will be Less Than Half 2013 Figures
Got Cheese? Plain Milk Didn't Pay the Bills, So Dairy Turns to More Solid Product
Featured Column
Newsom on the Market American Gothic 9/4 11:01AM
When DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom looks at Grant Wood's famous painting, he sees the situation in agriculture today.
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Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias Can Be Fixed 8/31 12:20PM
Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?