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DTN Daily Basis Comments
Soybean Basis Falls to -24X, 22 Cents Weaker; Corn Cash Price Below $3.00
9/22 04:35PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Add Additional Losses
9/22 04:29PM
Hunting for Habitat
Program Reduces Crop Damage, Builds Habitat, Improves Hunting
9/22 03:51PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Inventory Declines at Slower Rate
9/22 03:45PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Livestock Futures Close Mixed, Mostly Higher
9/22 03:30PM
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Corn 7% Harvested; Soybeans 3%
9/22 03:13PM
Some Showers in Cent. Plains Tuesday
9/22 03:03PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Posts New Low Close in December
9/22 02:14PM
Prepared to Go Back
Innovative College Course Helps Farm Kids Decide Whether to Return to Farm
9/22 02:05PM
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Soybeans, Corn Lower Friday
9/22 02:04PM
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Lackluster Exports Result in DDG Price Downturn
9/22 02:02PM
Ag Drones Under Scrutiny
Farmers Not Always Hobbyists, FAA Says
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Depressed Corn Price Volatility

Ag Policy Blog

Point, Counterpoint on EPA's Waters of the U.S. Rule

Minding Ag's Business

Farm Payments a Moving Target

Ag Weather Forum

Big Yield Forecast In College Model

Ethanol Blog

Spot Ethanol Prices Slide Again in Well-Supplied Market

Production Blog

Corn Is Still Wet, But Clock Ticks

Harrington's Sort & Cull

When Texas Hedging Looks Prudent

South America Calling

ADM Opens Brazilian Northern Port Operations

An Urban's Rural View

Our Most Demanding Profession

Machinery Chatter

High Centered, Red Faced and Bug Bitten

Editors' Notebook

A Peaceful Secession, Maybe

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 328'2 -2'0 329'6 327'6
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Nov-14 932'2 -6'0 937'0 931'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 475'6 -1'0 477'0 474'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 560'0 -0'2 560'0 558'2
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 536'0 -0'6 536'0 535'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 155.500s -0.125 155.600 154.500
Dec-14 158.650s -0.050 158.900 157.550
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-14 230.300s -0.300 --- ---
Oct-14 229.275s 0.550 229.275 227.350
MILK CLASS III[10] Sep-14 24.55s 0.01 --- ---
Nov-14 22.35s -0.28 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-14 64.86s -1.13 65.00 63.25
Dec-14 62.59s -1.80 64.40 62.22
Mon, Sep 22, 2014 7:27 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Soybeans Fall To New Lows; Harvest Gets Closer 9/22 1:43PM
November soybeans fell to new contract lows for the third consecutive session with traders feeling the weight of bearish harvest expectations. December corn finished a little lower and December Chicago wheat closed higher for the first time in three days with commercial buyers responding to the lowest spot prices in over four years.
Weather
Some Showers in Cent. Plains Tuesday 9/22 3:13PM
Most crop areas will be dry Tuesday, but some light showers are expected in the central Plains and the western Midwest.
Crops
Dodge Down Corn Scout Now for Stalk, Ear Rot in Corn 9/9 10:51AM
Conditions have been right for stalk rot and ear molds in corn in many parts of the Midwest this year, but some energetic, timely scouting can help you manage problem fields and minimize yield loss.
Trait Wars Continue Cargill Sues Syngenta
Grain Storage Pests Manage Mold, Insects in Stored Corn
Keep Your Cover Crops Legal Herbicide Labels and Cover Crops Don't Always Mix
Livestock
Cows That Last Reproduction For a Lifetime 9/22 1:51PM
If you've priced replacement heifers lately, or even just added up all the costs of raising your own, you are probably feeling a renewed appreciation for those older, productive cows in the herd.
Winter Planning Fall Calvers Hold the Line on Condition
Ag Drones Under Scrutiny Farmers Not Always Hobbyists, FAA Says
Ask The Vet Cull Breeding Stock Carefully
Land Management
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations 9/2 7:13AM
Growers in bellwether corn states expect to make money on bushels -- not price -- in 2014, farm managers contend. That's put a damper on adjusting next year's cash rents.
DTN Ag Business Benchmark Land Costs Hamper U.S. Competitiveness
Interpretive Rule Seen as Invalid House Pushes Agency on Maps; EPA Asked to Disclose Contract Details
Nutrient Reductions Seen Slow Mississippi River Basin Lags Behind in Reducing Nutrient Runoff
Farm Business
Farm Investors Welcome Stock Markets Open Door to Land Pools 9/22 12:27PM
Why own farms when you can own shares in a farmland pool? The advent of agriculture's first real estate investment trusts means small-scale investors can get a share of farmland's action for the first time.
Insure Your Revenue Guarantee Play Crop Insurance Defense
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations
Equipment
Chrysler: What's New for 2015 High Centered, Red Faced and Bug Bitten 9/22 11:00AM
Here's something you don't want to do at a media event for seasoned automotive journalists from all over the world: high center a dually pickup truck during a test drive ... on an off-road trail where you are not supposed to take that kind of vehicle.
Cattle Chutes on Display at Farm Show Cattle Chutes on Display at Husker Harvest Days
To Bag or Not to Bag? Grain Bags One Option for Farmers Who Need Temporary Storage Quickly
Ag Drones Under Scrutiny Farmers Not Always Hobbyists, FAA Says
Ag Policy
GE Critics Range as Skeptics Groups Offer Scientific Panel a Range of Suggestions to Study Biotech Foods 9/18 4:41PM
An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining the science and ramifications of biotech crops by looking at the history of genetic engineering and the potential the crops and biotech foods hold for the future. Speakers offered the committee a range of views from university professors and non-governmental experts who have battled over biotech crops for decades.
GE Crop History Revisited Researchers Talk About Food Safety, Regulations, Markets and Growing Weed Resistance
Senators Lament Rail Logjam Lawmakers Cite Economic Losses by Farmers in Considering New Legislation
USDA Readies Dairy Program Sign-up for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Begins Tuesday
Farm Life
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Should I Cut My Employee Health Coverage? 9/22 10:46AM
CPA Andy Biebl helps readers wrestle with reality of health insurance costs, congressional inaction on depreciation and how to handle an equipment trade for tax purposes.
Ag Innovation Showcase Ag Start-Ups, Investors Mingle in St. Louis
GAO Vindicates Corps Report: 2011 Missouri River Basin Flood Considered Unavoidable
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Making Sense of it All 9/22 9:47AM
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Ask the Vet Cull Breeding Stock Carefully 9/22 2:00PM
At what age should a cow be culled?