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Corn Basis Weaker; Soybean, HRS Basis Unchanged
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MN Turkey Farmers Increase Security
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3/30 04:25PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Income Over Feed: $7.66
3/30 04:07PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Follow Corn Prices Higher
3/30 03:47PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Deferred Lean Hog Contracts Jump Higher Following Quarterly Inventory
3/30 02:58PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Closes Lower in Outside-Range Reversal
3/30 02:01PM
Light Precip Tuesday in Northern Areas
3/30 01:57PM
Ethanol Blog
3/30 01:55PM
Soil Health - 2
Is Your Soil Breathing?
3/30 01:51PM
California Drought And Climate Change
3/30 01:44PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Wheat Prices Jump Higher
3/30 01:04PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
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Lock and Dam 2 Welcomes First Barge

Technically Speaking

Weekly Analysis: Livestock Markets

Fundamentally Speaking

Prospective 2015 U.S. Soybean Yield

Ag Policy Blog

Enviros Push EPA to Take Second Look at Glyphosate

Minding Ag's Business

More War Wounds for a Corn Contender

Ag Weather Forum

California Drought And Climate Change

Ethanol Blog

Spot Ethanol Prices Track Corn Futures Higher Monday

Production Blog

Last Call on EPA Rules

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Trading the Vernal Equinox

South America Calling

AgRural: Falling Brazilian Real Stimulates Soy Sales

An Urban's Rural View

"Just Because It's Organic Doesn't Mean It Tastes Good"

Machinery Chatter

PED Virus Changes Hog Farmers' Patterns

Editors' Notebook

The Hypocrite's Dilemma

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] May-15 394'6 0'2 395'0 393'6
Dec-15 418'4 0'2 418'6 417'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] May-15 964'4 -3'2 968'6 964'0
Nov-15 946'4 -2'6 950'4 946'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] May-15 526'2 -4'0 531'6 525'0
Dec-15 549'2 -6'0 557'0 548'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] May-15 573'0 -3'2 577'0 573'0
Dec-15 603'4 -1'2 605'6 601'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] May-15 588'4 -2'2 591'0 588'4
Dec-15 613'4 0'2 614'0 613'4
LIVE CATTLE[10] Apr-15 162.500s -0.125 162.800 161.700
Jun-15 152.975s 0.000 153.325 152.050
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Apr-15 218.625s -0.650 218.650 218.625
May-15 217.450s -0.675 217.425 217.000
MILK CLASS III[10] Mar-15 15.52s 0.01 --- ---
May-15 15.77s 0.32 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] May-15 62.50 -0.02 62.84 62.40
Jul-15 62.95 -0.05 63.40 62.84
Tue, Mar 31, 2015 4:45 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Wheat Prices Jump Higher 3/30 1:44PM
May K.C. wheat posted its highest close in over two months with early weather concerns prompting a combination of commercial buying and noncommercial short-covering. Corn and soybeans were quietly higher in front of Tuesday's USDA reports.
Weather
Light Precip Tuesday in Northern Areas 3/30 2:01PM
Mostly dry and warm Tuesday excepting light rain and snow around the Great Lakes.
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
Spring Break Report The Week Harvard University Students Came Home to the Farm 3/30 10:50AM
T.J. Menn has managed to do something no Illinois farm boy has ever done before. He's turned agriculture into a Facebook trend among students at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government in Boston.
A Profitable End Tighter Stocker Market Creates Profit Challenges
Making Money With Manure - 1 Manure Happens: How to Use it to Your Advantage
Ask the Vet Consider Culling Cows With Mastitis
Land Management
$3 Corn Subdues Bids Midwest Renters Send an SOS 3/30 12:11PM
March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
Soil Health - 1 Why Soil Is in the Spotlight
Soil Health - 2 Is Your Soil Breathing?
Field Filters Six Ideas to Help Treat Tile Water Before it Leaves the Farm
Farm Business
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
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Senior Partners - 2 Reward Your Hometown Team
Equipment
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Spare Us From IRS Repair Regulations 3/23 2:04PM
Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and compliance on the Affordable Care Act.
"Crimp" Your Style Two Kansas Cover-Crop Farmers Share Their Experiences With Rollers
A Possible Tier 5 Could Be Win, Win Best Buy
Feeding Hay Cut Hay Waste With Bale Feeders
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
Senior Partners - 1 A Will to Save Main Street 3/30 12:05PM
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.
Farm Program Countdown - 2 Where PLC Finds its Sweet Spot
GAO Seeks Insurance Cuts Report: Reducing Premium Subsidies on Largest Farms Actually Saves Little
White House Pushes Broadband Only About Half of Rural America Has Access to High Speed Internet Under FCC Standards
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Ask the Vet Consider Culling Cows With Mastitis 3/30 11:09AM
Can a cow with mastitis be saved?