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DTN Livestock Open: Futures Staged for Mixed Start

DTN Livestock Open: Futures Staged for Mixed Start

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jan 19, 2018

The cattle complex is likely to open mixed as traders jockey ahead of last week’s cash developments. Lean hog issues should also begin with uneven price action in slow volume. Cattle: Steady-$2 HR Futures: Mixed Live Equiv $139.06 + .60*

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DTN Grain Open: Green Light for Commodities

DTN Grain Open: Green Light for Commodities

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Jan 19, 2018

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was up 1 1/2 cents, March soybeans were up 3 1/2 cents, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was up 1 cent. CME Globex Recap: Except for modest losses in energies, the rest of the

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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Traders Extend Rally With More Solid Gains

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Traders Extend Rally With More Solid Gains

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jan 18, 2018

The cattle complex closed significantly higher, confirming Wednesday’s technical achievements. Lean hog issues settled mixed, though most nearby contracts moved moderately higher. GENERAL COMMENTS The cash cattle arena remained dead quiet through the day with bids and asking prices separated

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Drought Monitor: Wet Week for Midsouth, Northwest, Mostly Dry Elsewhere

Drought Monitor: Wet Week for Midsouth, Northwest, Mostly Dry Elsewhere

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Summary A significant weather system impacted the lower Mississippi Valley and pushed northeast into the Ohio River Valley and the Northeast. The active pattern over the Pacific Northwest and northern Rocky Mountains continued, bringing much-needed rain and snow to these

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Tennessee: 7 Dicamba Training Sessions Next Week

Tennessee: 7 Dicamba Training Sessions Next Week

👤By Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Here’s a look at Dicamba training opportunities over the next seven days:

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Gains Well Off Early Highs

DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Gains Well Off Early Highs

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Traders digested news of the economy in China, the world’s largest cotton consumer, gaining steam, and looked ahead to the U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report. Cotton futures finished higher but well off the highs Thursday as traders digested news of

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Moving Grain: Dec. Stocks Highest in 30 Years; Weather Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

Moving Grain: Dec. Stocks Highest in 30 Years; Weather Continues to Disrupt River Traffic

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 18, 2018

December Grain Stocks: Highest in Past 30 Years Among the many USDA reports published last week (including the January World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report and the latest monthly World Markets and Trade reports from the Foreign Agricultural Service),

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NAFTA: Ag Coalition Stresses Importance of Trade to Trump Administration – DTN

NAFTA: Ag Coalition Stresses Importance of Trade to Trump Administration – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Fearful about the prospect of seeing NAFTA derailed, more than 30 ag-related business groups have come together to create Americans for Farmers & Families, a coalition focused on stressing the importance of the free-trade agreement to President Donald Trump, his

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DTN Retail Fertilizer: Poll Says Many Farmers Purchased Early – DTN

DTN Retail Fertilizer: Poll Says Many Farmers Purchased Early – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 18, 2018

Average retail fertilizer prices continued to shift higher the second week of January 2018, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. The good news for farmers facing higher fertilizer prices is a majority of farmers appear to have already purchased at

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Diesel, Gas Prices Climb

Diesel, Gas Prices Climb

👤From the Energy Information Administration 🕔Jan 18, 2018

The U.S. average diesel fuel price rose 3 cents to $3.03 per gallon on January 15, 2018, 44 cents higher than a year ago. Gulf Coast prices increased four cents to $2.83 per gallon, East Coast prices increased nearly four

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