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Corn Basis Unchanged; Soybean, HRS Basis Weaker (No Markets 9-7)
9/4 04:45PM
DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
Ethanol Futures Mixed in Light Trade
9/4 04:28PM
National Injunction Denied
WOTUS Rule Stays in Effect in 37 States
9/4 04:07PM
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Milk Supply is Smaller, But Sufficient
9/4 04:04PM
Ag Weather Forum
Big Differences in El Nino Forecast
9/4 04:00PM
DTN Closing Livestock Comments
Triple-Digit Losses Offset Early Week Recovery in Cattle
9/4 02:47PM
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Plods to Fractionally Lower Finish
9/4 02:28PM
Rain Saturday in Northern Growing Areas
9/4 02:21PM
DTN Ag Weather Brief
9/4 02:05PM
Ethanol Blog
9/4 01:47PM
DTN Closing Grain Comments
Grains Limp Into Weekend With Mixed Closes
9/4 01:22PM
Harrington's Sort and Cull
A Tale of Two Discounts
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Monthly Analysis: Grain Markets

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Stock Market Influence on Commodity Prices

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FSA Reminds Farmers About Safety Net Enrollment Deadlines

Minding Ag's Business

Give Your Skills a Systems Upgrade

Ag Weather Forum

Big Differences in El Nino Forecast

Ethanol Blog

Spot Ethanol Prices Mixed in Dull Pre-holiday Weekend Trade

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Walk This Way

Harrington's Sort & Cull

A Tale of Two Discounts

South America Calling

Argentine Wheat Gets Rest From Rains

An Urban's Rural View

What Laysan Albatrosses and Farm Fields Have in Common

Machinery Chatter

Valley Unveils New Airless Center Pivot Tire

Editors' Notebook

Gray Monday

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 349'4s 1'6 350'6 346'6
Dec-15 363'0s 1'4 364'6 360'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Sep-15 877'2s -2'4 885'4 877'0
Nov-15 866'4s -3'0 875'6 865'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 457'6s 1'2 459'0 455'4
Dec-15 467'6s 2'4 469'6 463'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 448'4s 7'0 449'2 440'2
Dec-15 474'6s 7'0 476'4 465'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 486'2s 1'4 488'4 488'4
Dec-15 503'2s 3'0 507'2 499'0
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Oct-15 140.475s -1.125 141.250 140.250
Dec-15 142.775s -1.100 143.500 142.600
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Sep-15 201.350s -1.200 202.200 200.900
Oct-15 195.700s -1.625 196.925 195.225
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Sep-15 16.14s -0.03 16.17 16.08
Oct-15 16.37s -0.22 16.53 16.36
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 63.07s -0.05 63.00 62.50
Dec-15 62.62s -0.14 62.86 62.42
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 7:24 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Limp Into Weekend With Mixed Closes 9/4 1:47PM
Trading activity was especially light on Friday, ahead of the Labor Day weekend, as all three grains showed losses for the week. Corn and wheat ended modestly higher Friday while soybeans finished lower.
Weather
Rain Saturday in Northern Growing Areas 9/4 2:28PM
Harvest disruptions of wheat and canola expected Saturday due to showers in northern growing areas. Western and northern Midwest and Southeast will see showers Saturday night.
Crops
Stay on Top of SDS Scout for Disease Now and Plan Ahead 8/14 11:22AM
The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields across the Midwest. Now is the time to scout and evaluate variety performance and plan ahead for next year.
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Premature Aging
Crop Tech Corner Laying the Groundwork for Remote Weed Scouting
Weed Whackers Walking Beans Makes a Comeback
Livestock
Cattle Market The Hoof Beats of Expansion 8/31 12:11PM
There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell opportunity.
Profit Niche Steak With the Horns
The Market's Fine Print Chinese Fire Drill
Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias Can Be Fixed
Land Management
Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Farmland Gloom and Doom May Be Overrated 8/24 11:34AM
Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opinion surveys of farm real estate trends show. But bankers, farmers and real estate appraisers may be overreacting in areas where crops look great.
Something in the Water
Cash Rent Reset - 1 Something's Gotta Give
The Great Water War Politics of California Drought Having Major Impact on State's Ag Industry
Farm Business
Cash Rent Reset - 1 Something's Gotta Give 9/4 8:46AM
With sub-$4 corn forecast for multiple years, growers need to make a preemptive strike on their 2016 cash rents, financial advisers warn.
Cash Rent Reset - 2 Landowners Won't Bend Much
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Labor Pains - 2 Hire an HR Coach
Equipment
Precision Ag Potential Pending Farmer Fears, Technology Frustrations Hold Back Adoption 8/10 11:42AM
Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first more farmers have to get on board, according to a new report from Iowa AgState.
Get Grain Carts Ready for Harvest
Soil Sampling Gets Up to Speed Automation Comes Late to an Old Tool
A New Field of Dreams Nitrogen Management Tools Debut
Ag Policy
Canadian Dairy Conundrum Supply Management System Faces Pressure in Pacific Trade Talks 8/6 2:27PM
Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the sticking points to finalizing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Canada's dairy industry is pushing back against arguments it needs to open up to imported dairy products.
Activists Targeting Biotech Groups Use Open-Record Requests Against Academics
Rancher Asks Court: Stop EPA Stock Pond Exemption in Doubt
Hope for Highway Funding Advocates See Long-Term Bill in 2015
Farm Life
Senior Partners - 5 What Dad Learned in the '80s 8/31 10:47AM
This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer another serious setback. Here's what veterans of the 1980s debt crisis want their children to remember, so their kids don't have to learn the hard way.
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Can I Afford Income Tax If I Sell a Spare Combine?
Net Farm Income Falling Fast USDA Projects 2015 Farm Income Will be Less Than Half 2013 Figures
Got Cheese? Plain Milk Didn't Pay the Bills, So Dairy Turns to More Solid Product
Featured Column
Newsom on the Market American Gothic 9/4 11:01AM
When DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom looks at Grant Wood's famous painting, he sees the situation in agriculture today.
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Ask the Vet Umbilical Hernias Can Be Fixed 8/31 12:20PM
Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?