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Katie Micik – Markets Editor
Regulators Are People, Too

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's relationship with the grain industry is rocky, at best. The House Agriculture Committee reprimanded the Commission's rulemaking process last week by including language in a bill that undid a controversial rulemaking on residual interest, a concept that commercial hedgers argue would cause the cost of hedging to skyrocket. [Read and Comment on Full Blog]

Posted at 9:46PM Mon Apr 14, 2014 CDT
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:11PM CDT

While the level of potential federal budget savings from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, was a big sticking point in the Congression... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:56AM CDT
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Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
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Your irrevocable 2014 farm bill decisions are getting complicated by this spring's surprise price rally. While it was widely assumed commodity prices were h... [Read Full Blog]

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DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
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Ethanol futures are tumbling lower, and the aggressive jostling seen in the market over the past two weeks resembles a dropped Easter egg basket. What seeme... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 6:41PM CDT
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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
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Monday, March 17, 2014 7:36PM CDT
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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:55PM CDT

When I was a kid, I would tag along with my dad just about everywhere.

Monday, April 7, 2014 3:42PM CDT
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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
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For the last quarter century, pork producers were absolute masters of efficiency, demonstrating year after year that less can easily produce more as long as... [Read Full Blog]

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