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The Latest From The Blog

Our staff of writers from across the Midwest will be providing you great kernels of information on everything from seed to feed, from commodity news to sustainability, livestock, crops and more.

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The Latest From The Podcast

Midwest Communications has a team of talented Agriculture broadcasters who all contribute to this podcast. Mike Austin is a 35 year NAFB member heard on Midwest Communication's Wisconsin stations, including Green Bay, Wausau and Sheboygan. Shawna Olson is the KFGO Fargo Ag Director and is a meteorologist with 11 years of TV broadcast experience. Rick Shields, WKZO Kalamazoo Farm Service Director and a 20+ year NAFB member, is the recipient of the Michigan Farm Bureau's Farm Broadcaster of the Year award.

  • Mon, jul 21 2014 - 11:47 a.m.

    Grain issues being talked about - It's YOUR Agri-Business

    Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch was in Washington Friday within 24 hours of when the Malaysian Plane was shot out of the air; it caused talk about grain with Russians ...

  • Wed, jul 16 2014 - 4:21 p.m.

    Looking to Bolster Beef Demand

    This July beef month provides a bit of a challenge for beef producers. With beef supplies at a 50 year low and retail prices at a record high, producers are ...

  • Tue, jul 15 2014 - 5:24 p.m.

    Call For Action Immigration Reform

    With Immigration Reform back in the headlines a coalition of business, manufacturing and agriculture earmarked a day of action to see if they could get Congress and the president to ...

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Commodities Futures

Quotes from the Chicago Board of Trade Commodities Futures (delayed 10 minutes.)

CORN Sep '14 364'0366'6366'6359'6360'2-3'6360'2
CORN Dec '14 372'0374'4374'4367'4368'2-3'6368'2
CORN Mar '15 383'6386'0386'0380'2380'2-3'4380'2
SOYBEANS Aug '14 1175'61195'01195'01183'01184'08'21184'0
SOYBEANS Sep '14 1091'41102'01102'01086'01085'0-6'41085'0
SOYBEANS Nov '14 1071'41078'41080'01057'41057'6-13'61057'6
WHEAT Sep '14 530'0524'4525'4524'4524'4-5'4524'4
WHEAT Dec '14 554'2548'4548'6548'0548'6-5'4548'6
WHEAT Mar '15 577'2572'4-4'6572'4
FEEDER CATTLE Aug '14 213.025216.025216.025216.025216.0253.000216.025
FEEDER CATTLE Sep '14 213.775216.775216.775216.775216.7753.000216.775
FEEDER CATTLE Oct '14 213.900216.9003.000216.900
LIVE CATTLE Aug '14 152.950153.725155.950153.700155.9503.000155.950
LIVE CATTLE Oct '14 155.250155.850157.950155.850157.8752.625157.875
LIVE CATTLE Dec '14 155.350155.800157.950155.800157.9252.575157.925
LEAN HOGS Aug '14 125.100124.700127.800124.650127.5752.475127.575
LEAN HOGS Oct '14 112.700111.300113.800111.300113.4500.750113.450
LEAN HOGS Dec '14 103.900104.500104.500104.500104.5000.600104.500
BUTTER Jul '14 3475.03502.027.03502.0
BUTTER Aug '14 3500.03500.00.03500.0
BUTTER Sep '14 3500.03475.0-25.03475.0
MILK CLASS III Jul '14 21.5521.52-0.0321.52
MILK CLASS IV Jul '14 23.5123.510.0023.51
NONFAT DRY MILK Jul '14 185.500185.5000.000185.500
CHEESE - BARRELS SPOT CBX$Y 2.07002.07002.07000.00002.0700
CHEESE - BLOCKS SPOT CZ$Y 2.02752.03002.03002.03002.03000.00252.0300
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