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    Winterize Precision Ag Technology and Backup Data
    Winterize Precision Ag Technology and Backup Data
    Jan 29, 2018 |
    After this season, you may be tempted to park your equipment in the shed and take a much needed winter break. You probably remembered to winterize your machinery, but you may have overlooked the need to winterize your precision ag technology. Here are some tips to ensure...
    Sioux Central STEM Club Awarded Funds from Alceco
    Sioux Central STEM Club Awarded Funds from Alceco
    Jan 11, 2018 |
    The Sioux Central School District STEM Club was recently awarded matching grants from Alceco, a farmer-owned cooperative, and the Land O’Lakes Foundation.

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DTN Closing Livestock Comment 02/25 16:14

2/25/2020 - 16:45:00

DTN Closing Livestock Comment 02/25 16:14
   Lower Tones Creep Into the Cash Market

   The support that was flirting with cattle contracts around the noon hour
Tuesday is long gone but the lean hog market was able to hold onto some
positive trade through closing bell.

By ShayLe Stewart
DTN Livestock Analyst



   GENERAL COMMENTS:

   Another day and more position lost in the livestock complex as contracts are
yet again painfully struck by the worry and uncertainty of the coronavirus. Hog
prices closed higher again on the National Direct Afternoon Hog Report, up
$0.89 with a weighted average of $49.60. March corn is up 1/4 cent per bushel
and May soybean meal is up $1.00. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down
879.44 points and NASDAQ is down 255.67 points.