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Congratulations to Mark Boelens for getting everyone in the neighborhood all excited by going out and planting corn. This picture was taken last week when the Boelens took a little time off for a nice family picture. Dusty was not pleased when he thought he spotted a spider in the corner of the room....

Todd says: Soil temps are: Monday -  53 on worked ground, 50 on no till, Tuesday - 59 on worked ground and 57 on notill , Wednesday - 56 on worked ground, 52 on no till.

Health is the greatest gift, Contentment the greatest wealth, and faithfulness the greatest relationship.....Buddha

When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them....Rodney Dangerfield

****Fact or Crap !!!....There are more stars in the sky than there are grains of sand in all the beaches of the world put together! ...Fact or Crap???.... What?....yes! and there are also more atoms in your eyeball than there are stars in the sky!!!!

If anyone has any information about any of the subjects that are under discussion on this or any other website or any newspaper or TV show or conversations between you and AGF employees or customers or anyone else that you might have talked to about anything, like moles or can email me at you...
(About half of the comments made on these headlines have about a 50-50 chance of being true and usually don't reflect the opinionated opinions of Atkinson Grain or most of its employees! 

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Wheat -

Wheat futures closed 13 to 15cents higher on the day.  The May 14 KCBT contract displayed the most strength and closed at $7.61. 

Cattle -

Cattle futures settled $0.32 to $0.75 higher on the day.  Feeders settled $0.97 to $1.60 higher.  Estimated week to date

Corn -

Corn futures closed 1 to 3 cents lower on the day.  The July 14 contract traded as high as $5.07 before reversing to the downside on a

Soybeans -

Soybean futures closed 6 to 10 cents higher on the day.  The Aug14 contract was the strongest. May options expire on Friday and some

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed 1 to 3 cents lower on the day.  The July 14 contract traded as high as $5.07 before reversing to the downside on a

Cotton -

Cotton futures closed 10 points lower to 49 points higher. Cash trading was inactive yesterday.  China cotton futures on the

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