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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] May-15 391'0s -0'2 393'4 389'2
Dec-15 414'6s 0'0 417'0 413'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] May-15 967'2s -7'2 976'2 965'0
Nov-15 948'6s -6'4 957'0 947'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] May-15 507'6s 8'4 509'0 499'0
Dec-15 535'0s 6'2 536'2 528'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] May-15 553'0s 10'0 554'2 542'4
Dec-15 584'0s 9'0 584'4 575'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] May-15 575'0s 11'6 576'0 563'2
Dec-15 597'2s 10'0 598'4 588'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Apr-15 162.625s 0.950 162.700 162.000
Jun-15 152.975s 0.975 153.100 152.475
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Apr-15 219.275s 2.050 219.400 219.375
May-15 218.125s 2.350 218.275 218.000
MILK CLASS III[10] Mar-15 15.51s -0.02 --- ---
May-15 15.45s 0.15 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] May-15 63.55s 0.47 63.94 62.80
Jul-15 63.87s 0.37 64.07 63.21
Fri, Mar 27, 2015 2:11 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Mixed, Waiting On USDA 23 minutes ago
Soybeans finished lower, weighed down by the anticipation of Brazil's soybeans headed to market and concerns that Tuesday's USDA report may show an increase in soybean acres. Corn was slightly lower, but Chicago wheat bounced higher, helped by an active commercial response to Thursday's sharp sell-off.
Weather
Snow Saturday in Western Midwest 6 minutes ago
Cooler than normal Saturday in the Midwest, with western areas of the region to see some snow. Rain in the Pacific Northwest. Dry elsewhere.
Crops
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Beans on a Budget 3/27 10:46AM
Can you trim inputs while growing soybeans in 2015? Here's a look at what you can and can't cut.
Making Money With Manure - 1 Manure Happens: How to Use it to Your Advantage
Making Money With Manure - 2 States Tackle Manure Management Issues
Making Money With Manure - 3 Composting, Additives Help Manage Manure
Livestock
Fescue Workaround Stocker Gains on Kentucky 31 With These Management Tricks 3/23 10:36AM
Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on calves in three to four months, all on Kentucky 31.
Special Breeds What's An Akaushi?
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Land Management
Sample With Precision Farming Foot by Foot Requires Spot-On Soils Information 3/23 2:07PM
Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiration test.
Soil Health - 1 Why Soil Is in the Spotlight
Field Filters Six Ideas to Help Treat Tile Water Before It Leaves the Farm
Field Filters Six Ideas to Help Treat Tile Water Before it Leaves the Farm
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Senior Partners - 1 A Will to Save Main Street 3/27 7:39AM
Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing to out-of-state heirs. That's why some farmland owners want their hometowns to inherit at least part of their land.
$3 Corn Subdues Bids Midwest Renters Send an SOS
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Equipment
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Spare Us From IRS Repair Regulations 3/23 2:04PM
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Ag Policy
USDA Defines Actively Engaged Rule Change Won't Apply to Family Farm Operations 3/24 12:21PM
Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engaged rules. Only farm businesses defined as "non-family joint ventures" or general partnerships are affected.
Non-GM Label Bill Introduced Legislation Would Create Non-Biotech Label, Certification Program
Group Questions USDA Science Petition to USDA Demands Changes in Scientific Integrity Policies, Procedures
USDA Extends ARC-PLC Deadline Producers Now Have Until April 7 to Choose Between Commodity Programs
Farm Life
New Paths Living the Dream 3/23 1:55PM
Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
She's Got It All Big-City Life, Working on Farm Aren't Mutually Exclusive for Washington Farm Girl
GAO Seeks Insurance Cuts Report: Reducing Premium Subsidies on Largest Farms Actually Saves Little
Ag Airs Concerns AFBF Pushes EPA to Leave Air Quality Standard Alone
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Newsom on the Market Hanging in the Balance 3/27 6:17AM
Next Tuesday, March 31, could be a day that changes the course of history in the grain markets.
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Ask the Vet Think Generations Ahead When Picking a Bull 3/23 11:13AM
Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breeding?