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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] May-15 390'0 -1'2 393'4 389'4
Dec-15 413'4 -1'2 417'0 413'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] May-15 965'0 -9'4 976'2 965'0
Nov-15 947'2 -8'0 957'0 947'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] May-15 505'2 6'0 505'4 499'0
Dec-15 533'0 4'2 533'0 528'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] May-15 549'0 6'0 549'0 542'4
Dec-15 579'6 4'6 580'0 575'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] May-15 571'0 7'6 571'2 563'2
Dec-15 593'4 6'2 594'4 588'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Apr-15 162.200 0.525 162.500 162.000
Jun-15 152.700 0.700 152.950 152.475
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Apr-15 --- --- --- ---
May-15 218.275 2.500 218.275 218.275
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 63.61 0.53 63.94 62.80
Jul-15 63.88 0.38 64.07 63.21
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 10:47 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments Grains Mixed, USDA Reports Getting Closer 3/27 8:10AM
May corn is down 1 cent, May soybeans are down 2 3/4 cents, and May Chicago wheat is up 3 1/2 cents.
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
Senior Partners - 1 A Will to Save Main Street 3/27 7:39AM
Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing to out-of-state heirs. That's why some farmland owners want their hometowns to inherit at least part of their land.
$3 Corn Subdues Bids Midwest Renters Send an SOS
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
USDA Extends ARC-PLC Deadline Producers Now Have Until April 7 to Choose Between Commodity Programs
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
Featured Column
Newsom on the Market Hanging in the Balance 3/27 6:17AM
Next Tuesday, March 31, could be a day that changes the course of history in the grain markets.
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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?