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Friday, August 1, 2014 12:02PM CDT Are two ears better than one? That's the question this year as many hybrids are setting more than one ear per stalk.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:21PM CDT After a cool spring and wet June, producers in the Soybean Belt should be scouting for the symptoms of sudden death syndrome (SDS) in their bean fields in the next couple weeks.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:47PM CDT Average retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN slid lower the fourth week of July 2014, the second week in a row prices have moved lower.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Friday, August 1, 2014 6:25PM CDT

The heavy rain and flooding in the Upper Mississippi River this spring has created another problem for the river: shoaling. Shoaling is the result of sedime... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, July 25, 2014 7:20PM CDT
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:45AM CDT
Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:27PM CDT

As its monthly chart shows, when June came to an end the most active futures contract was trading near major (long-term) support at $11.43 3/4. This price m... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:36PM CDT
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:50PM CDT
Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Friday, August 1, 2014 12:42PM CDT

For many regions in the Midwest, this month will go down as one of the coolest ever for July and has been huge blessing for reproducing soybeans.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:50PM CDT
Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:34PM CDT
DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Friday, August 1, 2014 6:09PM CDT

With Congress now on a five-week vacation lawmakers are likely to get an earful from U.S. farmers.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:18PM CDT
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:14PM CDT
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:56PM CDT

Don't let your future farm program payments suffer from obsolescence.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:46PM CDT
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3:59PM CDT
DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Friday, August 1, 2014 6:48PM CDT

After the dry month of July--when many areas of the northern and central U.S. had rainfall deficits of two to four inches below normal--the foreca... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:43PM CDT
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:41PM CDT
Friday, August 1, 2014 11:29PM CDT

Just when it appears that prices of dried distillers grains might finally end their three-month freefall, China placed yet another demand on U.S. ethanol pr... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, August 1, 2014 7:25PM CDT
Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:39PM CDT
DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:54AM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- I've always been lucky. Well ... I rarely go through a yard or a patch of clover without finding a four-leaf clover. Around one out o... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, July 10, 2014 8:46PM CDT
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 7:24PM CDT
Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, July 25, 2014 9:40PM CDT

The concept of "short-bought" has long been a standard entry in the cattle lexicon, right up there with "fleshy," "green" and... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, July 18, 2014 10:22PM CDT
Friday, July 11, 2014 6:04PM CDT
South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Monday, July 14, 2014 4:17PM CDT

Chicago soybean futures may have taken a huge hit over the last month, but Brazilian prices have remained pretty firm.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 4:17PM CDT
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 4:15PM CDT
An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:05AM CDT

In the spirit of walking a mile in another's shoes, let's examine, with as much sympathy as we can muster, the European Union's main agricultural demand in... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, July 18, 2014 11:21AM CDT
Monday, July 14, 2014 4:23PM CDT
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:47PM CDT

As Dorothy might say to Toto: Great Plains Manufacturing isn't (only) in Kansas anymore. Based in Salina, the tillage and planter manufacturer has had an in... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 7:19PM CDT
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 12:05PM CDT
Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Friday, August 1, 2014 9:26PM CDT

This week's easing of concerns surrounding the state of the 2014 soybean crop resulted in a loss of 25 cents/bu. over the week in the November soybean contr... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:58PM CDT
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:52PM CDT
Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Friday, July 25, 2014 6:07PM CDT

While soybeans in many areas remain on the "iffy" side, there's no doubt that for much of the Midwest and central-west production areas, the corn... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, July 18, 2014 6:08PM CDT
Saturday, July 12, 2014 3:22AM CDT
DTN Market Headlines
Corn is lower at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are lower; wheat is higher.
Live and feeder contracts seem set to open lower this morning, checked by follow-through selling, beef demand worries, and pre-cash caution. Look for lean hog contracts to begin with moderate strength thanks to late-week short covering and the correction of oversold charts.
 
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