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DTN Daily Ethanol Comments
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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Reverses off Modest Gain to Close Lower
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DTN Closing Grain Comments
Row Crops Higher On Quiet Day
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Late July Export Pace for Corn & Beans

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USTR: Canada and Mexico Inflated Losses Due to COOL

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Eligible for Farm Programs? It Depends

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Wet Harvest Possible With El Nino

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Spot Ethanol Prices Lifted by Corn, Gasoline Gains

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A Tough Country

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Mandating Voluntary?

South America Calling

Brazil to Plant More Soy In 2015-16

An Urban's Rural View

Red Meat and Kale: Birds of a Feather?

Machinery Chatter

Mules with a Kick

Editors' Notebook

Reader Crop Updates

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Sep-15 369'6 1'0 370'0 367'4
Dec-15 379'4 0'6 380'0 377'4
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Aug-15 980'0 4'0 980'0 974'4
Nov-15 947'4 5'2 948'0 942'0
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Sep-15 496'6 3'2 497'4 493'0
Dec-15 503'6 3'4 504'2 500'2
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Sep-15 488'0 3'0 488'4 483'2
Dec-15 508'0 3'0 508'0 503'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Sep-15 515'2 1'4 515'2 511'6
Dec-15 531'2 0'2 531'2 529'4
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Aug-15 148.225s 0.225 148.700 147.800
Oct-15 148.200s 0.100 148.875 147.725
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 213.950s 0.100 215.200 213.600
Sep-15 210.825s 0.000 212.200 210.475
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Aug-15 16.37 -0.05 16.37 16.37
Sep-15 16.74 -0.04 16.75 16.74
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Oct-15 --- --- --- ---
Dec-15 63.55 -0.09 63.73 63.45
Wed, Aug 5, 2015 1:29 AM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Row Crops Higher On Quiet Day 8/4 1:39PM
December corn and November soybeans closed higher in a quiet day of trading that saw scattered showers in the Western Corn Belt. Wheat prices finished with another round of new closing lows in K.C. and Minneapolis with ongoing pressure from a higher U.S. dollar.
Weather
Rain Wed. in Southern Plains, Midwest 8/4 3:25PM
Showers with light to moderate rain expected Wednesday for the eastern Prairies through the south-central Plains and southern Midwest. Dry elsewhere.
Crops
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Soybean Secrets Not So Mysterious 8/3 3:29PM
DTN Contributing Agronomist Dan Davidson gives his take on the Six Secrets of Soybean Success program and what it means to growing high-yield soybeans in Nebraska.
Bollworm Invades U.S. Aggressive Invasive Caterpillar Found in Florida
Crop Tech Corner Nitrogen-Fixing Grass, Drought-Defeating Sugar
Get a Handle on SDS Disease Could Strike Fields Again
Livestock
Mountain Top Prices Preconditioning Sales Bring a Bonus to Cattlemen 8/3 10:51AM
North Carolina's mountain cattle producers have always been an independent bunch. But a new alliance is proving to them that producers who sell together make more money.
Stay a Step Ahead of Scours Plan Now to Prevent a Costly Scours Outbreak
The Market's Fine Print Breaking Shovels
Ask the Vet Read the Label on Fly Controls
Land Management
PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought Drought Affecting Crops, Livestock in Pacific Northwest 7/20 8:55AM
In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affected by a historic drought.
Conservation Compliance High USDA Reports High Percentage of Producers Filed Paperwork on Time
Cover Crops in Demand Late-Summer Surge Possible
Covering Up Consider Cover Crops for Prevented Planting Acres
Farm Business
Senior Partners - 4 Why Seller Financing Fits the Bill 7/30 10:00AM
Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s when farmland values burst and many buyers walked away from their contracts, returning title to the original owners. Now even arm's length installment sales should become more popular due to recent tax law changes and the current interest rate environment.
Multi-Year Losses Spur Concern Grain Losses Mitigated But Not Erased
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Batten Down the Hatches Prep for Years of Narrow Margins, Ag Economist Advises
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.
Preventing Hearing Loss in Ag Hearing Loss in Agriculture Can Be Prevented
Soil Sampling Gets Up to Speed Automation Comes Late to an Old Tool
The Lore of Ferguson Tractors
Ag Policy
RFS Deadline Nears Move to Expand Biodiesel Questioned 7/27 2:35PM
With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at midnight, oil, ethanol and agriculture industry groups make their cases.
Judge: 'Ag-Gag' Law Unconstitutional Federal Judge Rules Idaho Law Against Secret Recording Violates First Amendment
Window of Opportunity Closing U.S. Risks Losing Competitive Advantage in Infrastructure
States Want WOTUS Delayed Lawmakers Question Corps Involvement
Farm Life
Saving Our Forgotten Harvest 8/3 11:07AM
About 40% of America's food goes uneaten each year. This nonprofit is working to remedy that problem.
Look Beyond Yield Soybean Industry Increases Efforts to Promote Importance of Oil, Protein Content
Semi-Determined New Gene Discovery Could Shrink, Stabilize Pool Of Northern Soybean Varieties
Aphid Avengers There's a Natural-Born Superhero in Your Soybean Fields
Featured Column
Todd's Take Loaded With Potential 8/4 7:21AM
USDA's August Report is a big deal for soybeans.
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Ask the Vet Read the Label on Fly Controls 8/3 11:13AM
Is this fly-control mineral block safe for my whole herd?