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Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Cotton Climbs From Steep Loss to New High
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More Rain Wednesday in Plains, Midwest
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DTN Closing Grain Comments
Fireworks Start Early In Grains
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Corn Yields Can Hold Despite Heavy Rains

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Argentina and Brazil Beef Imports Approved Despite FMD Risks

Minding Ag's Business

Story Book Endings for Estate Taxes

Ag Weather Forum

Hope For Crops In Extended Forecast

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Grains Council Team Educates Southern Mexico Cattle Industry

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The Pollinator's Dilemma

Harrington's Sort & Cull

Between Bark and Bite

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Brazilian Soy Rust Threat

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Editors' Notebook

The Good, The Bad, The Drowned

Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Jul-15 414'0s 30'6 415'0 382'6
Dec-15 431'4s 29'2 432'2 400'6
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Jul-15 1056'2s 53'6 1059'2 993'6
Nov-15 1037'2s 57'2 1038'0 971'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Jul-15 614'6s 34'2 613'4 575'6
Dec-15 622'0s 31'2 623'6 582'6
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Jul-15 593'2s 21'6 590'2 563'4
Dec-15 628'0s 27'6 628'6 593'6
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Jul-15 622'2s 18'2 625'0 594'2
Dec-15 651'4s 19'6 653'0 620'2
LIVE CATTLE[10] Jun-15 147.850s -1.825 150.600 148.050
Aug-15 148.075s -1.800 150.700 148.000
FEEDER CATTLE[10] Aug-15 214.725s -4.350 217.100 214.575
Sep-15 213.400s -4.500 --- ---
MILK CLASS III[10] Jun-15 16.71s 0.02 --- ---
Aug-15 16.50s 0.20 --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Jul-15 67.51s 0.71 65.85 64.95
Oct-15 68.91s 0.52 68.76 66.20
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 7:19 PM CDT    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Fireworks Start Early In Grains 6/30 1:58PM
All three grains closed sharply higher, ending the month of June on a bullish note after USDA said corn and soybean supplies were less than expected on June 1. Wheat also closed higher in sympathy with row crops, even after USDA said 2014-15 ended with 753 million bushels, more than expected.
Weather
More Rain Wednesday in Plains, Midwest 6/30 2:37PM
Areas of the Northern Plains and western Midwest will see some rain Wednesday, especially southern Iowa and northern Missouri, which is already wet. Conditions will be drier in the eastern Midwest, but southern areas will continue to see threats to crops.
Crops
Crop Tech Corner Community Weed Control Pays Off; Scientists Search for Flood-Tolerant Beans 6/19 9:26AM
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded together to slow the spread of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth, researchers are testing more flood-tolerant soybean varieties, and scientists confirm that high heat hinders the effectiveness of HPPD-inhibitor herbicides.
Fungus Among Us Wet Weather Spurs Disease
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Face the Fungicide Question
Wheat Harvest Late, Mixed May Rains Blessing and Curse
Livestock
Market News Cattle Trades Go High Tech 6/29 10:26AM
AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate trades and terms.
Anaplasmosis Hitting Hard More Herds at Risk as Anaplasmosis Spikes
Grazing Gets Boost From Rain Nebraska, Kansas Grazing Rallies With Rains
Ask the Vet Minerals to Cows
Land Management
Rain, Rain, Go Away Corn, Soybeans Face Wet Soils, Ponding 6/22 12:07PM
Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk for plant death, poor crop development and disease this year.
Crops Swim in Texas South Texas Farmers Face Uncertainty After Record Rains
Farming With Friendlies Production Practices Can Promote Insect Allies in Battle Against Weeds, Pests
WOTUS Fine Print Ag Group Wants Congressional Action to Stop Water Rule
Farm Business
"Total Market Isn't Dead" Used Farm Machinery Grows to Glut 6/15 8:07AM
Used equipment inventories are escalating.
Labor Pains - 1 Help on the Fringes
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Shock Therapy for Finances Lenders Urge a Reset on 2016 Costs
Equipment
UAS Research Takes Off Lawmakers Pledge Support for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Centers 6/8 10:46AM
Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for selecting a consortium of mostly land-grant universities to research unmanned aircraft systems issues.
Midyear Checkup on Equipment Sales
Yamaha New ATVs Give Choices Kodiak 700 4x4 is Working Man's Version of Yamaha's New ATVs
Danger After the Storm
Ag Policy
Trade Bills Heading to President Ag Groups Largely See Opportunity From Pending Trade Deals 6/25 1:01PM
Pork, beef, corn, soybean, wheat, fruit and vegetable groups are all among those praising the final vote sending trade promotion authority to the president.
A Rice Carbon Offset Market California Regulators Could Recognize Emission Reductions From Rice Farmers
States Sue Over WOTUS Lawsuits Filed After EPA Publishes Final Rule on Clean Water Act Changes
Ethanol Leaders Rally for RFS Industry Calls on EPA Not to Lower Blending Volumes From Levels Set in Law
Farm Life
Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs Kid's Farm Jobs Aren't What They Used to Be 6/29 11:03AM
DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will never experience.
IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link Classification Unlikely to Affect 2,4-D's Registration, IARC Observer Says
Never Going Back Controlled Breeding Season Brings Price Advantages
The Pollinator's Dilemma
Featured Column
Todd's Take Corn is Looking Up 6/30 8:09AM
It was a long wait, but corn prices are moving higher again.
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Ask the Vet Minerals to Cows 6/29 10:50AM
How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?