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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 383'6 -0'6 385'0 382'6
Dec-15 417'2 -0'2 418'6 416'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-15 1033'0 2'2 1037'2 1028'4
Nov-15 1000'6 3'2 1004'6 995'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 519'6 2'2 521'2 517'2
Dec-15 540'2 1'6 544'2 538'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 538'2 3'6 538'2 536'2
Dec-15 579'0 4'4 580'4 577'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 556'0s 4'6 557'0 546'0
Dec-15 589'2 -1'0 590'0 588'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Feb-15 158.000s -3.125 162.400 156.150
Apr-15 151.700s 1.900 151.875 149.300
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Mar-15 201.900s 1.600 202.025 200.250
Apr-15 200.325s 1.275 200.425 197.900
MILK CLASS III[10] Feb-15 15.49s 0.00 --- ---
Apr-15 15.87s 0.38 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 --- --- --- ---
May-15 64.25 -0.68 64.67 64.12
Mon, Mar 2, 2015 6:46 AM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
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DTN Early Word Grains Grains Start the Month Quietly Mixed 48 minutes ago
May corn was 1 cent lower, May soybeans were fractionally higher, and May Chicago wheat was 1 cent higher.
Weather
Southeast U.S. to See Showers Monday 46 minutes ago
Snow in Canadian Rockies Monday. Rain and snow in the Rockies. Rain in the lower Mississippi valley and Southeast today.
Crops
The Art of Planting - 3 The Race is On 2/25 6:37AM
A fast start is part of a winning strategy.
The Art of Planting - 4 Need For Speed
The Art of Planting - 5 Row Cleaners Grow Up
Crop Tech Corner Sorghum Yields Get a Boost; Wheat Rust Resistance Pinpointed
Livestock
Seeing Red in Dietary Advice Committee Recommends Americans Eat Less Red, Processed Meats 2/23 2:44PM
As feared by the meat industry, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee's report downplays the health role of lean meat in a diet while also advising Americans to reduce eating red and processed meat, refined grains, added sugars and sodium. The report also recommended replacing solid animal fats with vegetable oils and nuts.
Calving Prep Keep Good Colostrum Replacers and Electrolytes at the Ready
A Gift for Learning Journagan Herefords Go to School Every Day
Ask the Vet Pregnant Cow Still Cycling
Land Management
Two Sisters, One Bold Move Conservation Ethic Thrives on Century-Old Montana Ranch That Almost Never Was 2/2 1:26PM
If not for two unrelated sisters and a salt barrel, Robert Bold's family story would read a lot differently.
Down but Not Out Farmland Market Stabilizing
Sustainable Partners New Initiative Allows Farmers to Test, Compare Soil-Health Improvements
Neb. Court Slows Keystone TransCanada to Stay Eminent Domain
Farm Business
IRS Resets Clock on ACA Penalties "No Double Dipping" Still in Force 2/20 11:05AM
A retroactive IRS notice buys time for small employers to discontinue health reimbursement plans made illegal under the Affordable Care Act.
Down But Not Out Farmland Market Stabilizing
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Permanent Section 179 Fix House Passes Bill to Make $500,000 Equipment Write-Off Permanent
Equipment
Harvest Helper New Stripper/Baler Saves Time 2/25 3:55PM
New cotton stripper/baler can save time and labor costs.
Brace It With Wire Brace Assembly Is Key to Strong Fenceline
You Wish You Owned This
Another Headwind for Drones
Ag Policy
Seeing Red in Dietary Advice Committee Recommends Americans Eat Less Red, Processed Meats 2/19 3:49PM
As feared by the meat industry, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee's report downplays the health role of lean meat in a diet while also advising Americans to reduce eating red and processed meat, refined grains, added sugars and sodium. The report also recommended replacing solid animal fats with vegetable oils and nuts.
Base Acres Deadline Extended Ag Secretary Says USDA Will Monitor ARC-PLC Sign Up Through March 31
USDA Mum on ARC-PLC Extension Ag Secretary Monitors Farm Program Sign-Up Daily
Corn Growers Defend RFS Members of Congress Seek Repeal While EPA Dithers on Volume Requirements
Farm Life
The World Wants Our Hay Skyrocketing Demand in China, Middle East Means More US Hay Heading Overseas 2/25 3:34PM
Once considered a mostly local commodity because of bulky physical characteristics that make handling and transportation difficult, an increasing amount of U.S. hay has been moving to overseas markets during the past five years.
Mine the Data Analyzing Aggregate Crop-Production Info Helps Iowa Farmers Make Management Decisions
Will We Swallow GE Potatoes Farmers Need a Voice in GE Discussions
Flip a Coin on ARC, PLC Farm Program's Dueling Computers
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Newsom on the Market Phoenix Early Rising 2/27 6:39AM
As calendars turn to spring (unofficially), grains seem set to follow the lead of the Phoenix.
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Ask the Vet Pregnant Cow Still Cycling 2/23 3:15PM
How could a pregnant cow still cycle?