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Corn, Soybean, All Wheat Basis Stronger
5/29 04:24PM
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EPA's RFS Rule Hits a Sweet Spot Where No One's Happy
5/29 04:03PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Livestock Futures End Week With Sharp Selloff
5/29 03:59PM
CRP Acres Set Aside for Ducks
USDA to Designate 800,000 Acres for Wildlife Habitat, Wetlands
5/29 03:52PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Margin Protection Program Payment Deadline Looms
5/29 03:21PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Slipped Lower on Growing Production
5/29 03:12PM
Harrington's Sort & Cull
Cattle Traders Look for Irish Blessing
5/29 02:51PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Gives Back Gains on Late Sinking Spell
5/29 02:42PM
Brazil's Second Corn
Crop Looks Massive
5/29 02:16PM
Shock Therapy for Finances
Lenders Urge a Reset on 2016 Costs
5/29 01:48PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Grains Mixed, EPA Increases Biodiesel Mandate
5/29 01:01PM
Too Much Rain For Cotton
Blogs
Market Matters Blog

USDA: Ag Exports at $140.5 Billion

Technically Speaking

Soybeans: "Slip Slidin' Away"

Fundamentally Speaking

Soybean Crop Conditions vs. Final Yields

Ag Policy Blog

EPA's RFS Rule Hits a Sweet Spot Where No One's Happy

Minding Ag's Business

Leadership the Army Way

Ag Weather Forum

Too Much Rain For Cotton

Ethanol Blog

Ethanol, RIN Values Weaken on EPA's RVO Decision

Production Blog

Put Your Scouting Boots On

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Cattle Traders Look for Irish Blessing

South America Calling

Brazil's Continuing Cane Malaise

An Urban's Rural View

A Cross-Country Statistical Ag Tour

Machinery Chatter

"Ownership" Kerfuffle Continues

Editors' Notebook

Readers Update Crop Progress, Conditions

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Jul-15 351'4s -2'0 357'0 350'0
Dec-15 368'0s -2'0 373'4 366'6
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jul-15 934'0s 8'0 937'4 924'6
Nov-15 905'6s 3'6 909'6 900'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Jul-15 477'0s -11'6 489'2 474'4
Dec-15 497'0s -12'4 508'6 494'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Jul-15 498'6s -11'4 511'6 495'6
Dec-15 524'6s -12'4 538'4 523'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Jul-15 530'6s -16'2 548'0 530'0
Dec-15 555'4s -15'2 571'4 555'2
LIVE CATTLE[10] Jun-15 152.325s -1.175 153.400 151.900
Aug-15 151.275s -1.475 152.900 151.100
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 222.950s -2.000 224.500 223.000
Sep-15 221.675s -1.575 223.000 221.625
MILK CLASS III[10] May-15 16.22s 0.00 --- ---
Jul-15 17.42s 0.23 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Jul-15 64.35s 0.02 66.59 64.27
Oct-15 65.30s 0.07 66.75 65.45
Sat, May 30, 2015 3:23 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Mixed, EPA Increases Biodiesel Mandate 5/29 1:48PM
July corn and July Chicago wheat both closed lower Friday and for the week, pressured by generally favorable crop conditions as traders continued to look past flooding issues in the Southern Plains. July soybeans closed higher, helped by EPA's proposed increases in the biodiesel mandates through 2017.
Weather
Midwest, Plains to See Rain Friday 5/29 6:00AM
Southeastern Plains is in for heavy rain Friday, while rain in the Northern Plains and Midwest will have lighter coverage. Other U.S. and Canada crop areas will be dry.
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.
Senior Partners - 3 Carve a Niche for Next Generation
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Shock Therapy for Finances Lenders Urge a Reset on 2016 Costs
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
Kansas Breaks Ground on NBAF $1.25 Billion Lab Aims to be World's Premier Animal Disease Facility 5/27 5:02PM
Dignitaries declared at a groundbreaking on Wednesday that the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility being built in Manhattan, Kansas, will provide the country its first state-of-the-art lab and containment facility to deal with emerging and foreign-animal diseases.
Work on Global Soil Security Various Groups Want Soil Health to Become Bigger Global Topic
Final WOTUS Rule Released EPA Tries to Clarify Definitions
RFS Proposal Worries Some Ag Groups Consider Next Steps
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
Newsom on the Market In Summer 5/29 10:55AM
Seasonal patterns for grains may have a snowman's chance in summer this year.
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Expert Advice
Ask the Vet The Rabies Test 5/25 10:44AM
How can I tell if a live animal has rabies?