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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 362'4 -0'6 363'2 362'0
Dec-15 373'6 -1'2 375'0 373'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-15 891'6 -1'4 894'2 891'6
Nov-15 880'4 -5'0 885'2 880'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 476'6 -0'2 477'2 476'6
Dec-15 483'6 0'0 484'2 483'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 457'4 -0'2 457'4 455'4
Dec-15 483'4 0'0 483'6 483'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 490'0 -0'4 490'0 488'6
Dec-15 511'0 -0'4 511'0 510'0
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-15 146.525s 1.875 146.525 144.550
Oct-15 143.975s 1.425 144.600 142.225
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-15 202.400s 2.050 203.200 200.075
Oct-15 198.925s 1.850 199.875 196.900
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Aug-15 --- --- --- ---
Sep-15 16.16 -0.01 16.17 16.16
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 63.75s -0.08 64.24 63.74
Dec-15 63.00s -0.35 63.62 62.76
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 7:34 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Wheat Slides to New Low, Soybeans Higher 8/28 1:58PM
December Chicago wheat posted a new contract low Friday with pleasant August weather paving the way for the final rounds of spring wheat harvest. December corn was steady and soybeans finished higher with help from next week's forecast for drier weather.
Weather
Warm, Dry in Central US This Weekend 8/28 5:39PM
During Saturday, showers with light-to-moderate rain will cover the central Great Lakes, mid-Mississippi Valley and southeastern Plains. We'll see dry conditions elsewhere. Temperatures will warm to seasonal to above-normal levels through the weekend.
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
Crop Tech Corner Laying the Groundwork for Remote Weed Scouting
Weed Whackers Walking Beans Makes a Comeback
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Ample Stocks Ahead Hay and Feed Price Outlook 8/24 10:53AM
Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and moderating prices.
Rethink Grazing Take Grazing Outside the Box
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Ask the Vet Skin Infections Should be Isolated
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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.
Something in the Water
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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.
Cash Rent Reset - 1 Something's Gotta Give
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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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Ag Policy
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.
Judge: 'Ag-Gag' Law Unconstitutional Federal Judge Rules Idaho Law Against Secret Recording Violates First Amendment
Window of Opportunity Closing U.S. Risks Losing Competitive Advantage in Infrastructure
Hope for Highway Funding Advocates See Long-Term Bill in 2015
Farm Life
Klinefelter: By the Numbers Comments on Our Current Economic Situation 8/24 11:18AM
Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. Implementing more sophisticated management practices may help you avoid the worst financial stress.
Training for Sustainability Hmong Producers Implement Conservation Efforts
Neonics in Water Study Finds Chemicals Prevalent in Streams, Rivers Across U.S.
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Newsom on the Market Summer is Over 8/28 6:33AM
Seasons change. That much we know for sure. What we don't know is what lies in store as fall begins with winter not far behind.
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Ask the Vet Skin Infections Should be Isolated 8/24 11:16AM
What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?