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Soybeans: "Slip Slidin' Away"

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Soybean Crop Conditions vs. Final Yields

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EPA Could Release Both RFS, WOTUS Rules This Week

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Crop report and weather highlights.

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Spot Ethanol Values Tumble with Corn, Gasoline Futures

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Harrington's Sort & Cull

A Budget-Minded Memorial Day

South America Calling

Brazil's Continuing Cane Malaise

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"Ownership" Kerfuffle Continues

Editors' Notebook

Readers Update Crop Progress, Conditions

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Jul-15 349'4s -5'4 356'4 348'6
Dec-15 366'6s -6'4 374'2 366'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jul-15 927'0s 4'4 931'6 922'0
Nov-15 906'4s 1'6 911'4 902'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Jul-15 487'6s -5'6 496'2 482'0
Dec-15 506'6s -9'0 517'4 501'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Jul-15 512'0s -12'4 526'4 509'0
Dec-15 538'0s -14'6 553'2 536'2
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Jul-15 545'6s -7'4 555'4 540'4
Dec-15 568'4s -8'4 578'2 564'2
LIVE CATTLE[10] Jun-15 152.475s 0.675 152.600 151.950
Aug-15 151.425s 0.800 151.550 150.050
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 221.425s 1.825 221.475 221.475
Sep-15 220.175s 1.650 220.150 218.400
MILK CLASS III[10] May-15 16.21s 0.00 --- ---
Jul-15 16.87s 0.27 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Jul-15 63.05s -0.26 63.89 63.03
Oct-15 64.95s -0.03 65.34 65.10
Wed, May 27, 2015 2:43 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Corn, Wheat Slide Lower; Meal Pulls Beans Higher 5/27 1:43PM
July corn and wheat closed lower Wednesday after receiving favorable crop ratings from USDA late Tuesday. Soybean prices bucked the bearish trend, helped by aggressive commercial buying in soybean meal.
Weather
More Rain Thursday in Plains, Midwest 5/27 12:10PM
Rain will come again Thursday to the Plains, Midwest and Delta. That will be beneficial to soil moisture, but some southern areas are already saturated, and flooding continues to be an issue.
Crops
Be Pre-Pared Wet or Dry Conditions May Foil Pre-Emergence Herbicides 5/14 2:19PM
It's time to get out and check the success of your soil-applied herbicide applications. Growers are facing a range of field conditions that can affect weed control.
Bean Fungus on the Rise Stem Canker, Pod and Stem Blight Ramp Up in Midwest
EU OKs High-Oleic Traits High-Oleic Beans Near Commercialization
Crop Tech Corner Scientists Find a "Natural" GMO, New Bt Protein Proves Safe
Livestock
Don't Pick Just One Where Fly Control Starts Early and Goes Long 5/25 10:36AM
Effective fly-control programs rely on multiple, complementary approaches.
Making Hay Keep Bermuda on the Clock
The Market's Fine Print Our Love/Hate Relationship With the WTO
Ask the Vet The Rabies Test
Land Management
Work on Global Soil Security Various Groups Want Soil Health to Become Bigger Global Topic 5/27 1:17PM
Soil security revolves around main themes that are becoming more central to American agricultural productivity. Global population continues to grow, which is driving demand for more food. At the same time, scientists lament that if the soil isn't protected, then long-term food production isn't sustainable.
Pasture Cohabitation Grazing Multiple Livestock Species
Mandatory or Voluntary Runoff Rules? Panel: Nutrient Runoff Reduction Strategies Differ
A Marriage That Works Cattle Grazing Encourages New Growth of Natives on CRP Land
Farm Business
Soy Frontier at Middle Age - 1 How Brazil's Pioneers Rode the Soybean Boom 5/15 4:49PM
Optimists nicknamed Brazil's frontier "Soylandia" at the turn of the millenium, describing a country that would suddenly triple its soybean production in the next 15 years and rival the U.S. as world's largest soy producer and exporter. The country's unparalleled farming boom made paper millionaires out of many of Mato Grosso's pioneers. DTN's Marcia Zarley Taylor and Alastair Stewart reexamine the boom years and what's ahead for Brazil's soybean growth as the frontier marks middle age.
Plugging Leaks in Prevented Planting More Reforms for Crop Insurance?
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
DTN Ag Business Benchmark Finances Already Wounded by Low Grain Prices
Equipment
Wolverine Heads for the Mountains Yamaha Built for Rough Trails, Steep Slopes 5/4 12:32PM
The newest side-by-side from Yamaha is built for rough trails and steep slopes.
UAVs Taking Flight in Ag Among Uses is Potential to Boost Efficiency for Crop Insurance Claims
Research Before Buying Used Equipment Look Before You Leap When Purchasing Used Farm Machinery
"Ownership" Kerfuffle Continues
Ag Policy
Farmers Question Co-op Merger South Dakota Producers, Co-ops Have Different Takes on Competitive Pressures 5/18 8:30AM
Farmers in South Dakota question why two strong cooperatives are aggressively moving forward with plans to merge when the local elevators offer them the best opportunity to compare prices and have multiple locations to deliver grain. Leaders at the two cooperatives say the merger is needed to reduce duplication and compete with a growing number of companies coming into the state offering grain marketing and agronomy services.
Work on Global Soil Security Various Groups Want Soil Health to Become Bigger Global Topic
Final WOTUS Rule Released EPA Tries to Clarify Definitions
Groups Seek to Sway RFS Plan Oil, Biofuel Groups Push Their Case Regarding EPA's Three-Year Proposal
Farm Life
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl How Do I Depreciate the Cost of Tile? 5/27 1:13PM
CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on allocating tile depreciation when buying land, reimbursing employee health insurance and protecting estate assets for a second spouse.
Poultry's Pains What Do 33 Million Dead Chickens Mean to Beef Producers?
Soy Frontier at Middle Age - 1 How Brazil's Pioneers Rode the Soybean Boom
Extra Value Meal Soybean Industry Seeks Solutions to Address Feed-Ration Needs
Featured Column
Kub's Den Dollar Drivers 5/27 9:22AM
A strong dollar means a lot of things, but one is that foreign countries can buy less of our ag commodities.
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