Industry News

Todd's Take

04/24/18

Corn and soybean prices have traded higher in 2018 but are approaching an important change of season.

USDA Crop Progress

04/24/18

Corn planting remains well behind average as of April 22, but soybean planting is starting out on an average pace, according to USDA's NASS.

Cash Market Moves

04/24/18

A Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) strike scheduled to start April 21 was postponed late April 20. Meanwhile, the U.S. river system is still working through high water issues.

Blizzard Hits Spring Calves

04/23/18

A spring blizzard that blasted much of South Dakota late last week and this past weekend killed some livestock, though total losses are not yet known.

Ag's HR Coach

04/23/18

High-performing farm teams all have one factor in common -- trust.

Fire Sweeps Across Oklahoma

04/23/18

Two large, still-burning wildfires have already killed at least two people and burned thousands of acres of land and destroyed several homes and ranches in Oklahoma.

The Market's Fine Print

04/20/18

Can protein manufactured in a test tube really be called "beef" or "meat?" That's a question the U.S. Cattlemen's Association wants USDA to answer.

Grow Good Neighbors

04/20/18

Farmers who grow specialty corn in the same general area need to communicate and plan with their neighbors growing different specialty corn to ensure these crops are preserved and premiums can be realized.

DTN Fieldwork Roundup

04/20/18

Cold and wet weather has stalled fieldwork across much of the country, leaving vital planting prep such as weed control, fertilizer and tillage to the last minute.

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

04/19/18

Average retail prices for seven of the eight major fertilizers were up the second week of April 2018, while the price of one fertilizer was down compared to the previous month.

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