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Ethanol Futures Mixed in Quiet Trade
7/6 04:42PM
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Lean Hog Settle Mixed Tied to Profit Taking, Bear Spreading
7/6 04:13PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
American Cheese Production Increases
7/6 04:09PM
OBITUARY: Futures Pits
Futures Trading Comes to an End in CME's Octagonal Pits
7/6 02:50PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Finishes Lower Third Session in Row
7/6 02:50PM
EPA Water Cleanup Plan Upheld
Court Rules EPA Has Authority to Set Pollution Control Standards in Chesapeake Bay
7/6 01:46PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Row Crops Pull Back, Wheat Ends Higher
7/6 01:42PM
Ask The Mechanic
"Regen Cycle" Routine
7/6 01:12PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
7/6 12:57PM
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
7/6 12:39PM
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
Spot Prices Weaken
7/6 12:37PM
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Record Trading Volumes in Ag

Technically Speaking

Sunday's Referendum Vote: It's All Greek to Me

Fundamentally Speaking

Corn Yields Can Hold Despite Heavy Rains

Ag Policy Blog

Ag Coalition Sees Opportunity in Renewed U.S.-Cuban Relationship

Minding Ag's Business

Story Book Endings for Estate Taxes

Ag Weather Forum

Rainy Conditions for Corn Pollination

Ethanol Blog

Improved Relations With Cuba Could Increase DDGS Market

Production Blog

The Pollinator's Dilemma

Harrington's Sort & Cull

The Fireworks of Pork Exports

South America Calling

Brazilian Soy Rust Threat

An Urban's Rural View

Farmers Win Property Rights Case

Machinery Chatter

I Am NOT Old!

Editors' Notebook

The Good, The Bad, The Drowned

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Jul-15 414'0 -4'4 415'0 412'4
Dec-15 430'2 -4'6 431'4 428'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jul-15 1030'6 -3'0 1030'6 1028'0
Nov-15 1014'2 -0'4 1018'4 1009'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Jul-15 587'6 -0'6 587'6 587'6
Dec-15 598'2 -5'4 601'2 597'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Jul-15 576'2 0'0 --- ---
Dec-15 608'0 -5'0 610'4 608'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Jul-15 618'6s 12'4 600'2 595'6
Dec-15 642'4 -3'4 642'4 642'4
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-15 150.500s -0.725 151.725 150.075
Oct-15 153.475s -0.650 154.425 153.025
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 216.975s -0.475 218.050 216.225
Sep-15 215.575s -0.525 216.650 214.750
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Jul-15 16.04 0.04 16.06 16.02
Aug-15 16.28 0.03 16.37 16.26
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Jul-15 --- --- --- ---
Oct-15 67.20 -0.08 67.20 67.20
Mon, Jul 6, 2015 8:45 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Row Crops Pull Back, Wheat Ends Higher 7/6 1:46PM
Row crops closed lower Monday, correcting back from their recent rallies after the eastern Midwest got a break from the rain over the weekend. Wheat closed higher with drier conditions hanging on in the northwestern U.S. and more rain in this week's forecast for the southern and eastern Midwest.
Weather
More Rain in Eastern Midwest Tuesday 7/6 12:10PM
Scattered moderate to locally heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected during Tuesday through the southeast and south-central areas of the central and south Plains wheat belt. Moderate thundershowers may also cover the central and southern areas of the eastern Midwest and far northern areas of the Delta during Tuesday.
Crops
Crop Tech Corner Community Weed Control Pays Off; Scientists Search for Flood-Tolerant Beans 6/19 9:26AM
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded together to slow the spread of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth, researchers are testing more flood-tolerant soybean varieties, and scientists confirm that high heat hinders the effectiveness of HPPD-inhibitor herbicides.
Fungus Among Us Wet Weather Spurs Disease
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Face the Fungicide Question
Wheat Harvest Late, Mixed May Rains Blessing and Curse
Livestock
Get Over The Hump Doing Away With Discounts for Brahman Genetics 7/6 10:42AM
Brahman genetics add a lot of positives to a herd, but tenderness has not always been one of them. Times are changing.
The Bull Pen A Good Bull Pays His Own Way
The Market's Fine Print Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall
Ask the Vet Making Informed Decisions
Land Management
Rain, Rain, Go Away Corn, Soybeans Face Wet Soils, Ponding 6/22 12:07PM
Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk for plant death, poor crop development and disease this year.
Crops Swim in Texas South Texas Farmers Face Uncertainty After Record Rains
Farming With Friendlies Production Practices Can Promote Insect Allies in Battle Against Weeds, Pests
WOTUS Fine Print Ag Group Wants Congressional Action to Stop Water Rule
Farm Business
"Total Market Isn't Dead" Used Farm Machinery Grows to Glut 6/15 8:07AM
Used equipment inventories are escalating.
Labor Pains - 1 Help on the Fringes
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Shock Therapy for Finances Lenders Urge a Reset on 2016 Costs
Equipment
Ask The Mechanic "Regen Cycle" Routine 7/6 1:42PM
Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by without using all of the emission-standards diesel truck and tractors have and other interesting questions.
Midyear Checkup on Equipment Sales
Yamaha New ATVs Give Choices Kodiak 700 4x4 is Working Man's Version of Yamaha's New ATVs
Danger After the Storm
Ag Policy
Feds to Examine Biotech Rules Ag White House Orders Review of Regulatory Framework on Biotechnology 7/2 3:55PM
In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was needed to ensure public confidence in the regulatory system, improve transparency and prevent unnecessary barriers to future innovations. The overhaul in regulations would focus on biotech crops, animals and microbes, but would avoid re-examining rules for biotech products in the medical field.
A Rice Carbon Offset Market California Regulators Could Recognize Emission Reductions From Rice Farmers
States Sue Over WOTUS Lawsuits Filed After EPA Publishes Final Rule on Clean Water Act Changes
EPA Water Cleanup Plan Upheld Court Rules EPA Has Authority to Set Pollution Control Standards in Chesapeake Bay
Farm Life
Midsummer Weather Outlook - 1 Rainy Conditions for Corn Pollination 7/6 11:14AM
Wet conditions may challenge corn yield in 2015.
Midsummer Weather Outlook - 2 Persistent Showers Threaten Soybean Yields
Midsummer Weather Outlook - 3 Floods, Drought May Reduce World Wheat Production
Cattle Trades Go High Tech New Online Digital Sales Floor Allows Buyers, Sellers to Negotiate Trades, Terms
Featured Column
Gulke: July Report 7/6 8:32AM
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Ask the Vet Making Informed Decisions 7/6 10:55AM
Is this feed-through fly control safe for my herd?