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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 367'6s -7'2 377'6 367'0
Dec-15 378'2s -7'2 388'0 377'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Aug-15 983'0s 8'2 988'6 971'6
Nov-15 943'2s -1'4 954'6 940'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 496'2s -14'4 512'4 495'4
Dec-15 505'2s -15'0 521'4 504'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 495'2s -9'4 505'6 492'4
Dec-15 514'6s -9'6 525'0 512'2
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 529'4s -10'6 540'0 528'6
Dec-15 546'4s -11'0 556'4 545'6
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-15 144.925s -0.125 145.725 144.600
Oct-15 146.475s -0.325 147.425 145.900
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 211.475s 0.225 212.425 211.000
Sep-15 208.950s 0.475 209.875 208.175
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Jul-15 16.32s 0.01 16.32 16.30
Aug-15 --- --- --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 63.89s -0.49 64.20 63.71
Dec-15 63.89s -0.71 64.63 63.85
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 5:04 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Corn, Wheat Tumble Under Liquidation Pressure 7/29 1:45PM
Corn and wheat prices closed lower Wednesday, still facing pressure from investor liquidation as favorable growing weather marks the end of July. November soybeans ended modestly lower with commercials bidding up old-crop prices.
Weather
Rain Thursday in South, Southeast 7/29 1:23PM
Most areas expected dry Thursday, with some showers in southern and southeastern crop areas.
Crops
Enlist Cotton Approved Dow Waits on EPA Approval of Herbicide 7/23 3:24PM
USDA has made its final decision to deregulate Dow AgroScience's Enlist cotton trait, which means all Enlist crops have been approved domestically. Now the company is only awaiting EPA approval to use its Enlist Duo herbicide in cotton.
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Livestock
Market Moves Preconditioning In An Up Market 7/27 12:48PM
Weaning and preconditioning top the list of aggravating and expensive chores for most ranchers. Calves break down fences, they need high-quality feed, and, even with all the extra work, they can still get sick and die from the stress. So why are so many producers still committed to preconditioning?
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PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought Drought Affecting Crops, Livestock in Pacific Northwest 7/20 8:55AM
In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affected by a historic drought.
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Batten Down the Hatches Prep for Years of Narrow Margins, Ag Economist Advises 7/17 12:12PM
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