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9/30 04:56PM
Shifts in Corn Consumption
Corn Consumption Patterns Shifting, With Basis Implications
9/30 04:35PM
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Business Groups: Withdraw WOTUS Rule
9/30 04:17PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Lean Hog Futures Distance Further From Negative H&P Report
9/30 04:12PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Stabilize to End September
9/30 04:06PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Income Over Feed Costs Sets a New Record
9/30 03:21PM
High-Oleic Hopes
Farmers, Companies, Universities Bet on Specialty Beans
9/30 03:20PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Slips to New Low Closes
9/30 02:42PM
Ethanol Blog
9/30 01:58PM
Newsom: USDA Report Analysis
And Then There Was None
9/30 01:53PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Grains Digest USDA Report, End Lower
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Industrial Reports to Make a Comeback in 2015

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Monthly Analysis: Grain Markets

Fundamentally Speaking

Corn Prices Pressured by Record Yields

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Business Groups: Withdraw WOTUS Rule

Minding Ag's Business

Let Watson Pick Your Farm Program

Ag Weather Forum

One Of Those Years

Ethanol Blog

Ethanol Leaves September With Sharp Losses

Production Blog

Corn Is Still Wet, But Clock Ticks

Harrington's Sort & Cull

When Texas Hedging Looks Prudent

South America Calling

Argentine Farmers Worry About Crops, Crisis

An Urban's Rural View

If You Eat Like a Caveman, Should You Sleep Like One?

Machinery Chatter

Plan for a Safe Fall Harvest

Editors' Notebook

A Peaceful Secession, Maybe

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Dec-14 318'6 -2'0 320'2 318'4
Dec-15 365'0 -1'6 366'6 365'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Nov-14 909'0 -4'2 911'6 907'4
Nov-15 935'0 -2'4 936'0 933'4
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Dec-14 474'0 -3'6 477'6 473'0
Dec-15 529'4 -2'2 529'4 529'4
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Dec-14 554'4 -3'4 557'4 554'2
Dec-15 --- --- --- ---
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Dec-14 529'4 -4'0 533'2 529'2
Dec-15 595'0 -3'0 595'0 595'0
LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-14 160.450s -0.500 161.350 160.000
Dec-14 163.475s -1.000 164.800 163.150
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Oct-14 235.425s 0.775 235.450 235.200
Nov-14 235.050s 0.550 235.600 234.600
MILK CLASS III[10] Sep-14 24.58s 0.00 --- ---
Nov-14 20.98s -0.30 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-14 --- --- --- ---
Dec-14 61.18 -0.19 61.47 61.15
Wed, Oct 1, 2014 1:06 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Digest USDA Report, End Lower 9/30 1:53PM
USDA's grain stocks report provided a slight bullish surprise in the soybean number, but nothing bullish enough to stop the bearish slide in grain prices or expectations for record harvests this fall. News of low inflation in Europe sent the U.S. dollar higher, adding further to the bearish case for grains.
Weather
Rain in the Plains Tuesday 9/30 5:54AM
Moderate to locally heavy rain is in store for the central through northwestern Plains and the far western Midwest Tuesday. We'll also see light showers in the eastern Great Lakes and portions of the Canadian Prairies, and dry conditions elsewhere in the primary U.S. and Prairies crop regions.
Crops
Post Patent Puzzle Roundup Ready 1 Patent Expires, Leaves Questions in Its Wake 9/24 10:19AM
Monsanto has promised to maintain international registrations for their post-patent Roundup Ready 1 soybean trait through 2021, but questions about the availability of generic seed and the future of the trait remain.
Sizing Up SDS Disease Could Force Seed, Management Decisions This Fall
Grain Storage Pests Manage Mold, Insects in Stored Corn
Keep Your Cover Crops Legal Herbicide Labels and Cover Crops Don't Always Mix
Livestock
Herd Mentality Beef's New Normal 9/29 10:55AM
As cattlemen gather round the bright glow of record prices, there is a marked divide about what it will take to keep demand strong. One camp is staking the future on hamburgers, the other on premium bone-in rib eyes.
Hay Saver Reduce Feed Costs by Reducing Waste
Farm Investors Welcome Stock Markets Open Door to Land Pools
Ask The Vet Solving Mystery Deaths of Calves
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
Interpretive Rule Seen as Invalid House Pushes Agency on Maps; EPA Asked to Disclose Contract Details
Nutrient Reductions Seen Slow Mississippi River Basin Lags Behind in Reducing Nutrient Runoff
Farm Business
Farm Investors Welcome Stock Markets Open Door to Land Pools 9/22 12:27PM
Why own farms when you can own shares in a farmland pool? The advent of agriculture's first real estate investment trusts means small-scale investors can get a share of farmland's action for the first time.
Insure Your Revenue Guarantee Play Crop Insurance Defense
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Rents Resist Price Relief Big Yields Stall Cash Rent Negotiations
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.
Cattle Chutes on Display at Farm Show Cattle Chutes on Display at Husker Harvest Days
Vintage Harvest Equipment
Ag Drones Under Scrutiny Farmers Not Always Hobbyists, FAA Says
Ag Policy
GE Critics Range as Skeptics Groups Offer Scientific Panel a Range of Suggestions to Study Biotech Foods 9/18 4:41PM
An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining the science and ramifications of biotech crops by looking at the history of genetic engineering and the potential the crops and biotech foods hold for the future. Speakers offered the committee a range of views from university professors and non-governmental experts who have battled over biotech crops for decades.
GE Crop History Revisited Researchers Talk About Food Safety, Regulations, Markets and Growing Weed Resistance
ARC-PLC Details Clearing Up USDA Readies Commodity Programs as Decision Tools Released
Climate Smart Alliance for Ag Groups Announce New Partnership at UN Climate Summit
Farm Life
Klinefelter: By the Numbers 9/29 1:52PM
Pita Alexander is part King Solomon, part comedian, part farm business adviser. Consider his commandments for your farm management instruction book.
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Keep Grandpa Out of Prison
Insure Your Revenue Guarantee Play Crop Insurance Defense
View From the Cab Western Iowa Farmers Estimate Corn, Soy Harvest Still a Few Weeks Away
Featured Column
Todd's Take Wheat's Year of the Super-Bear 9/30 7:20AM
The combination of record world wheat production and a record high U.S. corn yield is unusually bearish for wheat prices. What's next?
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Ask the Vet Solving Mystery Deaths of Calves 9/29 12:12PM
Why are my calves dying?