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8/31 07:48PM
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July Milk-Feed Ratio Declines to 2.01
8/31 04:21PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Bounce Higher, Influenced by Gasoline Markets
8/31 04:14PM
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8/31 03:51PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Lean Hog Futures Bolt Significantly Higher
8/31 02:49PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Finishes Flat to Lower
8/31 02:00PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Grains Eke Out Higher Close
8/31 01:53PM
Ag Policy Blog
EPA Analyzes Successes, Shortfalls of Three Chesapeake Bay States
8/31 01:04PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
8/31 01:00PM
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Soybeans End the Week Higher; Corn Unchanged
8/31 12:56PM
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Railroads Respond to STB Requests to Provide Service Outlook

Technically Speaking

China Fed the Dow

Fundamentally Speaking

Stock Market Influence on Commodity Prices

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EPA Analyzes Successes, Shortfalls of Three Chesapeake Bay States

Minding Ag's Business

Iowa Land Values Bounce

Ag Weather Forum

Dry Late August Has Impact

Ethanol Blog

Energy Prices Find New Life

Production Blog

Walk This Way

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Scrapping a Cutting Edge Gone Rusty

South America Calling

Upturn in Brazilian Fertilizer Demand

An Urban's Rural View

What Laysan Albatrosses and Farm Fields Have in Common

Machinery Chatter

John Deere Goes Four-Track

Editors' Notebook

Gray Monday

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 360'4 -3'2 362'4 360'4
Dec-15 372'4 -2'6 374'4 372'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-15 890'6 -6'6 892'0 890'6
Nov-15 881'2 -6'2 885'0 880'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 481'0 -1'4 482'0 481'0
Dec-15 483'0 -2'0 484'4 482'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 462'0 -1'6 463'6 462'0
Dec-15 485'0 -2'6 488'0 485'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 494'0 -2'4 494'0 494'0
Dec-15 511'2 -3'2 514'0 511'2
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-15 145.500s -1.025 147.325 144.400
Oct-15 143.200s -0.775 144.550 142.900
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-15 201.825s -0.575 204.725 201.550
Oct-15 197.875s -1.050 200.950 197.725
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Aug-15 --- --- --- ---
Sep-15 16.21 0.00 16.21 16.21
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 --- --- --- ---
Dec-15 62.87 -0.13 62.96 62.71
Mon, Aug 31, 2015 8:49 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Eke Out Higher Close 8/31 2:00PM
Grains ended slightly higher Monday, overcoming their lower early start with bullish influence coming from a third consecutive day of higher crude oil prices. Another reported export sale of new-crop soybeans to unknown destinations helped keep suspicions alive that China continues to buy soybeans.
Weather
Dry Tuesday Ahead for Most 8/31 11:59AM
Scattered showers during Tuesday will impact parts of Florida, southeast Texas and also the northwest Canadian Prairies region. Mostly dry or with only a few isolated light showers elsewhere in the key U.S. and Canada crop areas.
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
Livestock
Cattle Market The Hoof Beats of Expansion 8/31 12:11PM
There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell opportunity.
Profit Niche Steak With the Horns
The Market's Fine Print Chinese Fire Drill
Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias Can Be Fixed
Land Management
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
Cash Rent Reset - 1 Something's Gotta Give
The Great Water War Politics of California Drought Having Major Impact on State's Ag Industry
Farm Business
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
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Cash Rent Reset - 3 Be an Open Book
Equipment
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.
Get Grain Carts Ready for Harvest
Soil Sampling Gets Up to Speed Automation Comes Late to an Old Tool
A New Field of Dreams Nitrogen Management Tools Debut
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
Senior Partners - 5 What Dad Learned in the '80s 8/31 10:47AM
This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer another serious setback. Here's what veterans of the 1980s debt crisis want their children to remember, so their kids don't have to learn the hard way.
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Can I Afford Income Tax If I Sell a Spare Combine?
Net Farm Income Falling Fast USDA Projects 2015 Farm Income Will be Less Than Half 2013 Figures
Got Cheese? Plain Milk Didn't Pay the Bills, So Dairy Turns to More Solid Product
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Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias Can Be Fixed 8/31 12:20PM
Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?