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Minnesota: Dicamba In 2018 – Let’s Clear Up Confusion – AgFax Weed Solutions

Minnesota: Dicamba In 2018 – Let’s Clear Up Confusion – AgFax Weed Solutions

👤By David Kee, Research Director, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council 🕔Jan 19, 2018

One question I was asked recently had to do with Restricted Use Products (RUP) and dicamba. In Minnesota, Fexapan, Engenia and XtendiMax are currently the only restricted use dicamba products in the state. The RUP designation requires the applicators to

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Dossett On Rice: Could We See $13 Again?

Dossett On Rice: Could We See $13 Again?

👤By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Jan 19, 2018

Cash Market The cash market in the USA may be quiet, but prices are exploding in Thailand and India. Thailand 5% broken rice has rallied from $403 MMT on December 27th to $416 MMT on January 10th and now $436

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Federal Reserve: Observations on the Ag Economy

Federal Reserve: Observations on the Ag Economy

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jan 19, 2018

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its January 2018 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining to the U.S. agricultural economy. * Sixth District- Atlanta– “Agriculture conditions across

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DTN Livestock Midday: Moderate to Strong Losses Develop

DTN Livestock Midday: Moderate to Strong Losses Develop

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Jan 19, 2018

Narrow pressure seen early in the market has limited trade activity through the complex. This may bring additional uncertainty to the entire trade. Triple-digit losses are holding in feeder cattle trade. GENERAL COMMENTS: Pressure is seen in all livestock markets

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DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lead in Mixed Trade

DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lead in Mixed Trade

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Jan 19, 2018

Soybeans are the midday leader, with corn flat, and wheat lower. CORN Corn trade is flat to a penny higher at midday with trade pulling back from an early test of resistance. Ethanol margins are slightly tighter with firmer corn

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Higher After Export Sales Report

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Higher After Export Sales Report

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jan 19, 2018

Net U.S. upland export sales maintained a strong pace at a net 275,100 RB, while shipments hit a marketing year high for a second week at 289,900 RB. Cash online sales dipped to 24,719 bales on The Seam, including 21,646

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Drought Outlook Seasonal: Dryness Increased from 26% in December to 33% to Date

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Dryness Increased from 26% in December to 33% to Date

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Rich Tinker, NOAA 🕔Jan 19, 2018

Drought coverage continued to increase across the contiguous states during the past month, going from just over 26 percent in mid-December to 33 percent as of January 16, 2018. This increase was driven primarily by broad drought development through the

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Livestock: World’s Largest Cattle-Feeding Operation Changes Hands – DTN

Livestock: World’s Largest Cattle-Feeding Operation Changes Hands – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 19, 2018

 JBS USA has announced the sale of the world’s largest cattle-feeding operation, Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, to affiliates of Pinnacle Asset Management LP, in a sale valued at approximately $200 million.   JBS USA had been shopping around for a buyer

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Grain Prices to Remain Flat as U.S. Inventory Excess Is Consumed

Grain Prices to Remain Flat as U.S. Inventory Excess Is Consumed

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 19, 2018

Bumper corn yields and excess supply will continue to pressure prices lower during the first half of 2018, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Jason Johnson, AgriLife Extension economist in Stephenville, told attendees at the Blackland

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Dicamba Lawsuits: U.S. Judicial Panel to Decide Best Venue – DTN

Dicamba Lawsuits: U.S. Judicial Panel to Decide Best Venue – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 19, 2018

Attorneys representing farmers from across the country who filed multiple lawsuits alleging off-target dicamba damage to their crops will try to convince a federal panel of judges next week that the cases should be heard in a single court.   The

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