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The business philosophy of Quality Ag Service, Inc. centers around our customers. Our goal for grower is to make them more profitable than they could be by using any other supplier. Our success is measured by the satisfaction and profitability of our customers.

Quality Ag Service, Inc. operates both retail and wholesale operations. We have 2 retail locations with complete agronomy sales and services available to growers in South Central Iowa. We have a great team assembled to provide the very best in products, services, and support.

In our wholesale operation we provide low cost cash and carry products to those growers throughout the Midwest who do their own application work and do not require the added services of our retail business.       
   
 
  Business Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - noon
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Albia, IA
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Temp: 67oF Feels Like: 67oF
Humid: 84% Dew Pt: 62oF
Barom: 30.05 Wind Dir: WNW
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 3 mph
Sunrise: 6:04 Sunset: 8:27
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Rain in Southern Plains Thursday
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

During Thursday, the Southern Plains rain will work east toward the Delta. Dry conditions will prevail elsewhere. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 2:31PM Wed Jul 30, 2014 CDT

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@C - CORN - CBOT
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Sep 14 360'4 360'6 359'0 359'0 -2'6 361'6 10:05P Chart for @C4U
Dec 14 370'2 370'4 368'6 369'0 -2'4 371'4 10:05P Chart for @C4Z
Mar 15 382'4 382'4 381'0 381'0 -2'4 383'4 10:05P Chart for @C5H
@DJ - DJ INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE - CBOT
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Sep 14 16820.00 16820.00 16796.00 16806.00 - 15.00 16821.00 10:07P Chart for @DJ4U
Dec 14 16737.00 - 27.00 16737.00s 04:15P Chart for @DJ4Z
Mar 15 16658.00 - 27.00 16658.00s 04:15P Chart for @DJ5H
@GF - FEEDER CATTLE - CME
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Aug 14 223.275 223.550 223.175 223.250 0.225 223.025 10:00P Chart for @GF4Q
Sep 14 224.450 224.475 224.100 224.150 - 0.050 224.200 10:00P Chart for @GF4U
Oct 14 224.200 224.200 223.875 224.000 - 0.025 224.025 09:44P Chart for @GF4V
@LE - LIVE CATTLE - CME
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Aug 14 160.125 160.150 159.500 159.675 - 0.175 159.850 10:01P Chart for @LE4Q
Oct 14 159.925 160.075 159.450 159.575 - 0.350 159.925 10:01P Chart for @LE4V
Dec 14 159.900 159.900 159.575 159.600 - 0.325 159.925 09:59P Chart for @LE4Z
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Aug 14 118.600 118.750 118.150 118.500 - 0.650 119.150 10:04P Chart for @HE4Q
Oct 14 103.050 103.400 102.700 103.275 - 0.425 103.700 10:06P Chart for @HE4V
Dec 14 93.675 93.900 93.250 93.850 -0.600 94.450 10:06P Chart for @HE4Z
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Aug 14 1219'6 1221'2 1217'4 1220'2 -0'2 1220'4 10:04P Chart for @S4Q
Sep 14 1101'6 1102'0 1098'0 1099'4 -2'6 1102'2 10:06P Chart for @S4U
Nov 14 1080'2 1082'0 1077'4 1079'6 -1'4 1081'2 10:06P Chart for @S4X
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Sep 14 1965.20 1965.20 1961.80 1962.80 - 2.30 1965.10 10:07P Chart for @SP4U
Dec 14 1957.20 2.10 1957.20s 04:16P Chart for @SP4Z
Mar 15 1949.80 2.20 1949.80s 04:16P Chart for @SP5H
@W - WHEAT - CBOT
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Sep 14 527'0 528'2 526'0 526'6 -0'4 527'2 10:05P Chart for @W4U
Dec 14 548'2 549'4 548'0 548'0 -1'4 549'4 10:05P Chart for @W4Z
Mar 15 571'0 571'4 571'0 571'4 -1'2 572'6 10:05P Chart for @W5H
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Last Trade:  359'0
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Ask:  359'2
Today's High:  360'6
Today's Low:  359'0
Volume:  67,742
Open:  360'4
Settle:  361'6
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July Spray Applications
Applicators using ground sprayers for herbicide may be using hight speeds to catch up with weeds and cover more acres in a narrow time window. If so, they should consider the travel speed they've used to calculate appropriate nozzle size. If field yield increases by 25% (e.g. going from 12 to 15 mi/h), click here to read the full story

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  • CORN (Sep 14) 359'0 -2'6 7/30/14   9:54 PM CST
  • CORN (Dec 14) 369'0 -2'4 7/30/14   10:00 PM CST
  • CORN (Mar 15) 381'0 -2'4 7/30/14   9:51 PM CST
  • DJ INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE (Sep 14) 16806.00 - 15.00 7/30/14   9:36 PM CST
  • DJ INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE (Dec 14) 16737.00 - 27.00 7/30/14   3:16 PM CST
  • DJ INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE (Mar 15) 16658.00 - 27.00 7/30/14   3:16 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Aug 14) 223.250 0.225 7/30/14   9:34 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Sep 14) 224.150 - 0.050 7/30/14   8:21 PM CST
  • FEEDER CATTLE (Oct 14) 224.000 - 0.025 7/30/14   9:15 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Aug 14) 159.675 - 0.175 7/30/14   9:40 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Oct 14) 159.575 - 0.350 7/30/14   9:59 PM CST
  • LIVE CATTLE (Dec 14) 159.600 - 0.325 7/30/14   9:23 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Aug 14) 118.500 - 0.650 7/30/14   9:59 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Oct 14) 103.275 - 0.425 7/30/14   10:06 PM CST
  • LEAN HOGS (Dec 14) 93.850 -0.600 7/30/14   10:06 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Aug 14) 1220'2 -0'2 7/30/14   10:04 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Sep 14) 1099'4 -2'6 7/30/14   10:04 PM CST
  • SOYBEANS (Nov 14) 1079'6 -1'4 7/30/14   10:06 PM CST
  • S&P 500 INDEX (Sep 14) 1962.80 - 2.30 7/30/14   9:59 PM CST
  • S&P 500 INDEX (Dec 14) 1957.20 2.10 7/30/14   3:24 PM CST
  • S&P 500 INDEX (Mar 15) 1949.80 2.20 7/30/14   3:24 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Sep 14) 526'6 -0'4 7/30/14   10:05 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Dec 14) 548'0 -1'4 7/30/14   10:00 PM CST
  • WHEAT (Mar 15) 571'4 -1'2 7/30/14   8:35 PM CST

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In 1920 the Warner-Bratzler shear instrument was developed to objectively measure meat tenderness


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