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DTN Feeder Pig Index

Posted on May 27, 2017

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Moisture Aids Rangeland Recovery

Posted on May 26, 2017

Timely rains are helping rangelands bounce back from wildfire damage. Extension personnel recently shared what they learned from past wildfires in other counties on the Plains and what were some of the challenges, as well as benefits. Read More

Corn Decisions

Posted on May 26, 2017

Don't panic -- cold temperatures and medium- to heavy-textured soils have likely slowed the loss of nitrogen from leaching and denitrification this month. Read More

Senators: No Farm Bill Cuts

Posted on May 26, 2017

At what he described as the first farm-bill hearing in Washington, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts acknowledged that the national debt is approaching $20 trillion, but he said that, between the savings from the last farm bill and a USDA crop insurance contract negotiation, "Everyone on this committee agrees that ag has already given at the store." Read More

DTN Closing Livestock Comment 05/26 16:26

Posted on May 26, 2017

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DTN Chart Technical Points 05/26 16:30

Posted on May 26, 2017

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DTN Cattle Close/Trends 05/26 15:45

Posted on May 26, 2017

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DTN Closing Grain Comments 05/26 13:48

Posted on May 26, 2017

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DTN Midday Livestock Comments 05/26 11:50

Posted on May 26, 2017

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DTN Midday Grain Comments 05/26 11:07

Posted on May 26, 2017

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DTN Early Word Opening Livestock 05/26 08:03

Posted on May 26, 2017

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DTN Early Word Grains 05/26 06:03

Posted on May 26, 2017

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Taxes and Export Competition

Posted on May 25, 2017

Congress is debating the idea of a border adjustment tax on imported goods as an offset for lowering corporate tax rates. Proposals have suggested implementing a tax on imported goods as high as 20%. Industries have different takes on the possibilities of a BAT, depending on whether the companies rely more on exports or imports. Read More

Kub's Den

Posted on May 25, 2017

In a low-volatility grain market environment, prices on any one day can seem just as unappealing as the next, making it hard to get motivated to make timely sales. Perhaps there is a best time of day or best day of the week to serve as a trigger for those decisions. Read More

USDA Weekly Crop Progress

Posted on May 25, 2017

Planting and emergence for both corn and soybeans were running close to the average pace last week, making USDA's weekly Crop Progress report neutral for both crops. Read More

Todd's Take

Posted on May 24, 2017

Last Thursday's 6.5% drop in Brazil's real was a black swan event for most, but it may have been a multi-million-dollar bonanza for a few. Read More

View From the Cab

Posted on May 24, 2017

Brent and Lisa Judisch of Cedar Falls, Iowa, were able to complete some custom soybean drilling last week before storms brought fieldwork to a halt. Meanwhile, wet conditions near Miami, Oklahoma, prompted Zack Rendel to pull the plug on his remaining milo planting and switch to soybeans. Read More

Budget Plan Lands With a Thud

Posted on May 24, 2017

The White House budget plan for USDA essentially puts down a marker for what the White House wants to see in the next farm bill. Read More