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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:08PM CDT Another shot of snow and cold weather kept Karen and Bill Johnson of Avoca, Iowa, out of their fields this past week, while in Florida, Jamie Harris is nearly finished planting corn.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:28PM CDT Brazilian logistics are under less pressure this soybean export season for a series of reasons, not least being weaker demand from China.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:27PM CDT Tempted to switch to soybeans? The yield dings with continuous corn might just be the nudge needed to make the change.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, April 14, 2014 9:46PM CDT

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's relationship with the grain industry is rocky, at best. The House Agriculture Committee reprimanded the Commissio... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:35PM CDT
Friday, April 4, 2014 6:47PM CDT
Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Sunday, April 13, 2014 3:54PM CDT

Corn: The July contract closed 3.00cts lower. A bearish crossover by weekly stochastics above the overbought level of 80% last week indicates the secondary... [Read Full Blog]

Saturday, April 12, 2014 12:14PM CDT
Friday, April 11, 2014 11:45AM CDT
Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Thursday, April 10, 2014 2:53PM CDT

This week’s first spring rating for the 2014 U.S. winter wheat crop showed sharp deterioration noted over the winter due to ongoing drought conditions... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:47PM CDT
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 1:04PM CDT
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
Monday, April 7, 2014 8:56PM CDT
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Friday, April 4, 2014 10:27PM CDT

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]

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 8:52PM CDT
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 3:00PM CDT
DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Monday, April 14, 2014 3:08PM CDT

The following table has details on spring freeze damage to winter wheat depending on the wheat stage and temperatures. Widespread freeze warnings a... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, April 11, 2014 8:40PM CDT
Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:09PM CDT
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:43PM CDT

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
Monday, April 14, 2014 6:19PM CDT
DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Monday, March 31, 2014 10:38PM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- Wake up and face the responsibility. Avoiding further trait troubles with China over acceptance of Viptera and Duracade also involves... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, March 17, 2014 7:36PM CDT
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 1:02PM CDT
Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 9:50PM CDT

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]

Monday, March 24, 2014 9:59PM CDT
Friday, March 7, 2014 6:48PM CDT
South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:29PM CDT

As this year's soybean harvest neared, Brazilian farm leaders feared logistical chaos would once again blight export efforts.

Monday, April 14, 2014 10:13PM CDT
Friday, April 11, 2014 7:25PM CDT
An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Monday, April 14, 2014 12:33PM CDT

A flurry of activity often precedes a breakthrough, so don't be surprised if we soon have new laws on labeling foods with genetically-engineered ingredients... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, April 11, 2014 7:00PM CDT
Monday, April 7, 2014 11:12AM CDT
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Monday, April 7, 2014 3:42PM CDT

Seems like it is "all side-by-sides, all the time" right now. For reasons I don't understand, makers of utility vehicles are introducing them in a... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 7:25PM CDT
Monday, March 24, 2014 9:25PM CDT
Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:01PM CDT

This week's weekly Crop Progress report from the USDA provided a first look at planting progress for some of the smaller crops in the United States.

Friday, April 11, 2014 8:13PM CDT
Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:58PM CDT
Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Friday, April 11, 2014 6:19PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers who haul grain to the elevator in Beach, N.D., are not happy when Manager Paul Lautenschlager tells them if they sell grain today, he... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 4:56PM CDT
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 3:37PM CDT
DTN Market Headlines
Corn futures are lower at 6 a.m. CST; soybeans higher; wheat higher.
Live and feeder cattle futures should open some lower, checked by profit taking and cash market uncertainty. Look for lean hog contracts to begin moderately higher thanks to follow-through buying and the premium status of the cash index.
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