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Harrington's Sort & Cull

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Oregon's GMO Labeling Earthquake

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Sales Tax Relief for Nebraska Farmers

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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 363'4 3'6 365'0 358'6
Dec-15 409'0 3'6 410'0 404'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Nov-14 998'0 4'6 1002'0 990'6
Nov-15 994'4 4'6 998'2 988'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 535'0 8'2 536'0 525'2
Dec-15 584'4 7'2 585'0 579'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 611'4 6'2 612'6 602'6
Dec-15 --- --- --- ---
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 578'0 7'0 579'0 569'4
Dec-15 619'0 0'6 623'0 619'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 169.050s 1.000 169.050 167.800
Dec-14 169.100s 1.000 169.100 167.650
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Oct-14 240.225s 0.775 --- ---
Nov-14 236.700s 1.525 236.725 236.700
MILK CLASS III[10] Oct-14 23.94s -0.04 --- ---
Dec-14 18.66s -0.57 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Dec-14 63.11 0.07 63.27 62.73
Mar-15 61.91 0.03 62.12 61.86
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 7:02 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Early Word Grains Grains Extend Gains Through Early Friday 10/24 6:00AM
December corn was 3 cents higher, November soybeans 6 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat 9 cents higher.
Weather
Dry Conditions Friday Good for Harvest 10/24 5:52AM
Dry conditions will boost harvest activity, and allow crop drydown across Canada and U.S. crop areas.
Crops
Dealing with Diplodia Ear Rots Could Complicate Harvest 10/17 3:23PM
After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urging growers to scout and be prepared to manage ear rots like Diplodia during harvest and in storage.
Enlist Duo Approved Ten Additional States to Come
Bagging a Big Crop Some Turn to Grain Bags In Face of Record Crops
Crop Tech Corner Armyworms Deploy Chemical Weapons; Plant-Based Fuels Get a Boost
Livestock
Mountain Top Prices Preconditioning Sales Bring a Bonus to Cattlemen 10/20 10:51AM
North Carolina's mountain cattle producers have always been an independent bunch. But a new alliance is proving to them that producers who sell together make more money.
Made In America Live Exports of U.S. Cattle a Growing Trend
Ebola Hits West Africa Hard Virus Not Only Causes Panic, But Guts Food Production in Liberia, Sierra Leone
Ask The Vet Prevention Better Than a 50/50 Diagnosis
Land Management
Soil Health Values Explained Despite Obvious Conservation Benefits, Farmers Need Economic Incentives 9/29 2:22PM
Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas stressed his belief in the value of soil health at a hearing Thursday with supporters of improving the soil through no-till farming and cover crops.
Farm Investors Welcome Stock Markets Open Door to Land Pools
What's a Soybean Worth? Industry Considering Composition-Based Pricing System
Bagging a Big Crop Some Turn to Grain Bags In Face of Record Crops
Farm Business
Farm Bill Contingency Plans Closer Call on ARC-PLC Tradeoffs 10/16 6:42AM
Unexpectedly low harvest prices narrow the gap between farm program options for 2014 and beyond.
Insure Your Revenue Guarantee Play Crop Insurance Defense
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
USDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion Farmers Who Have Faced Disaster With Spring Crops Could See Insurance Benefits
Equipment
Chrysler: What's New for 2015 High Centered, Red Faced and Bug Bitten 9/22 11:00AM
Here's something you don't want to do at a media event for seasoned automotive journalists from all over the world: high center a dually pickup truck during a test drive ... on an off-road trail where you are not supposed to take that kind of vehicle.
Polaris Combat Vehicle Polaris Defense Builds New Combat Vehicle
Vintage Harvest Equipment
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Ag Policy
Global Ag Production Slipping Gap Continues in Meeting Future Food Demands Around World 10/15 1:32PM
A consortium made up of some of the world's largest agribusinesses and conservation groups released its fifth-annual Global Agricultural Productivity report on Wednesday at the World Food Prize Symposium. The report sounds alarms over trends in production globally compared to population trends through 2050.
Low Prices Will Hit Charities Farmer Sees Donations Affected by Commodity Prices
USDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion Farmers Who Have Faced Disaster With Spring Crops Could See Insurance Benefits
Ebola Hits West Africa Hard Virus Not Only Causes Panic, But Guts Food Production in Liberia, Sierra Leone
Farm Life
Ebola Hits West Africa Hard Virus Not Only Causes Panic, But Guts Food Production in Liberia, Sierra Leone 10/20 8:30AM
While the United States finds itself coming to grips with a handful of Ebola cases, agricultural ministers in West Africa say the virus is ripping through their countries not only through infection, but also further exacerbating hunger and wrecking any plans to revitalize the region's farm production.
Low-Cost, Low-Debt Farming Two Young Producers Get Started With Little Cash, Little Equipment, No Land
Technology of a Winning Game Plan Latest Technology Allows Brothers to Make Management Decisions on the Fly
View From the Cab Soybean Harvest Finally Underway in Western Iowa; Peanut Harvest Continues in Florida
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Newsom on the Market Length Matters 45 minutes ago
There are a number of similarities between golf and market analysis; one of them is understanding the importance of length of club and length of chart.
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