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John updated comments March 31
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Kat's Grain office will be CLOSED to public traffic until Social Distancing Restrictions Ease.  We will continue normal business hours of 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday. 


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5-day Forecast for Washington, IA
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Temp
L/H (°F)
43/64 36/54 31/52 36/60 47/69
Feels
Like

L/H (°F)
54/64 27/54 21/52 31/60 44/69
Dew Point
(°F)
46 43 31 38 51
Humidity
(%)
56 97 65 65 80
Wind
Speed

(mph)
17 13 12 7 6
Precip
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45 80 20 - 60
Precip
Amt
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Rain
0.03
Rain
0.28
S: <1/4
L: 0.01
None Rain
0.19
Evap
(in./day)
0.16 0.04 0.11 0.12 0.09
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Local Conditions
Washington, IA
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Temp: 63oF Feels Like: 61oF
Humid: 52% Dew Pt: 45oF
Barom: 30.01 Wind Dir: SSE
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 17 mph
Sunrise: 6:46 Sunset: 7:33
As reported at WASHINGTON, IA at 1:00 PM
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Minn Hard Spring Wheat: http://www.mgex.com/quotes.html?page=quote&sym=MW (click)
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DTN Weather Summary
North-Central Storm Thursday
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Ice, snow, strong winds, cold conditions expected Thursday in central and Northern Plains and into western Midwest areas. Rain possible in other western Midwest areas into the Southern Plains. » More DTN Weather Commentary

