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Marketing the Crop: Every Nickel Counts, Especially When it Comes to Soybeans – DTN

Marketing the Crop: Every Nickel Counts, Especially When it Comes to Soybeans – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 17, 2017

After USDA’s Prospective Plantings report at the end of March, it seemed clear that most of the reduced acres in corn and wheat were switching to soybeans in 2017. Even today, USDA stands by its estimate of 89.5 million planted

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NAFTA: Mexican Shippers Look at Possibility of Changing Courses- DTN

NAFTA: Mexican Shippers Look at Possibility of Changing Courses- DTN

👤By Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Aug 15, 2017

After last week’s brush with Tropical Storm Franklin, talk of NAFTA renegotiations returned to the docks and trading offices in the state of Yucatan on Mexico’s Gulf Coast. Shippers and receivers of U.S. grain there have long relied on tariff-free

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Cleveland on Cotton: Short Run Favors the Bulls; Fundamentals vs. Technicals

Cleveland on Cotton: Short Run Favors the Bulls; Fundamentals vs. Technicals

👤By O.A. Cotton, O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jul 28, 2017

The new crop December futures contract simply got too close to 69 cents and had to back off lest the bulls get too excited. All contracts closed the week in the red. While growers are wanting to see a 70-72

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Ag Groups Fear Trump Plan to Limit Steel Imports Will Backfire on Trade – DTN

Ag Groups Fear Trump Plan to Limit Steel Imports Will Backfire on Trade – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jul 13, 2017

Farm groups are cautioning the Trump administration not to open a “Pandora’s Box” by claiming restrictions on steel and aluminum are needed to protect “national security.” Eighteen agricultural groups wrote to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Tuesday, stressing that

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Dow Agrees to Sell Brazil Corn Seed Assets to CITIC Agri Fund – $1.1Bln

Dow Agrees to Sell Brazil Corn Seed Assets to CITIC Agri Fund – $1.1Bln

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 12, 2017

The Dow Chemical Company has entered into a definitive agreement with CITIC Agri Fund to divest a select portion of Dow AgroSciences’ corn seed business in Brazil for a purchase price of $1.1 billion. The scope of the divestiture includes

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Livestock: JBS – A Decade of $20Bln Spending, Time to Pay the Piper  – DTN

Livestock: JBS – A Decade of $20Bln Spending, Time to Pay the Piper – DTN

👤By John Harrington, DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Despite the fact that JBS had enjoyed an impressive growth curve through Brazil and parts beyond for more than 50 years, the global meat giant was treated like the new kid on the block by the U.S. media when it

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U.S. Suspends Brazilian Fresh Beef Imports

U.S. Suspends Brazilian Fresh Beef Imports

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 22, 2017

U.S. Ag Sec. Sonny Perdue suspended all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market. The suspension of shipments will remain in place until the Brazilian Ministry of

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Self-Steering Truck: Volvo Makes Harvest Debut in Brazil Sugarcane Fields – Video

Self-Steering Truck: Volvo Makes Harvest Debut in Brazil Sugarcane Fields – Video

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 13, 2017

Volvo Trucks has developed a new self-steering truck that can become a significant productivity booster for Brazilian sugarcane growers. The truck, which is used to transport newly harvested sugarcane, is steered with great precision through the fields in order to

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Cleveland on Cotton: Demand for the 2017-2018 U.S. Crop Continues

Cleveland on Cotton: Demand for the 2017-2018 U.S. Crop Continues

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔May 26, 2017

Just as expected the trade regrouped and blasted the old crop July out of the sky, driving it down to just 77 cents by week’s end. There may be another weak challenge of 80 cents, but not likely. On-call sales

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Border Adjustment Tax: Will it Help U.S. Compete? ADM Exec. Says Yes – DTN

Border Adjustment Tax: Will it Help U.S. Compete? ADM Exec. Says Yes – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 25, 2017

A border adjustment tax would help make American farmers and exporters more competitive globally, the top executive for Archer Daniels Midland told lawmakers Tuesday. Juan Luciano, president and CEO for agribusiness giant ADM, told members of the House Ways and

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