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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:01PM CST What better way to know what soybeans your customers need than to also be one of those customers? Mike Beard, a soybean and hog farmer from Frankfort, Ind., knows firsthand what higher protein content in the soybeans he raises means for his pigs' performance.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:38PM CST Despite estimates of $70-per-acre payments for corn farmers in as many as 16 states for this year's corn crop, the Congressional Budget Office released a new projection Monday showing only 37.5% of corn acreage will enroll in the new Agricultural Risk Coverage-County program. Farmers will instead choose to enroll more acres in Price Loss Coverage.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 6:41AM CST Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard sell in high-risk regions it was supposed to help.
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Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, January 26, 2015 5:18PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. trucking industry is seeing a shortage of 30,000 drivers nationwide, said Truckload Carriers Association Safety and Policy Director... [Read Full Blog]

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Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:05PM CST

Live Cattle: The April contract closed $4.15 lower at $148.80 last week. The secondary (intermediate-term) trend remains down with April live cattle moving... [Read Full Blog]

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Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Thursday, January 22, 2015 4:32PM CST

Global wheat stocks and those supplies as percentage of total consumption are the highest in three years while global corn stocks are the loftiest in 15 yea... [Read Full Blog]

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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Monday, January 26, 2015 3:56PM CST

I was somewhat caught off-guard Friday when a few members of Practical Farmers of Iowa asked that I stick around their conference for a one-woman play perfo... [Read Full Blog]

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Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Friday, January 23, 2015 5:07PM CST

Peak salaries used to attract young operators back to the farm since 2006 can encourage an over-inflated value of their worth to the business, warned DTN Fa... [Read Full Blog]

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DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Monday, January 26, 2015 8:51PM CST

California is not the only state where a hit-and-miss version of El Nino this winter season has been a disappointment in terms of minimal rainfall. The sout... [Read Full Blog]

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Spot ethanol prices retreated as traders booked profits Tuesday since previously projected product shipment delays are likely to be minimal following a down... [Read Full Blog]

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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 4:19PM CST

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- The weed alert that popped into my inbox last week hit a personal note for me.

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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Monday, January 26, 2015 6:46PM CST

Dealing with crime is just a fact of life for most, and while living in a rural area might lessen your chances of being a victim, many rural people have had... [Read Full Blog]

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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Monday, January 26, 2015 8:35PM CST

Hot, dry conditions allowed soybean harvesting to move forward last week in the Mato Grosso and Parana, Brazil's largest soy-producing states, AgRural, a lo... [Read Full Blog]

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An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Monday, January 26, 2015 1:14AM CST

Anyone who cares about agriculture must care about agricultural research. It's the fountainhead of solutions to agriculture's most vexing challenges -- figh... [Read Full Blog]

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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:16PM CST

The Wolverine R-Spec is a whole new animal, said Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. when it introduced its newest two-passenger side-by-side in late January.

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Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:19PM CST

There's a multitude of moving parts in supply and demand estimates for a crop that has yet to be planted. Lots can happen and will. One interesting point in... [Read Full Blog]

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Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 4:51PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- First, an apology. This is late.

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DTN Market Headlines
March corn was 1 cent lower, March soybeans were 2 cents lower, and March Chicago wheat was 3 cents lower.
Look for cattle futures to open moderately higher, supported by spillover buying and recent cash premiums. On the other hand, lean hog issues should begin on a mixed basis thanks to a combination of short covering and uninspiring fundamentals.
 
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