Industry News

05/06/2021



Editor's Note: This story has been updated. The original appeared April 30.

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05/06/2021



ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- Growers with soybean injury and yield loss from dicamba in the past six years have only three more weeks to file a claim with the Dicamba Soybean Grower Settlement.

The deadline to file claims is May 28, 2021. The settlement is from Monsanto (a legal entity now owned by Bayer), which agreed to make $400 million available to resolve multi-district litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri over dicamba injury claims.

05/06/2021



OMAHA (DTN) -- After speculation and concerns over President Joe Biden's goal to conserve 30% of U.S. land and waters by 2030, the White House on Thursday released a broad outline to encourage but not require greater conservation efforts across the country.

05/05/2021



OMAHA (DTN) -- In one of his first trips as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Michael Regan met Tuesday with a group of Iowa ethanol producers who stressed the potential for biofuels lowering both emissions and cancer-causing chemicals.

05/05/2021



OMAHA (DTN) -- While prices for all eight of the major fertilizers were higher at the end of April compared to a month earlier, none were significantly higher, which DTN designates as 5% or more. It's the second week in a row prices showed more muted moves higher after several months of rising sharply.

05/04/2021



LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recommends leaving the Dakota Access Pipeline open while it conducts an environmental analysis that could last into March 2022. The Corps stated this position in a court filing in federal court on a case that could eventually lead to the pipeline's closing.

05/04/2021



ANKENY, Iowa (DTN) -- Ian Plagge will apply 240 pounds of nitrogen (N) per acre this year on corn-on-corn acres and 190 pounds per acre on corn-after-soybeans.

Crunching the numbers on nitrogen applications is becoming increasingly important for the Lattimer, Iowa, farmer and others, as nitrogen costs ratchet skyward.

05/04/2021



OMAHA (DTN) -- As Democrats in Congress look to line up provisions of the infrastructure package and a family relief plan, a House Education & Labor Subcommittee held a hearing Monday concentrated heavily on expanding overtime wages for farmworkers.

05/03/2021



This article was originally posted at 3:04 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 3. It was last updated at 3:43 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 3.

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OMAHA (DTN) -- After trailing the five-year average pace the previous week, corn planting jumped back to well ahead of normal last week as farmers took advantage of the much warmer weather to return to fieldwork with a vengeance, according to USDA NASS' weekly Crop Progress report released Monday.