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Back-To-Back Record Yields Unlikely
3/3 06:20PM
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Corn, HRS Wheat Basis Stronger; Soybeans Weaker
3/3 05:02PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol, Corn Close Higher
3/3 04:48PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Bears Strip Early Week Surge With Triple-Digit Losses
3/3 04:31PM
E-Verify Could Apply to Farms
House Judiciary Approves Employer Mandate Ag Leaders Oppose
3/3 04:13PM
Sierra Snowpack Far Below Normal
Snowpack Could Be Lowest on Record in Nearly 25 Years
3/3 03:06PM
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Fertilizer Prices Steadily Increase
3/3 02:49PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Tumbles to 11-Session Low Close
3/3 02:41PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
GDT Auction Up 1.1%
3/3 02:17PM
Mixed Precip Wednesday to South, East
3/3 02:09PM
Ag Policy Blog
Iowa Political Event Puts Spotlight on Ag Policy
3/3 01:55PM
Minding Ag's Business
Bring Down the Shout in Family Conflict
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Great Lakes Nearly 88% Covered in Ice

Technically Speaking

Cotton: Long-term Bullish Signals

Fundamentally Speaking

Wheat Export Sales and Shipment History

Ag Policy Blog

Iowa Political Event Puts Spotlight on Ag Policy

Minding Ag's Business

Bring Down the Shout in Family Conflict

Ag Weather Forum

Back-To-Back Record Yields Unlikely

Ethanol Blog

Spot Ethanol Prices Lifted by Hope for Stronger Demand

Production Blog

Planting is a Precise Art

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Western

South America Calling

Brazil's Soy Harvest 29% Complete

An Urban's Rural View

Statistics We Love To Argue About

Machinery Chatter

Cut Hay Waste With Bale Feeders

Editors' Notebook

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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 381'4 -0'4 382'6 381'4
Dec-15 415'4 -1'0 417'0 415'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-15 1009'0 0'2 1010'2 1007'6
Nov-15 988'0 0'2 989'4 986'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 505'2 -3'4 509'0 503'6
Dec-15 530'2 -2'2 533'0 530'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 530'4s 9'4 525'0 521'2
Dec-15 568'6 -2'2 571'0 567'2
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 --- --- --- ---
Dec-15 591'6 -1'0 592'4 591'6
LIVE CATTLE[10] Apr-15 151.050s -2.400 152.725 150.950
Jun-15 143.675s -2.125 145.250 143.550
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Mar-15 202.725s -1.375 203.250 202.800
Apr-15 199.875s -2.250 200.950 199.800
MILK CLASS III[10] Feb-15 15.49s 0.00 --- ---
Apr-15 15.53s -0.12 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 --- --- --- ---
May-15 63.65 0.02 63.82 63.30
Wed, Mar 4, 2015 2:43 AM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Hold Firm 3/3 1:53PM
All three grains were lower early, but corn and wheat finished higher Tuesday and May soybeans slightly lower with grains holding firm in their sideways trends. More of Brazil's roads are open again and the government meets with leading truckers later on Tuesday.
Weather
Mixed Precip Wednesday to South, East 3/3 2:17PM
Southern Plains, Delta and Ohio Valley will welcome rain, freezing moisture and snow to alleviate dry conditions. Dry north.
Crops
The Art of Planting - 6 Pressure to Achieve Downpressure 3/2 8:03AM
The need for consistent seeding depth focuses attention on new control systems.
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Too Much Salt Can Ruin the Recipe
The Art of Planting - 5 Row Cleaners Grow Up
Crop Tech Corner Sorghum Yields Get a Boost; Wheat Rust Resistance Pinpointed
Livestock
Fescue and Bull Fertility Fescue May Lower Conception Rates Two Ways 3/2 1:49PM
The common toxin found in some fescue varieties not only can lower conception rates in cows but may negatively affect sperm motility in bulls.
The Building of a Bull Hand-Fed, Home-Raised Bulls Meet the Mark
The Market's Fine Print Lowering the Gangplank
Ask the Vet First-Calf Heifer Keeps Coming Into Heat
Land Management
Two Sisters, One Bold Move Conservation Ethic Thrives on Century-Old Montana Ranch That Almost Never Was 2/2 1:26PM
If not for two unrelated sisters and a salt barrel, Robert Bold's family story would read a lot differently.
Down but Not Out Farmland Market Stabilizing
Sustainable Partners New Initiative Allows Farmers to Test, Compare Soil-Health Improvements
Neb. Court Slows Keystone TransCanada to Stay Eminent Domain
Farm Business
IRS Resets Clock on ACA Penalties "No Double Dipping" Still in Force 2/20 11:05AM
A retroactive IRS notice buys time for small employers to discontinue health reimbursement plans made illegal under the Affordable Care Act.
Down But Not Out Farmland Market Stabilizing
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Permanent Section 179 Fix House Passes Bill to Make $500,000 Equipment Write-Off Permanent
Equipment
Harvest Helper New Stripper/Baler Saves Time 2/25 3:55PM
New cotton stripper/baler can save time and labor costs.
Brace It With Wire Brace Assembly Is Key to Strong Fenceline
You Wish You Owned This
Another Headwind for Drones
Ag Policy
E-Verify Could Apply to Farms House Judiciary Approves Employer Mandate Ag Leaders Oppose 3/3 4:54PM
The House Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would require every employer in the country to use the E-Verify system to check whether a potential employee is in the United States legally. The Agriculture Workforce Coalition opposes the bill.
Base Acres Deadline Extended Ag Secretary Says USDA Will Monitor ARC-PLC Sign Up Through March 31
USDA Mum on ARC-PLC Extension Ag Secretary Monitors Farm Program Sign-Up Daily
Corn Growers Defend RFS Members of Congress Seek Repeal While EPA Dithers on Volume Requirements
Farm Life
The World Wants Our Hay Skyrocketing Demand in China, Middle East Means More US Hay Heading Overseas 2/25 3:34PM
Once considered a mostly local commodity because of bulky physical characteristics that make handling and transportation difficult, an increasing amount of U.S. hay has been moving to overseas markets during the past five years.
Mine the Data Analyzing Aggregate Crop-Production Info Helps Iowa Farmers Make Management Decisions
Will We Swallow GE Potatoes Farmers Need a Voice in GE Discussions
Flip a Coin on ARC, PLC Farm Program's Dueling Computers
Featured Column
Todd's Take Corn Poised For Spring Rally 3/3 6:29AM
December corn has an opportunity to trade higher.
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Expert Advice
Ask the Vet First-Calf Heifer Keeps Coming Into Heat 3/2 2:16PM
Why does my first-calf heifer keep coming into heat?