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DTN Cotton Open: Jumps to New High for Move

DTN Cotton Open: Jumps to New High for Move

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 14, 2017

U.S. weekly upland export sales topped expectations at 259,700 running bales and shipments fell to 166,600 RB. Cash online sales dropped to 19,121 bales on The Seam as grower sales slipped to 15,871 bales. Cotton futures jumped to a new

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Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 Maturity Group Variety Trial Report

Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 Maturity Group Variety Trial Report

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Dec 14, 2017

During the 2017 season, a Maturity Group IV and V variety trial was conducted at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center (NMREC) in Verona, MS.

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DTN Fertilizer Trends: Mild Weather Pushes Fall Applications

DTN Fertilizer Trends: Mild Weather Pushes Fall Applications

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Average retail prices for most fertilizers continued to move higher, while the price for two fertilizers moved lower during the first week of December 2017, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. As has been the case for two weeks in

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DTN Livestock Open: Lean Hog Futures Staged for Defensive Start

DTN Livestock Open: Lean Hog Futures Staged for Defensive Start

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Lean hog contracts should open lower, pressured by long liquidation and struggling carcass value. On the other hand, cattle complex futures seem likely to open on a mixed basis as traders position ahead of cash news. Cattle: Cash Steady Futures

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DTN Grain Open: Markets Resume Grinding Lower

DTN Grain Open: Markets Resume Grinding Lower

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was fractionally lower, January soybeans were 5 cents lower, and March Chicago (SRW) was fractionally lower. CME Globex Recap: Soybeans were under pressure again overnight, losing about a nickel through early Thursday morning. Light

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DTN Livestock Close: Feeder Cattle Futures Tumble Lower

DTN Livestock Close: Feeder Cattle Futures Tumble Lower

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Moderate to strong losses quickly moved through cattle futures as triple-digit declines flooded back into the feeder cattle market. This eroded early support in live cattle futures, pushing prices moderately lower. GENERAL COMMENTS Cash cattle activity remained quiet with only

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Diesel, Gas Prices Decline

Diesel, Gas Prices Decline

👤From the Energy Information Administration 🕔Dec 13, 2017

The U.S. average diesel fuel price fell 1 cent to $2.91 per gallon on December 11, 42 cents higher than a year ago. The West Coast and Rocky Mountain prices each fell three cents to $3.34 per gallon and $2.99

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Illinois Weather: Nov. Was Cool and Dry with a Dash of Snow

Illinois Weather: Nov. Was Cool and Dry with a Dash of Snow

👤From University of Illinois 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Illinois experienced wide temperature swings in November, with colder-than-normal temperatures canceling out the warmer-than normal days. By month’s end, November was slightly cooler than average in Illinois, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel at the Illinois State Water Survey, part

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DTN Cotton Close: Surges to Triple-Digit Gains

DTN Cotton Close: Surges to Triple-Digit Gains

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 13, 2017

U.S. crop quality has continued to draw discussion, with an estimated 46% of the upland output expected to come from a record Texas output. Crop estimate on High Plains raised 175,000 bales to 5.57 million. Cotton futures surged to triple-digit

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DTN Grain Close: After New Lows, Wheat Finds Support

DTN Grain Close: After New Lows, Wheat Finds Support

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Dec 13, 2017

After making new contract lows earlier this week, March Chicago and K.C. wheat contracts got a lift of light commercial buying Wednesday, ending up 6 cents and 5 cents respectively. March corn managed a slight gain and January soybeans were

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