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8/29 04:13PM
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8/29 04:12PM
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Fluid Milk Sales Decline 2.2%
8/29 04:05PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Cattle Futures Close Sharply Higher on Positive Cash News
8/29 03:38PM
China Battles Big Cotton Reserves
Textile Companies Will Pay for Higher Quality U.S. Cotton
8/29 03:36PM
Some Corn Vulnerable To Freeze
Chilly And Wet Fall Ahead
8/29 03:35PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol futures Mixed in Sluggish Trade
8/29 03:19PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Rallies Late to Close Flat in December
8/29 02:01PM
More Rain in Midwest Saturday
8/29 02:01PM
Cost of Carry Calculation
Weekly Computation of the Cost of Carry for Corn, Soybeans
8/29 01:50PM
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Continued Support Pushed Soybean Meal Prices Higher
8/29 01:49PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Grains Settle Lower Ahead Of Three-Day Weekend
8/29 01:37PM
Russia Wheat Exports Grow
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Land Costs Hamper US Competitiveness

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Biodiesel Traders Look Past Spot Market to Heating Season

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Filling Out a Big Crop

Harrington's Sort & Cull

The Lost Grills of Labor Day?

South America Calling

Brazil Congress Votes On Greater Trucker Flexibility

An Urban's Rural View

Happy Labor Day, Farmers

Machinery Chatter

Launch Season After the Gold Rush

Editors' Notebook

Field Day Observances

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-14 359'0s -2'6 361'6 356'0
Dec-14 364'6s -4'4 369'0 362'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-14 1089'4s 15'6 1095'6 1070'2
Nov-14 1024'2s -4'4 1034'0 1021'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-14 550'2s -6'2 562'2 546'0
Dec-14 563'4s -8'2 578'6 561'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-14 626'2s -8'6 639'2 623'6
Dec-14 642'6s -2'0 652'0 638'4
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-14 615'0s 3'0 620'2 611'6
Dec-14 629'6s -2'2 641'0 626'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-14 155.900s 1.250 156.200 153.500
Oct-14 151.425s 1.325 151.500 149.850
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-14 218.650s 1.500 218.650 218.250
Oct-14 216.725s 1.950 216.750 216.400
MILK CLASS III[10] Aug-14 22.24s 0.00 --- ---
Oct-14 22.87s 0.09 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-14 67.60s 0.46 68.03 66.57
Dec-14 66.57s -0.01 66.66 65.76
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 7:12 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Settle Lower Ahead Of Three-Day Weekend 8/29 1:49PM
All three grains closed lower Friday as bearish expectations for record harvests of U.S. corn and soybeans as well as record world wheat production continue to keep a lid on grain prices. The only exceptions among new-crop contracts were December soybean meal and oats, both with slight gains on the day.
Weather
More Rain in Midwest Saturday 8/29 2:01PM
During Saturday, rain showers will work across the central and eastern Midwest, south through the Delta. We'll see drier conditions elsewhere ahead of a new round of showers moving into the Northern Plains and western Midwest during the Labor Day weekend.
Crops
Betting on Shorter Beans Gene Discovery Could Shrink, Stabilize Northern Soybean Varieties 8/15 10:26AM
Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produces semi-determinate soybean plants, in the hopes that their smaller stature could help farmers with lodging in high-yielding environments.
Chasing Rootworms High-Flying Beetles Prove a Mobile Pest
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Take On Two Ears
Sauder's New Vision Control the Plant
Livestock
Super Food The King of Cattle Forages 8/25 11:03AM
Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-per-bushel grain made many producers forget about chopping corn. This season, with grain prices down and beef at historically high levels, is a good time to give corn silage a second look.
Cutting Risks Maximum Value Comes at the Optimal End Point
Checkoff Conflict More Walk Outs on Beef Talks
Ask The Vet Bull Buying Basics
Land Management
Weathering the Drought Recent Rains in Southern Plains Help Farmer Break Cycle, Boost Outlook 7/28 10:57AM
Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exceptional drought conditions. The wheat crop was a disaster this year, but at least one farmer feels he has weathered the worst of the drought conditions.
Rediscovering Grain Sorghum Corn Growers Look at Grain Sorghum in Regions Where Drought is Common
Interpretive Rule Seen as Invalid Agency Asked to Conduct Rulemaking
Do a Yield Checkup Preharvest Examinations Help Select Seed for Next Year
Farm Business
Pick Contingency Plans - 3 Weigh Insurance in the Equation 8/20 12:01PM
As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal farm support programs.
Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Farm Programs Adjusted for Payment Caps and Income Eligibility
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations
Equipment
Farmers Pivot Back After Storms Companies Report Hundreds of Damaged Irrigation Systems Up and Running Again 8/18 12:42PM
The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up and running again, according to irrigation companies in the state.
New Holland Dealers Are a Big Deal
To Bag or Not to Bag? Grain Bags One Option for Farmers Who Need Temporary Storage Quickly
Buyer Be Aware New Business Takes Some Risk Out of Buying Used Farm Equipment
Ag Policy
AFBF Appeal Reversal Sought in Chesapeake Ruling 8/22 11:30AM
The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's September 2013 decision that EPA can set "pollution diets" in Chesapeake Bay.
Mapping the CWA Ag Groups, House to Show Act's Reach
Iowa: Stressing Water Quality Ag Groups Form Alliance to Champion State Nutrient Strategy
USDA Readies Dairy Program Sign-up for New Dairy Margin Protection Program Begins Tuesday
Farm Life
Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Farm Programs Adjusted for Payment Caps and Income Eligibility 8/25 12:40PM
Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,000 adjusted gross income annually to stay eligible for farm programs.
Pick Contingency Plans - 3 Weigh Insurance in the Equation
Farming on the Mother Road - 4 Route 66 Transitions From Crops to Cattle Country in Southern Missouri
View From the Cab Iowa, Florida Farmers Battle Pests, Crop Diseases, Aches and Pains
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Ask the Vet Remote Control For Horn Flies 8/18 10:19AM
Some tips on fly control.