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Reader Notes on Top Ag Stories of Last Year

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-15 371'4s -1'6 373'4 368'0
Dec-15 402'6s -1'4 404'6 399'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-15 968'2s -2'0 977'6 967'0
Nov-15 951'2s -7'0 964'0 950'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-15 507'6s 2'4 512'2 500'6
Dec-15 537'6s 0'4 542'4 533'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-15 544'0s 8'2 548'6 533'2
Dec-15 578'4s 4'6 584'2 572'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-15 559'2s 4'2 565'4 553'6
Dec-15 592'0s 1'4 598'4 590'2
LIVE CATTLE[10] Feb-15 153.525s -0.425 155.450 151.600
Apr-15 150.500s -1.000 152.750 148.600
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 212.400s -0.050 --- ---
Mar-15 203.575s -0.775 205.850 200.350
MILK CLASS III[10] Jan-15 16.16s 0.05 --- ---
Mar-15 15.46s 0.75 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-15 59.57s 0.13 59.78 59.10
May-15 60.35s 0.12 60.63 59.96
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 2:25 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Wheat Defies Other Grains, Closes Higher 43 minutes ago
The wheat complex beat the odds Thursday, posting a rally despite pressure from the other grains and a stronger U.S. dollar index. Thursday morning's weekly export sales and shipment numbers were a mixed bag of bullish (soybeans), neutral (corn), and bearish (wheat) for grains in general.
Weather
Precip Friday for Northeast, Southwest 12 minutes ago
The Northeast will see some snow Friday, while the Southwest will see mixed precipitation. The Southern Plains will get moisture this weekend.
Crops
Back to Beans Prepping Continuous Corn Fields for Soybeans 1/28 1:44PM
Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special attention to inoculants, soil fertility needs and residue management.
The Cost of Insect Control Scrutinize Pest Management Inputs in 2015
Doubling Up on Beans Soybean-on-Soybean Acres Create Risk, Extra Management
U.S. Pest Invasion Old World Bollworm Breaches U.S. Territory
Livestock
The Attraction of Youth Young Bulls Become a Safe Bet 1/26 10:49AM
Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poor pick.
Certified at 99% Carcass Merits Meet the Functional Cow
Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Groups Asked to Support Plan to Put Checkoff Increase to a Vote
Ask The Vet Hernia Repair May be the Answer
Land Management
Clean Water Goes a Long Way 1/5 12:51PM
Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sediment and debris.
Clean Water, Healthy Pastures
Give Your Pond New Life Fisheries Specialist Offers Tips to Good Pond Management
Finance Outlook Finances Grim After Failure to Economize
Farm Business
SCO Sticker Shock Growers Disappointed by "Shallow Loss" Debut 1/27 6:57AM
Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard sell in high-risk regions it was supposed to help.
Finance Outlook Finances Grim After Failure to Economize
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Farmland Outlook Land Values Head to a Soft Landing
Equipment
Kubota Steps Up 1/26 8:49AM
A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
Compaction Connection Low-Pressure Tires Are Path to Higher Yields
You Wish You Owned This
Compact Shop Works Big Every Square Foot of Oklahoma Farmer's Shop Packed With Valuable Ideas
Ag Policy
Clean Air Lawsuits Filed Groups Demand EPA Regulate Air Emissions From Livestock Operations 1/28 5:32PM
Several environmental and animal-welfare groups argue in two lawsuits that there is well-documented science that the same compounds and elements released by livestock emissions are considered harmful. Agricultural groups said Wednesday that the plaintiff organizations are trying to continue the oft-criticized tactic of sue-and-settle that has drawn fire in the past.
Meat Industry Groups Back TPA USDA Touts Meat Industry Effort to Close a Pacific Trade Deal
Farm Bill: More Corn in PLC? A Government Projection Shows Fewer Corn Acres in ARC-County Program
Ag Policy Outlook Regulatory Battles Remain the Same, But Trade Agenda Could Advance
Farm Life
Ag and Environment Outlook Ag Industry Keeps Eye on EPA Policies, ESA Reform, Pesticide Lawsuit 1/26 8:34AM
Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the proposed Clean Water Act rule, but there are other issues that will attract attention, including Endangered Species Act reform, recently proposed National Ambient Air Quality standards, and a lawsuit that could make it more difficult for farmers across the country to use the chemicals they need.
Surgery on Plastics Soy Oil at Center of Cutting-Edge Research
Ag Policy Outlook Regulatory Battles Remain the Same, But Trade Agenda Could Advance
Humane Livestock Handling on the Farm Temple Grandin: More Gains Needed in Treatment of Livestock
Featured Column
The Market's Fine Print Doorway to a Parallel Market 1/28 6:01PM
Has the cattle market recently slipped into a parallel universe?
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Ask the Vet Hernia Repair May be the Answer 1/26 11:06AM
How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?