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DTN Grain Close: Report Sends Soybeans Lower, Corn and Wheat Higher

DTN Grain Close: Report Sends Soybeans Lower, Corn and Wheat Higher

πŸ‘€From DTN/Telvent 🕔Mar 31, 2017

November soybeans fell 9 1/4 cents Friday and old-crop beans dropped 17 cents after USDA estimated record soybean plantings in 2017. Corn and wheat prices on the other hand, posted decent gains thanks largely to USDA’s lower planting estimates for

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Moving Grains: Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal

Moving Grains: Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Missouri River Navigation Season Expected to be Normal Normally, navigation on the Missouri River is only possible certain times of the year through a series of releases of stored water in upstream reservoirs. This year, with sufficient water levels in

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USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 19.5 cents per pound for the week ending March 25, up 0.2 cent from the previous week. Marketings of all farmer stock peanuts for the week ending March 25

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Tennessee: Weed Control with Your Cover Crop

Tennessee: Weed Control with Your Cover Crop

πŸ‘€By Garret Montgomery, University of Tennessee 🕔Mar 31, 2017

With planting just around the corner, there are a few management considerations of cover crops that are being used for weed control.

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Kansas Weather:  Warmer Gulf of Mexico Temperatures Bring Rain

Kansas Weather: Warmer Gulf of Mexico Temperatures Bring Rain

πŸ‘€By Randall Kowalik, Kansas State University 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Unusually warm water temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico are fueling outbursts of severe weather and bringing much-needed rain to Kansas. According to a recently published article in the technology journal Ars Technica, temperatures in the Gulf broke records for

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DTN Livestock Midday: Sluggish Morning Trade

DTN Livestock Midday: Sluggish Morning Trade

πŸ‘€By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Sluggish trade is keeping futures trade mixed midday Friday. Aggressive losses quickly swept through livestock futures Friday morning as follow-through pressure moved into the cattle market. This kept the complex under pressure most of the morning. But traders quickly moved

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DTN Grain Midday: Mixed Trade Ahead of Reports

DTN Grain Midday: Mixed Trade Ahead of Reports

πŸ‘€By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Trade is mixed ahead of the USDA Prospective Planting and quarterly Grain Stocks reports with corn and wheat higher, soybeans leaking lower to new five-month lows. CORN Corn trade is 1 to 2 cents higher at midday with light, short

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Grain Market: Looking at the History of Falling Wheat Acres – DTN

Grain Market: Looking at the History of Falling Wheat Acres – DTN

πŸ‘€By Elaine Kub DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Mar 31, 2017

In 1701, Jethro Tull invented the horse-drawn seed drill, used for evenly planting straight furrows of small grains in England, and later in Europe, America and the rest of the world. And here I was, thinking all along that “Jethro

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Senate Ag Committee Sends Ag Secretary Nominee for Senate Vote – DTN

Senate Ag Committee Sends Ag Secretary Nominee for Senate Vote – DTN

πŸ‘€By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Mar 31, 2017

As expected, the Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday voted to send President Donald Trump’s nomination of Sonny Perdue as Agriculture secretary to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation. Β  The vote occurred off the Senate floor in the midst

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DTN Fertilizer Trends: Moving in to the Flat Zone

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Moving in to the Flat Zone

πŸ‘€By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 31, 2017

Retail fertilizer prices were still mostly higher the third week of March 2017, but this climb higher appears to be slowing, according to fertilizer retailers surveyed by DTN. And, for the first time in five weeks, not all of the

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