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DTN Grain Midday: Corn, Wheat Gaining on Soybeans

DTN Grain Midday: Corn, Wheat Gaining on Soybeans

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Corn and winter wheat are gaining on beans at midday; beans are down 6 cents. CORN Corn trade is seeing follow-through buying on short profit taking and cash demand. Trade is 3 higher at midday with December 7 cents above

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China’s E10 Mandate Could be Good News for U.S. Corn & Ethanol Producers – DTN

China’s E10 Mandate Could be Good News for U.S. Corn & Ethanol Producers – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 30, 2017

China’s newly instituted E10 mandate has the potential to create more demand for both corn and ethanol produced in the United States, according to a new analysis from the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University (CARD).  

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Lower Amid End-of-Month Adjustments

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Lower Amid End-of-Month Adjustments

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Nov 30, 2017

U.S. weekly upland export sales slowed but came in around the upper end of the range of expectations. Upland shipments increased. Cash online sales increased to 25,344 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded lower in brisk early dealings amid

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DTN Livestock Open: Hog Futures Set for Moderately Higher Recovery

DTN Livestock Open: Hog Futures Set for Moderately Higher Recovery

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Lean hog contracts should open moderately higher, supported by short-covering and positive fundamentals. The cattle complex is likely to open on a mixed basis as traders position ahead of cash news. Cattle: Steady Futures: Mixed Live Equiv $135.54 – 1.16*

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DTN Grain Open: Markets Quietly Lower Overnight

DTN Grain Open: Markets Quietly Lower Overnight

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Nov 30, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was 1 cent lower, January soybeans were 1 cent lower, and March Chicago (SRW) was 3 cents lower. CME Globex Recap: According to the calendar, the end of November is the end of fall,

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USDA’s Nov. Farm Income Forecast is a Good Predictor for 2017

USDA’s Nov. Farm Income Forecast is a Good Predictor for 2017

👤By Todd Kuethe and Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois Ag Economists; and Dwight Sanders, Southern Illinois University Ag Economist 🕔Nov 30, 2017

On November 29, 2017, the USDA’s Economic Research Service released an updated projection of 2017 net farm income. The forecast of $63.2 billion is $200 million (0.3%) lower than the forecast released in August. The updated forecast suggests that net

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North Carolina Cotton: Farm Variety Evaluation Program Results Are In

North Carolina Cotton: Farm Variety Evaluation Program Results Are In

👤By Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, North Carolina State University Extension Specialists 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Although 2017 brought its share of challenges, this has been a year that our growers have badly needed for a while. We are thankful to harvest high yields in most areas of our cotton-producing areas while avoiding any majorly destructive

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Georgia Corn: Yields Lower Than Last Year’s Crop

Georgia Corn: Yields Lower Than Last Year’s Crop

👤By Julie Jernigan, University of Georgia 🕔Nov 30, 2017

Georgia’s corn yields were lower than expected this season due to prolonged cloudy conditions this summer, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension corn, soybean and small grains agronomist Reagan Noland. Following this harvest season, Noland said that farmers reported

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Soybeans: Using Dicamba Herbicides to Manage Resistant Weeds

Soybeans: Using Dicamba Herbicides to Manage Resistant Weeds

👤From The Ohio State University, Purdue University, and the University of Illinois 🕔Nov 29, 2017

Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois are heavily infested with weeds resistant to glyphosate (group 9), PPO inhibitors (group 14), and ALS inhibitors (group 2). This has greatly reduced the number of effective postemergence herbicides for controlling these weeds in Roundup Ready 2 (RR2)

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Gasoline Prices Fall, Diesel Rises

Gasoline Prices Fall, Diesel Rises

👤From the Energy Information Administration 🕔Nov 29, 2017

The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased over 1 cent to $2.93 per gallon on November 27, 51 cents higher than a year ago. The Rocky Mountain and Gulf Coast prices each increased over two cents to $3.03 per gallon

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