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Contract Month Last Chg High Low
ELEC. CORN[10] Mar-16 362'4 0'2 362'6 362'2
Dec-16 385'2 -0'2 385'4 385'0
ELEC. SOYBEANS[10] Mar-16 863'0 0'4 863'4 862'4
Nov-16 877'4 0'2 877'4 877'2
ELEC. WHEAT[10] Mar-16 459'0 0'4 459'6 458'6
Dec-16 492'0 1'0 492'0 492'0
ELEC. HRW WHEAT[10] Mar-16 446'2 0'6 446'2 445'4
Dec-16 499'4s -7'4 506'4 498'4
ELEC. HRS WHEAT[10] Mar-16 487'0 0'6 487'0 486'0
Dec-16 526'0s -4'0 531'6 525'4
ELEC. LIVE CATTLE[10] Feb-16 133.050s -3.000 134.825 133.050
Apr-16 131.400s -3.000 133.100 131.400
ELEC. FEEDER CATTLE[10] Mar-16 149.325s -4.500 152.000 149.325
Apr-16 148.975s -4.500 151.525 148.975
ELEC. CLASS III MILK[10] Feb-16 --- --- --- ---
Mar-16 --- --- --- ---
ELEC. COTTON # 2[10] Mar-16 59.60s -0.37 60.12 58.75
May-16 60.36s -0.24 60.75 59.51
Mon, Feb 8, 2016 7:21 PM CST    *Quotes are in market time.
Delay is indicated in brackets.
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DTN Closing Grain Comments Grains Lower Ahead of USDA Reports 2/8 1:56PM
All three grains closed lower Monday with a new contract low seen in March K.C. wheat. Favorable crop conditions in South America along with expectations that USDA will increase ending stocks estimates in Tuesday's report kept potential buyers uninterested again.
Weather
Snow, Wind Continue Tue. in E.Midwest 2/8 2:07PM
Strong wind will continue in the eastern Midwest and the Southeast Tuesday. Mostly dry elsewhere. Conditions will be very cold in northern areas.
Crops
China Approves Dicamba New Soybean Trait Launch 2/3 8:25AM
The long-awaited soybean trait with tolerance to dicamba herbicide gets a thumbs up from China.
Crop Tech Corner A High-Tech Fix for Fusarium
Chemistry Shifts LibertyLink Acres, Glufosinate Use on the Rise
Syngenta Sanctions Sale China Firm Offers $43 Billion
Livestock
Genetic Powerhouse Pick the Right Bull for the Job 2/8 1:03PM
Making sire selections based off of one or two traits can have unforeseen, negative consequences.
Purebred Passion A Heart For The Hereford
Obama Calls for $10 Oil Tax Plan Would Pay for Greener Transportation, But Unlikely to Draw Congressional Support
Ask the Vet Prevention Better Than a 50/50 Diagnosis
Land Management
Obama Vetoes WOTUS Bill President Refuses to Block Rule, Argues WOTUS is Needed for Cleaner Water 1/25 8:02AM
Agricultural groups have been at the forefront of efforts to block EPA and the Corps from implementing the waters of the U.S. rule, commonly called WOTUS. The rule is already under a federal court injunction blocking it from being implemented until the federal courts determine whether it is legal.
Minimize Farmland's Exit Taxes Fix Land Trapped in a C Corporation
WOTUS Course Changes Charted Congressional Action on Waters of US Rule Faces Uphill Battle in 2016
Biotech Regs Proposed APHIS Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Biotechnology Regulations
Farm Business
Investors Still Fans of Farmland Pros Hunt for Land Deals Amid Ag's Reset 2/5 11:59AM
New real estate investment trusts and other institutional owners view the steep drop in commodity prices as a buying opportunity for farmland.
Finance Outlook Lenders Get the Jitters
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
No Recession Repeat U.S. Economic Expansion Not Over Yet, Economists Say
Equipment
Titan Re-Launches Nissan Re-Launches Full-Sized Truck Line 1/11 9:40AM
Nissan has re-launched its full-sized truck line.
Machinery Outlook Used Machinery Dilemma Drifts into 2016
Taxlink by Andy Biebl Tap Small Asset Expensing Opportunity
Taxlink by Andy Biebl Tap Small Asset Expensing Opportunity
Ag Policy
Education on FDA Rules Lacking Livestock Producers, Veterinarians Not Clear on Coming Antibiotic Restrictions 1/20 12:19PM
The Farm Foundation is highlighting problems the group found among livestock producers and veterinarians on new FDA rules restricting the use of antibiotics in feed. The rules come into effect later this year and will limit the way farmers can use some antibiotics that are now readily available.
Cruz Won, But So Did Ethanol Industry Backers Offer Post-Game Analysis Claiming Ethanol's Strength in Vote
Banking on Ag Research President's Budget Would Double Research Funding
Obama Calls for $10 Oil Tax Plan Would Pay for Greener Transportation, But Unlikely to Draw Congressional Support
Farm Life
Woodbury: Farm Family Business Ties that Bind 2/8 12:21PM
Shared values strengthen the bond between heirs and assure a longer-lasting business.
Obama Calls for $10 Oil Tax Plan Would Pay for Greener Transportation, But Unlikely to Draw Congressional Support
No Recession Repeat U.S. Economic Expansion Not Over Yet, Economists Say
Input Costs - 1 Farmers' Margins Affects Seed Outlook
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Ask the Vet Prevention Better Than a 50/50 Diagnosis 2/8 1:23PM
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