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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] May-15 355'4 -3'2 358'0 354'0
Dec-15 373'2 -4'4 377'0 372'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] May-15 988'4 5'4 989'0 981'4
Nov-15 951'2 2'2 954'4 945'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] May-15 460'0 -9'2 469'6 460'0
Dec-15 488'0 -10'2 497'4 485'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] May-15 490'2 -3'4 490'4 490'2
Dec-15 517'0 -10'4 527'4 515'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] May-15 513'4 -2'4 513'4 513'2
Dec-15 548'2 -6'4 553'2 547'6
LIVE CATTLE[10] Jun-15 151.325 0.600 151.825 150.700
Aug-15 149.900 0.775 149.900 149.000
FEEDER CATTLE[10] May-15 --- --- --- ---
Aug-15 218.525 1.200 218.525 217.250
MILK CLASS III[10] May-15 16.38s 0.12 --- ---
Jul-15 16.94s 0.41 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] May-15 67.36 0.45 67.36 67.36
Jul-15 66.50 -0.17 66.93 66.11
Tue, May 5, 2015 11:21 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments Corn Plantings Up, Prices Lower 5/5 8:07AM
July corn is down 3 1/2 cents, July soybeans are up 1 1/4 cents, and July Chicago wheat is down 4 1/4 cents.
Weather
Plains, Midwest Rain Tuesday 5/5 5:42AM
The central Plains and Midwest will see rain today. Western and southwestern Plains will also see rain. Dry elsewhere.
Crops
Crop Tech Corner Speeding Up SCN Tests, Playing with Pollination 4/20 9:19AM
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is under construction, researchers find a gene that could turn more plants into self-pollinators, and scientists produce a map of wheat's many genetic variations.
Coming Soon: Cutworms Black Cutworms Can Overcome Traits
EU OKs High-Oleic Traits High-Oleic Beans Near Commercialization
Crop Tech Corner Scientists Find a "Natural" GMO, New Bt Protein Proves Safe
Livestock
Cattle Industry Reboot Strong Beef Market Will Hold for Cow-Calf Producers 5/4 1:11PM
Nebraska's Jay Wolf has backed off on buying expensive feeder cattle recently but said he's very optimistic about the cow/calf side of his business.
Feeder Perspective The Friends You Know
Credit Begins to Crack Early Financial Defaults Hit Farm Country
Ask the Vet Low Body Condition Normal or a Medical Issue?
Land Management
Drought Recovery Flexibility is the Only Rule 4/27 2:42PM
March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors Answers to Readers' Questions About Land Ownership Issues
Mandatory or Voluntary Runoff Rules? Panel: Nutrient Runoff Reduction Strategies Differ
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl How Can I Persuade Landowners to Sell on Contract?
Farm Business
Credit Begins to Crack Early Financial Defaults Hit Farm Country 5/4 10:04AM
Bank regulators don't see many troubled loans yet, but machinery dealers, financial consultants and bankruptcy attorneys report farm failures are beginning.
Plugging Leaks in Prevented Planting More Reforms for Crop Insurance?
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UAVs Taking Flight in Ag Among Uses is Potential to Boost Efficiency for Crop Insurance Claims
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
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Ag Policy
Push to Keep Funding H5N2 Response Congressmen Call on White House to Ensure Funds Available 4/29 4:17PM
Lawmakers are worried because USDA has already received $60 million in claims to pay poultry growers for their losses out of a fund set aside of $84 million. Lawmakers want USDA to be prepared to take whatever other steps are necessary to curb the spread of the H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza.
USDA Funding for Conservation Regional Conservation Partnership Program Open for 2016 Funding
WOTUS Proposal Coming Lawmakers Continue Pushing Back Against EPA's Proposed Water Rule
Congress Prods Canada on Trade Lawmakers Want to See More Open Borders With Canada on Ag Trade
Farm Life
Woodbury: Farm Family Business Why Can't We Discuss the Future? 5/4 12:17PM
Avoidance of difficult discussions lets family business issues fester.
Seed Money for Rural America Wall Street to Fund Rural Start-Ups
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl How Do I Exit Ag Without a Huge Tax Bill?
Profit Makeover Novel Endophyte Fescue Boosts Gains, Cuts Grazing Time
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Todd's Take Weather Speaks 5/5 10:00AM
You cannot out-argue the bearish effects of good weather.
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Wind: S at 7  mph
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Humidity: 79 %
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Ask the Vet Low Body Condition Normal or a Medical Issue? 5/4 1:25PM
Cows that aren't as robust as others in the herd could just be that way due to their genetics.