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11/21 06:07PM
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Soybean, HRS, HRW Basis Higher
11/21 04:38PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Surge Higher in Active Support
11/21 04:29PM
Ethanol Blog
11/21 04:19PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
October Inventories Decline
11/21 04:04PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Cattle Futures Close Week Solidly Higher
11/21 03:29PM
Production Blog
Bringing Down the Bee Barrier
11/21 02:54PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
11/21 02:51PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Settles Higher on Light Volume
11/21 02:41PM
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Lower Winter Ration Costs by Replacing Hay With Corn, Co-products
11/21 02:39PM
High Nitrate Levels in IA Rivers
Wet Weather in Late Summer, Fall, Blamed for Washing Nitrogen From Fields Into Rivers
11/21 02:29PM
Bin Doors Slam Shut on Corn
Futures Market Carry May Complicate Spring Marketing
11/21 02:28PM
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Soybeans, Corn Rally Thursday
Blogs
Market Matters Blog

PNW Shuttles Slowed This Week by Cold, Snow; Casselton Derailment Adds to Slowdown

Technically Speaking

Sub-$74 Crude Oil

Fundamentally Speaking

10, 20 and 30 Year Corn Yield Volatility

Ag Policy Blog

RFS Decision Could Alter Biofuels, Corn, Soybean Markets

Minding Ag's Business

Tick, Tick, Tick on Higher Rates

Ag Weather Forum

Record World Warmth in October

Ethanol Blog

Surprise, Surprise EPA Delays RFS Ruling

Production Blog

Bringing Down the Bee Barrier

Harrington's Sort & Cull

It's Thanksgiving: Check Your Guns at the Door

South America Calling

Rain Damages Brazilian Wheat

An Urban's Rural View

The Widening Urban-Rural Divide

Machinery Chatter

Quinn Farm Update - Challenging Growing Season Completed

Editors' Notebook

Tweets of Wheat: HRS is Not HRW is Not HAD, etc.

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 372'6s -0'4 381'4 369'6
Dec-15 415'6s -0'4 423'4 413'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jan-15 1039'0s 18'4 1040'0 1013'4
Nov-15 1017'6s 13'2 1019'4 997'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 547'2s 0'0 553'6 540'6
Dec-15 586'0s 1'0 590'6 579'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 604'0s 1'6 608'2 598'2
Dec-15 634'4s -1'0 639'4 633'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 583'2s -1'2 589'4 580'0
Dec-15 631'0s 1'2 635'0 629'4
LIVE CATTLE[10] Dec-14 170.900s 0.650 170.950 169.975
Feb-15 172.150s 0.325 172.500 171.425
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Jan-15 236.350s 0.775 236.500 235.050
Mar-15 234.450s 0.725 234.450 234.450
MILK CLASS III[10] Nov-14 21.90s -0.02 --- ---
Jan-15 17.35s 0.11 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Dec-14 59.76s 1.22 59.79 58.51
Mar-15 59.52s 0.66 59.74 58.80
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 8:56 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Closing Market Comment
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Midday Hot Sheet
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Market Weather Outlook
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Reporter's Notebook
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2014 Ag Summit
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Demand Lifts Soybeans Higher 11/21 2:08PM
January soybeans closed higher Friday, helped by commercial buying after a week that saw bullish export news and a continuation of strong crush incentives. December corn traded higher for most of the day, but closed lower in the final minutes, the latest victim of option expiration-related selling.
Weather
Rain in Southern, Eastern Areas Sat. 11/21 5:47AM
The Southern Plains, southern Midwest and points east will get some rain Saturday. To the north and northwest, areas of the Plains and Prairies will see a mix of rain and snow Saturday night.
Crops
Crop Tech Corner Orange Corn Combats Blindness; More Bt Beans on the Way 10/31 1:14PM
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabilities, another Bt-soybean trait is deregulated in the U.S., and a government researcher is taking a closer look at frozen oats.
All Roughed Up Cut-Up Fields Face Compaction Repair
To Catch a (Silent) Thief Sample for SCN Before Selecting Seed
Diversity Is Word One Single Product Use Recipe for Resistance
Livestock
Strong Immunity Wins The Two-Week Window That Changes Everything 11/17 1:17PM
Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that drop-off can set off a chain reaction that's hard to stop.
Farm Groups Agree on Big Data Companies, Organizations Detail Principles for Protecting Farmer Information
Arctic Blast Worries Wheat Growers Experts: Too Early to Gauge Damage From Cold Snap
Ask The Vet When a Bull Goes Bad
Land Management
CWA Rule Pressure State: 'Law Creates More Confusion' 10/27 1:04PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the proposed Clean Water Act rule and wait for completion of connectivity science work.
Water in the Bank Water-Management Strategies Reduce Input Costs, Provide Insurance in Drought Years
Stretching a State's Waters Second Water Vision Draft Presented at Governor's Conference
Bagging a Big Crop Some Turn to Grain Bags In Face of Record Crops
Farm Business
Klinefelter: By the Numbers Quit the Country Bank-Farm Credit Feud 11/17 2:01PM
Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation needs both country banks and their Farm Credit cousins competing for rural borrowers.
Lenders on Alert Ag Bankers Prepare for Tough Times
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Immigration Order Shortfalls Ag Labor Concerns Largely Unaddressed by Executive Action
Equipment
Russ' Vintage Iron A Look at Farm Life Nearly 100 Years Ago 10/27 1:04PM
DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
Polaris Combat Vehicle Polaris Defense Builds New Combat Vehicle
Tools Apply Inputs With Precision Technology Helps Growers Create Sustainable Production Practices
Another Headwind for Drones FAA Requires Commercial Pilot's License to Fly Drones
Ag Policy
GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman Two CPAs to Lead House Ag Committee 11/19 11:51AM
The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee in the next Congress. His election means that both top leaders on the House Agriculture Committee will be certified public accountants.
Ag Runoff Targeted Toledo Algal Bloom Puts Target on Agriculture Nutrients
Ag Pushes Tax Extenders Bill Grassley Says Negotiations on Tax Provisions Continue
Immigration Order Shortfalls Ag Labor Concerns Largely Unaddressed by Executive Action
Farm Life
Head Start Pennsylvania Teen Looking to Expand Farm-to-Fork Business 11/17 10:33AM
A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to expand.
Woodbury: Farm Family Business A Different Buffett Rule
Questions on Ag and Climate Study Highlights Farmer Skepticism as China Deal, Keystone Pipeline Remain Hot Topics
View From the Cab Iowa, Florida Farmers in Top of the Ninth Inning in Fall Harvest Continues in Florida
Featured Column
Newsom on the Market Talking Turkey 11/21 6:15AM
Next week is Thanksgiving, a day meant for enjoying different takes on turkey before we turn our attention to more pressing matters.
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Ask the Vet When a Bull Goes Bad 11/17 1:22PM
A warning about bull breeding soundness.