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5/28 06:14PM
DTN Daily Basis Comments
Corn Soybean Basis Steady, HRS Basis Weaker
5/28 05:01PM
Don't Blow Off Your AD-1026
Conservation Compliance Forms Are Due on Monday
5/28 04:49PM
USDA: Ag Exports at $140.5 Billion
Grain, Oilseed Forecasts Brighten From February Estimates
5/28 04:45PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Cattle Futures Explode With Triple-Digit Gains
5/28 04:23PM
Farm Bureau Backs COOL Repeal
AFBF Has Backed COOL in the Past, But Group Fears Trade Retaliation
5/28 04:11PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
March-April Income Over Feed Cost: $7.58
5/28 04:02PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Rebound on Tighter Supplies
5/28 02:43PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Surges to Strong Triple-Digit Gains
5/28 02:00PM
Ethanol Blog
5/28 02:00PM
Rain Friday in Plains, Midwest
5/28 01:53PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Grains Mixed, Ethanol Production Up
5/28 01:03PM
Bee Proposal
EPA Rules Would Restrict Pesticide, Herbicide Applications at Bloom
Blogs
Market Matters Blog

ATA Reports Trucking Revenues Grow in Spite of Shortage

Technically Speaking

Soybeans: "Slip Slidin' Away"

Fundamentally Speaking

Soybean Crop Conditions vs. Final Yields

Ag Policy Blog

WOTUS Me: Vilsack, Sen. Roberts Discuss New EPA Rule

Minding Ag's Business

Leadership the Army Way

Ag Weather Forum

Drier Weather Continues for Canadian Prairies

Ethanol Blog

Ethanol Gains, RINs Nosedive on EIA Stock Draw, EPA Talk

Production Blog

Put Your Scouting Boots On

Harrington's Sort & Cull

A Budget-Minded Memorial Day

South America Calling

Brazil's Continuing Cane Malaise

An Urban's Rural View

A Cross-Country Statistical Ag Tour

Machinery Chatter

"Ownership" Kerfuffle Continues

Editors' Notebook

Readers Update Crop Progress, Conditions

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Jul-15 354'0 0'4 355'6 352'6
Dec-15 370'6 0'6 372'2 369'2
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jul-15 928'4 2'4 929'6 925'4
Nov-15 904'2 2'2 905'2 900'6
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Jul-15 486'2 -2'4 488'6 486'2
Dec-15 506'6 -2'6 508'4 506'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Jul-15 506'6 -3'4 509'4 506'6
Dec-15 534'0 -3'2 537'2 534'0
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Jul-15 543'6 -3'2 545'2 543'6
Dec-15 568'0 -2'6 568'6 568'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Jun-15 153.500s 1.025 154.000 153.325
Aug-15 152.750s 1.325 153.350 152.550
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 224.950s 3.525 225.250 224.000
Sep-15 223.250s 3.075 223.500 222.400
MILK CLASS III[10] May-15 16.22s 0.01 --- ---
Jul-15 17.19s 0.32 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Jul-15 64.72 0.39 64.99 64.58
Oct-15 --- --- --- ---
Thu, May 28, 2015 9:06 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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Markets
DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Mixed, Ethanol Production Up 5/28 1:53PM
July corn closed higher Thursday with help from increased ethanol production in Thursday's report from the Department of Energy. Soybeans finished lower, pressured by generally favorable growing weather and July Chicago wheat ended a penny higher while more unwanted rain came to Oklahoma.
Weather
Rain Friday in Plains, Midwest 5/28 2:00PM
Northern Plains, Southern Plains, western Midwest and northern Midwest will see more rain Friday. Those conditions in western Midwest and Southern Plains cause problems, but be mostly beneficial elsewhere.
Crops
Be Pre-Pared Wet or Dry Conditions May Foil Pre-Emergence Herbicides 5/14 2:19PM
It's time to get out and check the success of your soil-applied herbicide applications. Growers are facing a range of field conditions that can affect weed control.
Bean Fungus on the Rise Stem Canker, Pod and Stem Blight Ramp Up in Midwest
EU OKs High-Oleic Traits High-Oleic Beans Near Commercialization
Crop Tech Corner Scientists Find a "Natural" GMO, New Bt Protein Proves Safe
Livestock
Don't Pick Just One Where Fly Control Starts Early and Goes Long 5/25 10:36AM
Effective fly-control programs rely on multiple, complementary approaches.
Making Hay Keep Bermuda on the Clock
The Market's Fine Print Our Love/Hate Relationship With the WTO
Ask the Vet The Rabies Test
Land Management
Work on Global Soil Security Various Groups Want Soil Health to Become Bigger Global Topic 5/27 1:17PM
Soil security revolves around main themes that are becoming more central to American agricultural productivity. Global population continues to grow, which is driving demand for more food. At the same time, scientists lament that if the soil isn't protected, then long-term food production isn't sustainable.
Pasture Cohabitation Grazing Multiple Livestock Species
Mandatory or Voluntary Runoff Rules? Panel: Nutrient Runoff Reduction Strategies Differ
A Marriage That Works Cattle Grazing Encourages New Growth of Natives on CRP Land
Farm Business
Soy Frontier at Middle Age - 1 How Brazil's Pioneers Rode the Soybean Boom 5/15 4:49PM
Optimists nicknamed Brazil's frontier "Soylandia" at the turn of the millenium, describing a country that would suddenly triple its soybean production in the next 15 years and rival the U.S. as world's largest soy producer and exporter. The country's unparalleled farming boom made paper millionaires out of many of Mato Grosso's pioneers. DTN's Marcia Zarley Taylor and Alastair Stewart reexamine the boom years and what's ahead for Brazil's soybean growth as the frontier marks middle age.
Plugging Leaks in Prevented Planting More Reforms for Crop Insurance?
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
DTN Ag Business Benchmark Finances Already Wounded by Low Grain Prices
Equipment
Wolverine Heads for the Mountains Yamaha Built for Rough Trails, Steep Slopes 5/4 12:32PM
The newest side-by-side from Yamaha is built for rough trails and steep slopes.
UAVs Taking Flight in Ag Among Uses is Potential to Boost Efficiency for Crop Insurance Claims
Research Before Buying Used Equipment Look Before You Leap When Purchasing Used Farm Machinery
"Ownership" Kerfuffle Continues
Ag Policy
Kansas Breaks Ground on NBAF $1.25 Billion Lab Aims to be World's Premier Animal Disease Facility 5/27 5:02PM
Dignitaries declared at a groundbreaking on Wednesday that the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility being built in Manhattan, Kansas, will provide the country its first state-of-the-art lab and containment facility to deal with emerging and foreign-animal diseases.
Work on Global Soil Security Various Groups Want Soil Health to Become Bigger Global Topic
Final WOTUS Rule Released EPA Tries to Clarify Definitions
Choppy Waters EPA Official Says Agency Listened to Ag; Many Lawmakers, Ag Groups Remain Skeptical of Rule
Farm Life
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl How Do I Depreciate the Cost of Tile? 5/27 1:13PM
CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on allocating tile depreciation when buying land, reimbursing employee health insurance and protecting estate assets for a second spouse.
Poultry's Pains What Do 33 Million Dead Chickens Mean to Beef Producers?
Soy Frontier at Middle Age - 1 How Brazil's Pioneers Rode the Soybean Boom
Extra Value Meal Soybean Industry Seeks Solutions to Address Feed-Ration Needs
Featured Column
Todd's Take Tenuous Acquaintances 5/28 6:09AM
Noncommercials and producers remain at odds in wheat.
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Ask the Vet The Rabies Test 5/25 10:44AM
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