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DTN Cotton Open: Bounces Quietly Near Session High

DTN Cotton Open: Bounces Quietly Near Session High

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Feb 23, 2017

An additional 111 delivery notices issued. Weekly export sales delayed. U.S. weekly jobless claims moved higher. Cash online cotton sales declined to 5,123 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures bounced quietly in the early going Thursday, with most-active May ticking

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Illinois: Is Feb. a Good Time to Apply Nitrogen?

Illinois: Is Feb. a Good Time to Apply Nitrogen?

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔Feb 23, 2017

The unseasonably warm and dry weather we have had during February this year has a lot of people applying ammonia, and others considering it. This raises the question of whether or not February is a good time to apply NH3, and also

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Ethanol and Oil: The Search for Common Ground – DTN

Ethanol and Oil: The Search for Common Ground – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 23, 2017

At a time when politics in Washington, D.C., has never been as divided, leaders of the ethanol and oil industries talked a good game in San Diego Tuesday on how the future requires both industries to find common ground. During

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Dicamba Application: 3 Key Phrases You Need to Know – DTN

Dicamba Application: 3 Key Phrases You Need to Know – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Feb 23, 2017

Applicators face complex and sometimes ambiguous buffer requirements for the newly labeled dicamba herbicides this year. The labels for Monsanto’s XtendiMax, BASF’s Engenia and DuPont Pioneer’s FeXapan put all the responsibility for following buffer requirements and avoiding off-target drift on

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DTN Livestock Open: Further Strength Likely in Cattle

DTN Livestock Open: Further Strength Likely in Cattle

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Feb 23, 2017

Live and feeder futures seem staged for higher ground Thursday, supported by follow-through buying and aggressive packer spending in feedlot country. On the other hand, lean hog issues should open moderately lower, checked by residual selling and defensive carcass value.

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DTN Grain Open: Modest Early Losses

DTN Grain Open: Modest Early Losses

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Feb 23, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn was fractionally lower, May soybeans were 3 cents lower, and July Kansas City wheat was fractionally lower. CME Globex Recap: Major grain markets were all showing losses early Thursday morning, led once again by

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DTN Livestock Close: Wide Price Shifts Develop

DTN Livestock Close: Wide Price Shifts Develop

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Feb 22, 2017

Pressure developed in lean hog futures Wednesday as all contracts closed with triple-digit losses. Stronger cash market news and follow-through commercial buying pushed cattle markets higher during the day with front-month February live cattle contracts holding strong triple-digit gains.  

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Texas Field Reports: Cotton Acres Likely Up, Grain Acres Down in 2017

Texas Field Reports: Cotton Acres Likely Up, Grain Acres Down in 2017

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 22, 2017

Cotton acres in Texas will likely increase as producers seek an alternative to grains this season, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Mark Welch, AgriLife Extension grains marketing economist, College Station, said 4.5 million acres of planted

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Nebraska: Losing Your Operating Credit and Loan Subordination

Nebraska: Losing Your Operating Credit and Loan Subordination

👤By J. David Aiken, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Feb 22, 2017

The recent drop in crop prices has put a financial squeeze on Nebraska producers. What happens if you can’t pay your operating loan and your lender doesn’t extend credit for next year’s crop? Normally operating loans are paid in full

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Nebraska: New Chickpea Cultivar – New Hope – Offers Just That

Nebraska: New Chickpea Cultivar – New Hope – Offers Just That

👤By Lisa Jasa, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Feb 22, 2017

After more than 10 years of research and development, University of Nebraska researchers have registered a new chickpea cultivar that offers enhanced disease resistance and production potential. The chickpea’s name — New Hope — well reflects their optimism for its value

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