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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 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 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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Iowa Farmland Values, and the Corn Belt Economy – ‘At a Crossroads’

Iowa Farmland Values, and the Corn Belt Economy – ‘At a Crossroads’

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Dec 13, 2017

The 2017 Iowa State University Land Value Survey was released on Tuesday, and showed that farmland values climbed 2% this year.  The survey was conducted in November by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and

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The Market, 2017: Winners and Losers – DTN

The Market, 2017: Winners and Losers – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Ready or not, 2017 is just a few weeks away from flipping the calendar. I always find it interesting to step back and take a look at the winners and losers for the year. As we saw in last year’s

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DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Leads Lightly Higher

DTN Grain Midday: Wheat Leads Lightly Higher

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Wheat leads lightly higher trade at midday. CORN: Corn trade is flat to 2 cents higher at midday with trade staying near the bottom of the range after scoring fresh lows Tuesday after the initial post-USDA report rally failed. The

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Global Markets: Soybeans – Bangladesh a Growing Market for U.S. Exports

Global Markets: Soybeans – Bangladesh a Growing Market for U.S. Exports

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

With a population over 163 million, and a fast-growing economy, Bangladesh is a rapidly growing agricultural market. With rapid modernization of the poultry and aquaculture industries, Bangladesh has the potential to grow further as an export destination for U.S. soybeans.

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Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East

Global Markets: Wheat – Imports Surge in Indonesia, Middle East

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Indonesia: Strong Wheat Imports Displace Other Grains Indonesia’s drive for self-sufficiency is resulting in record wheat imports displacing imported rice and corn. The country’s rise to the second-largest wheat importer has been spurred by growth not only for food but

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Illinois: How Has Crop Acreage Shifted Since 1996?

Illinois: How Has Crop Acreage Shifted Since 1996?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Dec 13, 2017

Since 2012, acres in the U.S. have been shifting out of corn and into soybeans, likely as a result of higher returns for soybeans than for corn. The longer termed trends since 1996 have been increases in corn and soybean

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