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1/28 06:03PM
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Corn, Soybean Basis Stronger
1/28 06:01PM
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1/28 05:59PM
The Market's Fine Print
Doorway to a Parallel Market
1/28 05:06PM
Court: Info Release Valid
Court Sides With EPA on Release of Information Related to Livestock Operations
1/28 04:12PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Weekly Cold Storage Increases Substantially
1/28 04:05PM
Ethanol Blog
1/28 03:52PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Live Cattle Futures Stage Midweek Recovery
1/28 03:29PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Fall on Supply Growth
1/28 02:42PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Closes Higher Third Straight Session
1/28 01:46PM
Rain North, East Thur., Dry Elsewhere
1/28 01:42PM
Back to Beans
Prepping Continuous Corn Fields for Soybeans
1/28 01:40PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Blogs
Market Matters Blog

Industry Facing Shortage Up to 30,000 Drivers

Technically Speaking

Weekly Analysis: Livestock Markets

Fundamentally Speaking

U.S. Soybean Sales & Shipment Pace

Ag Policy Blog

FSA Head Making the Rounds on Farm Program Enrollment

Minding Ag's Business

Downside to Paying Family Miserly Wages

Ag Weather Forum

Dryness Concern Grows in Southern Plains

Ethanol Blog

Lower Production Unable to Slow Inventory Growth

Production Blog

New Year, New Weeds

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Don't be a Victim of Rural Crime

South America Calling

Brazil Soy Harvest 3% Done, Dryness a Concern

An Urban's Rural View

What Is To Be Done About Ag Research?

Machinery Chatter

New Yamaha's Side-By-Side Hits Off-Road Market

Editors' Notebook

Reader Notes on Top Ag Stories of Last Year

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 370'6 -2'4 373'4 370'2
Dec-15 401'6 -2'4 404'6 401'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-15 970'2 0'0 971'0 967'2
Nov-15 958'4 0'2 958'4 955'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 502'4 -2'6 506'6 500'6
Dec-15 533'6 -3'4 536'0 533'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 534'4 -1'2 536'6 533'2
Dec-15 574'0 0'2 575'6 572'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 554'0 -1'0 555'6 553'6
Dec-15 590'2 -0'2 590'4 590'2
LIVE CATTLE[10] Feb-15 153.950s 1.125 154.350 152.600
Apr-15 151.500s 0.500 151.900 150.600
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 212.450s 1.675 --- ---
Mar-15 204.350s 0.525 205.000 204.325
MILK CLASS III[10] Jan-15 16.11s -0.01 --- ---
Mar-15 14.71s -0.06 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 59.44 0.00 59.46 59.10
May-15 60.28 0.05 60.29 59.96
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 4:21 AM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Market Weather Outlook
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Reporter's Notebook
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Ag Summit Special Report - Ken Eriksen
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Ag Summit Special Report - Doug Stark
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Ag Summit Special Report - Derek Boudreau
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Ag Summit Special Report - Yelto Zimmer
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Ag Summit Special Report - Tregg Cronin
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Sag Again Wednesday 1/28 1:38PM
Corn and soybeans finished lower Tuesday with DTN forecasting moderate to heavy rain across Brazil in the next five days. Wheat prices tried to trade higher on a day that the U.S. dollar was lower, but lacked the buying power needed to stay up on the day.
Weather
Rain North, East Thur., Dry Elsewhere 1/28 1:46PM
Light mixed precip Thursday in the Great Lakes area and elsewhere in the eastern Midwest. Elsewhere dry conditions prevail.
Crops
Back to Beans Prepping Continuous Corn Fields for Soybeans 1/28 1:44PM
Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special attention to inoculants, soil fertility needs and residue management.
The Cost of Insect Control Scrutinize Pest Management Inputs in 2015
Doubling Up on Beans Soybean-on-Soybean Acres Create Risk, Extra Management
U.S. Pest Invasion Old World Bollworm Breaches U.S. Territory
Livestock
The Attraction of Youth Young Bulls Become a Safe Bet 1/26 10:49AM
Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poor pick.
Certified at 99% Carcass Merits Meet the Functional Cow
Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Groups Asked to Support Plan to Put Checkoff Increase to a Vote
Ask The Vet Hernia Repair May be the Answer
Land Management
Clean Water Goes a Long Way 1/5 12:51PM
Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sediment and debris.
Clean Water, Healthy Pastures
Give Your Pond New Life Fisheries Specialist Offers Tips to Good Pond Management
Finance Outlook Finances Grim After Failure to Economize
Farm Business
SCO Sticker Shock Growers Disappointed by "Shallow Loss" Debut 1/27 6:57AM
Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard sell in high-risk regions it was supposed to help.
Finance Outlook Finances Grim After Failure to Economize
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Farmland Outlook Land Values Head to a Soft Landing
Equipment
Kubota Steps Up 1/26 8:49AM
A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
Compaction Connection Low-Pressure Tires Are Path to Higher Yields
You Wish You Owned This
Compact Shop Works Big Every Square Foot of Oklahoma Farmer's Shop Packed With Valuable Ideas
Ag Policy
Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Groups Demand EPA Regulate Air Emissions From Livestock Operations 1/28 5:32PM
Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-documented science that the same compounds and elements released by livestock emissions are considered harmful. Agricultural groups said Wednesday that the plaintiff organizations are trying to continue the oft-criticized tactic of sue-and-settle that has drawn fire in the past.
Meat Industry Groups Back TPA USDA Touts Meat Industry Effort to Close a Pacific Trade Deal
Farm Bill: More Corn in PLC? A Government Projection Shows Fewer Corn Acres in ARC-County Program
Ag Policy Outlook Regulatory Battles Remain the Same, But Trade Agenda Could Advance
Farm Life
Ag and Environment Outlook Ag Industry Keeps Eye on EPA Policies, ESA Reform, Pesticide Lawsuit 1/26 8:34AM
Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the proposed Clean Water Act rule, but there are other issues that will attract attention, including Endangered Species Act reform, recently proposed National Ambient Air Quality standards, and a lawsuit that could make it more difficult for farmers across the country to use the chemicals they need.
Surgery on Plastics Soy Oil at Center of Cutting-Edge Research
Ag Policy Outlook Regulatory Battles Remain the Same, But Trade Agenda Could Advance
Humane Livestock Handling on the Farm Temple Grandin: More Gains Needed in Treatment of Livestock
Featured Column
The Market's Fine Print Doorway to a Parallel Market 1/28 6:01PM
Has the cattle market recently slipped into a parallel universe?
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Expert Advice
Ask the Vet Hernia Repair May be the Answer 1/26 11:06AM
How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?