Industry News

Preparing to Fight Flames

01/19/18

After so much devastation in the Texas Panhandle in 2017, farmers and ranchers searched for answers on how to be better prepared to avoid or fight future wildfires.

Dicamba Cases May Be Centralized

01/19/18

A federal multidistrict litigation court is scheduled to hear oral arguments next week on the merits of centralizing numerous legal cases related to off-target dicamba crop damage.

JBS Selling Five Rivers

01/19/18

Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, with capacity for more than 900,000 head in 11 feedyards across the western states, is being sold by JBS USA.

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

01/18/18

The majority of farmers who responded to a recent DTN Twitter poll said they have already purchased at least some of their fertilizer needs for the upcoming growing season.

New Ag Group Defends NAFTA

01/18/18

Americans for Farmers & Families highlights that the North American Free Trade Agreement is an economic engine in rural America -- "the very same communities that powered President Trump to victory in 2016."

Kub's Den

01/18/18

Lower commodity prices can sometimes trigger greater consumption, but certain types of commodities benefit more than others from the price elasticity of demand.

Growing Biomass

01/17/18

An extensive study attempts to provide insight into how farmers can benefit from growing biomass crops.

Developing Climate-Smart Ag

01/17/18

Representatives from more than 30 organizations were scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for the steering committee for the North America Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance. The organizational meeting seeks to keep U.S. agriculture engaged as the United Nations works more aggressively on agriculture and climate change.

Todd's Take

01/17/18

As the U.S. Commerce Department ponders tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum, China is already shunning U.S. soybean purchases.

Bitter Cold Affects Livestock

01/16/18

Cattle producers take extra effort to protect their herds from cold weather, as well as maintain carcass weight in feedlot cattle.

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