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Dairy Cattle Slaughter Declines
12/24 01:01PM
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12/24 12:57PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Finishes Quiet Session Down Slightly
12/24 12:22PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Ho Ho Whoa? Wheat Breaks Lower
12/24 12:07PM
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Corn Higher; Soybeans Steady Tuesday
12/24 12:03PM
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Spot Prices Fall
12/24 11:48AM
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All Grains Lower at Midday
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Courage to Buy Land in an Uncertain Market

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Cold Air to Make a Return to Canada

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Argo Spot Ethanol Gains After Release of EIA Supply Data

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Harrington's Sort & Cull

Is Bobby Ewing Back in the Shower?

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Brazil's Cane Crop Bigger

An Urban's Rural View

In Defense of Normalizing With Cuba

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Trimble's UAV Free to Fly

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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 407'6s -6'2 415'0 405'6
Dec-15 432'2s -4'6 438'4 430'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jan-15 1028'6s -9'6 1041'4 1025'4
Nov-15 1014'2s -9'0 1023'6 1011'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 611'4s -24'0 639'6 606'2
Dec-15 633'2s -20'4 656'6 630'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 644'0s -20'6 667'6 638'0
Dec-15 674'4s -20'2 694'4 669'2
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 632'4s -19'0 654'0 627'2
Dec-15 666'2s -13'0 681'2 660'4
LIVE CATTLE[10] Dec-14 162.500s 0.650 163.000 161.425
Feb-15 160.575s -0.025 161.300 159.975
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 214.750s -2.375 216.500 214.850
Mar-15 212.725s -2.550 212.700 212.675
MILK CLASS III[10] Dec-14 17.73s -0.01 --- ---
Feb-15 15.19s -0.19 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 61.78s -0.04 62.15 61.53
May-15 62.24s -0.18 62.80 62.14
Thu, Dec 25, 2014 4:47 AM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Ho Ho Whoa? Wheat Breaks Lower 12/24 12:22PM
Wheat prices dropped like a rock in a stocking with light pre-holiday volume pointing to an absence of commercial support on Wednesday. Corn and soybeans also closed lower, in sympathy with wheat and pressured by favorable growing conditions in South America.
Weather
Thursday Will Be Mostly Dry 12/24 5:49AM
Only a few spots will get precip Christmas Day: light snow in the Northern Plains and mixed precip in the eastern Midwest.
Crops
Xtend Moves Forward Dicamba-Tolerant Traits Near Full Deregulation 12/12 4:51PM
USDA has issued its final environmental impact statement recommending full deregulation of Monsanto's dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybean trait. Now the company awaits EPA registration of the trait's corresponding herbicides.
Figuring Out Fungicide Use New Data Clarifies Fungicide Efficacy
Plowing Under Profits Trim Tillage to Save on Fuel Costs
Crop Tech Corner Insect Predator Feasts Safely on Bt; Weed-Fighting Bacteria Comes to Market
Livestock
Livestock Outlook Slow Road to Herd Expansion 12/22 1:37PM
Agriculture's golden sector is livestock.
Ag a Winner in Cuba Diplomacy U.S. Ag Exports Could Rise With Changing Rules for Shipments
The Market's Fine Print The Grinch Who Stole the Cattle Market?
Ask The Vet Modified Live Vaccines Versus Killed Vaccines
Land Management
Dow's Gutsy Decision Limited Launch Gives Important First Look 12/1 10:28AM
Dow's decision to launch Enlist offers some hand-selected growers a chance to test drive new technology.
Conservation Threats CWA May Thwart Farmer Interest in Conservation Practices
Cash Rent Calamity? Land Lease Adjustments Likely to Lag Downturn in Commodity Prices
Ag Runoff Targeted Toledo Algal Bloom Puts Target on Agriculture Nutrients
Farm Business
Senior Partners - 4 Hire a Quarterback for Your Estate Plan 12/19 10:44AM
At-your-service consultants help you walk through estate planning from start to finish.
Year-End Tax Panic New IRS Rules May Trip Up 2014 Plans
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Scrutinizing Crop Insurance With Direct Payments Gone, Insurance Drawing Unwanted Attention
Equipment
No Agreement on Tax Extenders Senator Says Tax Breaks Important for Economy, but White House Differs 12/1 10:22AM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House would "strongly oppose" a tax package for corporations, but not specific tax breaks for businesses. Sen. Charles Grassley called the tax-extenders package an important measure to help businesses and the economy.
A Machine Shed's Second Life Father, Son Give 1970s Shop a Spacious Redesign
Used Equipment Prices to Fall?
Russian Economic Sanctions Deere Exec: International Sanctions Forcing Russia to Modernize Ag
Ag Policy
Congress Reaches Funding Deal One Provision Would Block USDA From Creating New Beef Checkoff 12/10 9:12AM
The overall Agriculture Department and related agencies bill would cost $20.5 billion for fiscal year 2015, a congressional aide said, down from $20.8 billion in 2014. One provision would prevent USDA from creating a new beef checkoff.
EPA Still Plans Final WOTUS Chief McCarthy 'Not Unhappy' With Congressional Policy Riders
Senate Passes Tax Extenders Bill Goes to President as Congress Closes Shop for the Year
Elections Won't Soften TPP Issues Japan Unlikely to Alter Trade Stance
Farm Life
Klinefelter: By the Numbers Key Courses Colleges Forgot 12/22 10:32AM
Agriculture colleges are ignoring courses that tomorrow's farm operators will need to manage bigger, more complex businesses.
Senior Partners - 4 Hire a Quarterback for Your Estate Plan
New World-Record Corn Yield Georgia Farmer Randy Dowdy Breaks World Corn Yield Record and 500 BU Yield Barrier
2015 Class Announced DTN/The Progressive Farmer Honors America's Best Young Farmers and Ranchers
Featured Column
Kub's Den Wrapping Up 2014 12/24 9:16AM
DTN Contributing Analyst Elaine Kub wraps up 2014 with a look back at the topics she covered in her columns throughout the year and also answers a question still on many readers' minds: Did she ever find her lost drone?
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Ask the Vet Modified Live Vaccines Versus Killed Vaccines 12/22 1:41PM
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