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  Spreadsheet of the MonthCommodities Find Favor from Fund Managers Again

The smart money said 2014 was supposed to be another bad year for commodities. But a funny thing happened this winter.
 
Weekly Analysis
   
The Buzz
  Spreadsheet of the MonthThe Buzz: USDA Set Stage For New Crop Battles

Reports are friendly for corn and soybeans, but prices can't hold gains
 
Market Commentary
 
Morning Market Review by Bryce Knorr Morning Market Review by Bryce Knorr 
Soybeans lower as imports expected, corn mixed. (Comments are updated by 7:30 a.m. Central Time) 
Afternoon Recap by Bob Burgdorfer Afternoon Recap by Bob Burgdorfer 
Corn higher on strong cash markets, wet forecasts for Midwest  
Livestock Call by John Otte Livestock Call by John Otte 
Beef and pork markets diverge as beef cutouts rise, while pork cutouts slip; Cattle on Feed Report should give insight on summer beef supply 
 
Spreadsheet of the Month
  Spreadsheet of the MonthImproving Field Efficiency

Tool examines machine operation costs relative to field size, shape.



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Farm Futures Blogs
This Business of FarmingThis Business of Farming Read latest updates on Twitter
Better management skills will come in handy when financial stress hits the farm
DC DialogueDC Dialogue 
Vermont Senate action GMO labeling takes choice away from consumers.
Defending AgricultureDefending Agriculture 
Further evidence on how the government's proposed rules would amp up control over your land
South American Crop WatchSouth American Crop Watch 
Electronic scheduling system shortens wait times for truckers
Finance FirstFinance First 
Strategic farm priorities help you make decisions – in all seasons
Ten Minute TechTen Minute Tech 
Is social media the right tool for the job?
Managing TalentManaging Talent 
Develop the right perks and culture to attract the best people
Telling Your StoryTelling Your Story 
A trip to the local farm supply store serves as a reminder that misinformed people are everywhere, including agriculture
Between the FencerowsBetween the Fencerows 
Now if the soils would just warm up!
Smart OfficeSmart Office 
How to avoid common business email mistakes