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Futures
@C - CORN - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 20 335'0 343'2 333'0 334'2 -1'2 333'4s 01:20P Chart for @C0K Options for @C0K
Jul 20 339'0 346'6 337'4 339'0 -0'2 338'4s 01:20P Chart for @C0N Options for @C0N
Sep 20 341'2 347'4 340'0 342'0 1'2 342'0s 01:20P Chart for @C0U Options for @C0U
Dec 20 347'6 353'6 346'6 349'4 2'4 349'6s 01:20P Chart for @C0Z Options for @C0Z
Mar 21 359'4 365'0 358'4 361'2 2'2 361'2s 01:20P Chart for @C1H Options for @C1H
May 21 366'2 370'4 365'0 367'4 2'4 367'6s 01:20P Chart for @C1K Options for @C1K
Jul 21 369'4 373'4 368'4 371'2 2'4 371'4s 01:20P Chart for @C1N Options for @C1N
Sep 21 364'2 368'0 364'0 365'0 1'6 365'6s 01:20P Chart for @C1U Options for @C1U
Dec 21 369'0 373'2 367'6 369'2 0'6 369'4s 01:20P Chart for @C1Z Options for @C1Z
@S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 20 864'6 870'0 857'0 859'2 -4'0 858'6s 01:20P Chart for @S0K Options for @S0K
Jul 20 868'6 874'0 861'6 865'0 -3'2 864'0s 01:26P Chart for @S0N Options for @S0N
Aug 20 870'2 875'0 863'6 867'0 -3'2 865'4s 01:20P Chart for @S0Q Options for @S0Q
Sep 20 865'0 870'6 859'4 863'4 -2'2 862'4s 01:20P Chart for @S0U Options for @S0U
Nov 20 864'0 870'6 858'6 864'2 -0'4 863'0s 01:20P Chart for @S0X Options for @S0X
Jan 21 863'4 870'0 859'2 865'0 1'2 863'6s 01:20P Chart for @S1F Options for @S1F
Mar 21 846'2 854'4 841'4 850'0 3'2 848'0s 01:20P Chart for @S1H Options for @S1H
May 21 843'6 853'0 841'2 848'0 2'4 845'4s 01:20P Chart for @S1K Options for @S1K
Jul 21 852'4 861'0 851'6 856'2 2'6 854'4s 01:20P Chart for @S1N Options for @S1N
@SM - SOYBEAN MEAL - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 20 3155 3171 3085 3090 - 58 3091s 01:23P Chart for @SM0K Options for @SM0K
Jul 20 3125 3136 3073 3082 - 44 3078s 01:20P Chart for @SM0N Options for @SM0N
Aug 20 3084 3097 3049 3058 - 34 3056s 01:20P Chart for @SM0Q Options for @SM0Q
Sep 20 3062 3077 3041 3053 - 19 3051s 01:20P Chart for @SM0U Options for @SM0U
Oct 20 3063 3069 3034 3045 - 14 3044s 01:20P Chart for @SM0V Options for @SM0V
Dec 20 3076 3083 3048 3063 - 18 3058s 01:22P Chart for @SM0Z Options for @SM0Z
Jan 21 3047 3062 3029 3039 - 18 3039s 01:20P Chart for @SM1F Options for @SM1F
Mar 21 2962 2987 2949 2972 - 7 2963s 01:20P Chart for @SM1H Options for @SM1H
May 21 2946 2974 2930 2954 - 12 2937s 01:20P Chart for @SM1K Options for @SM1K
@W - WHEAT - CBOT
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
May 20 550'2 553'2 538'2 543'6 -8'4 541'6s 01:20P Chart for @W0K Options for @W0K
Jul 20 547'2 550'2 535'0 540'4 -9'0 538'6s 01:20P Chart for @W0N Options for @W0N
Sep 20 551'6 553'4 538'4 544'0 -9'0 542'2s 01:20P Chart for @W0U Options for @W0U
Dec 20 559'4 561'6 547'4 552'2 -8'6 551'0s 01:20P Chart for @W0Z Options for @W0Z
Mar 21 566'0 566'2 554'2 557'4 -8'4 557'2s 01:20P Chart for @W1H Options for @W1H
May 21 564'0 564'0 552'4 555'6 -8'2 555'2s 01:20P Chart for @W1K Options for @W1K
Jul 21 550'0 551'4 540'6 544'6 -7'6 544'0s 01:20P Chart for @W1N Options for @W1N
Sep 21 550'4 550'4 542'0 543'2 -8'2 544'6s 01:20P Chart for @W1U Options for @W1U
Dec 21 559'2 559'2 551'2 553'4 -8'6 553'0s 01:20P Chart for @W1Z Options for @W1Z
@HE - LEAN HOGS - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 20 48.000 48.200 44.700 44.700 -4.500 44.700s 01:05P Chart for @HE0J Options for @HE0J
May 20 47.000 47.625 45.475 45.475 -4.500 45.475s 01:05P Chart for @HE0K Options for @HE0K
Jun 20 52.825 54.000 52.825 52.825 -4.500 52.825s 01:05P Chart for @HE0M Options for @HE0M
Jul 20 57.700 58.725 57.225 57.225 -4.500 57.225s 01:05P Chart for @HE0N Options for @HE0N
Aug 20 58.575 59.900 57.900 57.900 -4.500 57.900s 01:05P Chart for @HE0Q Options for @HE0Q
Oct 20 52.325 54.300 50.825 52.050 -2.500 51.400s 01:05P Chart for @HE0V Options for @HE0V
Dec 20 50.000 51.300 48.150 49.525 -2.550 48.750s 01:05P Chart for @HE0Z Options for @HE0Z
Feb 21 55.350 56.575 53.375 54.150 -3.200 53.375s 01:05P Chart for @HE1G Options for @HE1G
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 20 96.500 96.500 92.825 92.825 -4.500 92.825s 01:05P Chart for @LE0J Options for @LE0J
Jun 20 87.225 87.250 83.075 83.075 -4.500 83.075s 01:05P Chart for @LE0M Options for @LE0M
Aug 20 88.475 88.700 84.600 84.925 -4.500 84.600s 01:05P Chart for @LE0Q Options for @LE0Q
Oct 20 92.000 92.000 87.950 88.250 -4.500 87.950s 01:05P Chart for @LE0V Options for @LE0V
Dec 20 95.575 95.575 91.375 92.025 -4.400 91.475s 01:05P Chart for @LE0Z Options for @LE0Z
Feb 21 100.000 100.000 95.775 97.050 - 4.200 96.075s 01:05P Chart for @LE1G Options for @LE1G
Apr 21 102.375 102.375 97.950 98.825 - 4.225 98.150s 01:05P Chart for @LE1J Options for @LE1J
Jun 21 94.025 94.975 92.225 93.150 - 4.200 92.300s 01:05P Chart for @LE1M Options for @LE1M
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
Month Open High Low Last Change Close Time More
Apr 20 116.275 116.275 110.675 110.675 - 6.750 110.675s 01:05P Chart for @GF0J Options for @GF0J
May 20 116.675 116.700 111.650 111.650 - 6.750 111.650s 01:05P Chart for @GF0K Options for @GF0K
Aug 20 122.175 122.400 117.650 117.650 - 6.750 117.650s 01:05P Chart for @GF0Q Options for @GF0Q
Sep 20 122.525 122.550 117.850 117.850 - 6.750 117.850s 01:05P Chart for @GF0U Options for @GF0U
Oct 20 122.875 122.900 118.150 118.200 - 6.750 118.150s 01:05P Chart for @GF0V Options for @GF0V
Nov 20 123.525 123.525 118.650 118.900 - 6.725 118.675s 01:05P Chart for @GF0X Options for @GF0X
Jan 21 122.000 122.000 118.300 118.300 - 6.675 118.250s 01:05P Chart for @GF1F Options for @GF1F
Mar 21 119.500 119.500 119.500 119.500 - 3.375 119.500s 01:05P Chart for @GF1H Options for @GF1H
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Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:58PM CDT
Spring planting hasn't been canceled, but input suppliers and farm businesses are implementing new transaction policies during these times of required distancing.

Friday, March 27, 2020 6:45AM CDT
A new study highlights how much farmers and the U.S. regulatory system don't know about pesticides used each year via seed treatments.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:30PM CDT
Depending on how long university shutdowns and travel restrictions last, an incalculable amount of ag research could be lost this year.


DTN Farm Business
Friday, March 27, 2020 4:00PM CDT
The House passed the CARES Act by unanimous consent Friday, and President Donald Trump signed the bill into law Friday afternoon. The legislation has nearly $2.2 trillion in aid, including $14 billion that would boost USDA's Commodity Credit Corp., and provide a specific aid set aside for livestock producers, dairy farmers and farmers who sell directly at farmers markets or sell to other businesses affected by the shutdown.

Monday, March 30, 2020 2:58PM CDT
Farmers are showing general concern about how the coronavirus pandemic will influence the coming crop year, their businesses in general and even their family's health, according to an online poll conducted by DTN and Farm Market iD.

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