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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 348'4 -5'4 354'2 347'6
Dec-15 362'0 -5'4 368'0 361'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-15 881'4 -2'2 891'2 878'4
Nov-15 871'4 -2'4 882'4 868'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 458'0 -15'0 473'4 456'6
Dec-15 468'0 -11'0 479'4 466'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 444'2 -3'6 448'0 443'0
Dec-15 469'0 -5'6 476'0 466'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 486'4 -3'0 486'4 485'4
Dec-15 500'0 -8'2 510'4 498'6
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-15 141.875 0.650 142.625 141.250
Dec-15 144.150 0.825 144.700 143.425
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-15 202.650 1.900 203.600 200.900
Oct-15 197.550 1.250 198.025 196.425
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Sep-15 16.17 -0.01 16.18 16.05
Oct-15 16.63 0.09 16.63 16.35
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 62.96 -0.22 63.28 62.90
Dec-15 62.65 0.16 63.04 62.21
Thu, Sep 3, 2015 12:11 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
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DTN Midday Grain Comments All Grains Lower at Midday 9/2 10:43AM
Wheat is leading trade lower across the board at midday.
Weather
Scattered Showers Expected Friday 6 minutes ago
Most U.S., Canada crop areas will be dry Friday with some showers in the Northern Plains and Canadian Prairies. The northern Midwest and Southeast may also get some showers. Elsewhere expected dry.
Crops
Stay on Top of SDS Scout for Disease Now and Plan Ahead 8/14 11:22AM
The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields across the Midwest. Now is the time to scout and evaluate variety performance and plan ahead for next year.
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Premature Aging
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Weed Whackers Walking Beans Makes a Comeback
Livestock
Cattle Market The Hoof Beats of Expansion 8/31 12:11PM
There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell opportunity.
Profit Niche Steak With the Horns
The Market's Fine Print Chinese Fire Drill
Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias Can Be Fixed
Land Management
Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Farmland Gloom and Doom May Be Overrated 8/24 11:34AM
Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opinion surveys of farm real estate trends show. But bankers, farmers and real estate appraisers may be overreacting in areas where crops look great.
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The Great Water War Politics of California Drought Having Major Impact on State's Ag Industry
Farm Business
Cash Rent Reset - 2 Landowners Won't Bend Much 8/28 8:45AM
Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time this year, but they also are requiring renters to share crop insurance yields, soil tests and other data operators collect on their rental farms.
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Precision Ag Potential Pending Farmer Fears, Technology Frustrations Hold Back Adoption 8/10 11:42AM
Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first more farmers have to get on board, according to a new report from Iowa AgState.
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Canadian Dairy Conundrum Supply Management System Faces Pressure in Pacific Trade Talks 8/6 2:27PM
Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the sticking points to finalizing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Canada's dairy industry is pushing back against arguments it needs to open up to imported dairy products.
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Farm Life
Senior Partners - 5 What Dad Learned in the '80s 8/31 10:47AM
This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer another serious setback. Here's what veterans of the 1980s debt crisis want their children to remember, so their kids don't have to learn the hard way.
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Can I Afford Income Tax If I Sell a Spare Combine?
Net Farm Income Falling Fast USDA Projects 2015 Farm Income Will be Less Than Half 2013 Figures
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Kub's Den Backtesting the Commentariat 9/2 7:11AM
Elaine Kub is putting herself, and her predictions, on the firing range to see how well her analyses, and those of fellow prognosticators, stand up to what actually happened.
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Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias Can Be Fixed 8/31 12:20PM
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