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Friday, November 21, 2014 10:51AM CST Since commodity prices and distillers grain prices are falling at a faster rate than alfalfa and forage prices, beef producers may be able to lower winter ration costs by replacing hay with corn and corn co-products.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:36PM CST Temperatures as low as 23 degrees Fahrenheit this week threatened View From the Cab farmer Jamie Harris' broccoli crop in the Florida Panhandle. The cold also created some challenges for Karen Johnson's family in western Iowa as they tended to livestock.
Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:34PM CST As President Barack Obama prepares to address the nation at 7 p.m. CST Thursday on his executive action on immigration reform, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said it is the family unification program that will help farm workers find relief from deportation.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, November 17, 2014 6:33PM CST

The early arrival of winter weather with record cold and snow in parts of the Midwest and Northern Plains slowed rail transportation of agriculture products... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 3:55PM CST
Monday, November 10, 2014 8:03PM CST
Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:16PM CST

Those watching the crude oil market closely have seen the spot-month contract dip below $74 per barrel, posting a low of $73.25 last week and $73.88 Tuesday... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, November 17, 2014 12:09PM CST
Sunday, November 16, 2014 5:19PM CST
Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Friday, November 21, 2014 2:36PM CST

In recent pieces we have looked at corn and soybean yields of the major states and noted how some of the top yielding states in the past were no longer at t... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:38PM CST
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:48PM CST
DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:34PM CST

Spinning the message following votes in Congress has always been a part of the American political scene, and that was no different Tuesday night. The U.S. S... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, November 17, 2014 4:49PM CST
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 4:53PM CST
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 11:45PM CST

A poll of chief financial officers for Farm Credit lenders in 15 states found that the cost of borrowing is expected to rise midway through next year as the... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, November 17, 2014 3:24PM CST
Friday, November 7, 2014 9:36PM CST
DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Friday, November 21, 2014 5:04PM CST

Following are highlights of the NOAA Global Climate Report for October. Some of the temperature departures from normal are impressive for the far-above-norm... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:43PM CST
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 8:37PM CST
Thursday, November 20, 2014 9:33PM CST

A lot of rules and requirements are in store for ethanol plants with the new Food Safety Modernization Act; however, the one most likely to have the biggest... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:51PM CST
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 9:31PM CST
DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 8:50PM CST

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- I popped in unannounced at a Bunge river terminal along the Mississippi River last week. A bright yellow poster detailing delivery re... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, September 19, 2014 7:15PM CST
Thursday, September 4, 2014 11:19AM CST
Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, November 7, 2014 6:37PM CST

Did you feel that? I swear, the floor moved and a few commemorative plates marking the anniversary of the Atkins Diet fell off the wall. It was definitely a... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, October 31, 2014 6:11PM CST
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:49PM CST
South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 8:49PM CST

Heavy, consistent rain over the last two months has ruined what promised to be a decent wheat crop in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul.

Monday, November 17, 2014 1:27PM CST
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 1:05PM CST
An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Friday, November 21, 2014 12:41PM CST

Over the decades, countless millions of Americans from the country have moved to the city. A smaller but still uncountable number have moved the other way.... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, November 17, 2014 12:27PM CST
Monday, November 10, 2014 12:10PM CST
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:15PM CST

The 2014 growing season on our farm is wrapped up as we finished harvest on Friday, November 7. This year's growing season will be one we remember for years... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, November 13, 2014 10:42PM CST
Thursday, November 6, 2014 4:41PM CST
Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:52PM CST

The average Saskatchewan flax bid has recovered from the lows reached in October but the market continues to feel the pressure of the global oilseed market,... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 9:47PM CST
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 10:18PM CST
Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:09PM CST

"So," a friend asked at lunch the other day, "what do you think about Roundup being sprayed on wheat as a desiccant and how that might be con... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 7:12PM CST
Friday, October 31, 2014 5:45PM CST
DTN Market Headlines
December corn was 2 cents lower, January soybeans 1/4 cent lower, and December Chicago wheat 5 cents lower.
Live and feeder contracts should open this morning on a mixed 21.74-plus in basis as traders cautiously position ahead of late week cash and the release of the on feed report. Lean hog futures are also likely to start biz with uneven price action thanks to further profit taking and bear spreading.
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