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Kansas: 3 Corn Production Management Schools Scheduled for Jan.

Kansas: 3 Corn Production Management Schools Scheduled for Jan.

👤By Kathy Gehl, Kansas State University 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Three K-State Corn Production Management Schools will be offered in early January 2018 in western, central, and eastern Kansas. Each school will provide in-depth training targeted for corn producers in those regions. The schools are coordinated with Kansas Corn and

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Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

Moving Grain: Barge Rates, Secondary Railcar Markets Move Lower

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Grain Barge Rates Decline Since October… St. Louis barge rates for export grain peaked on October 3 at 800 percent of tariff ($31.92 per ton), but dropped significantly to 338 percent of tariff ($13.49 per ton) by the end of

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Corn: Handy Bt Trait Table for Updated for 2018

Corn: Handy Bt Trait Table for Updated for 2018

👤By Christina DiFonzo, Michigan State University Extension Entomologist 🕔Dec 14, 2017

I made some major changes to the Handy Bt Trait Table updated for 2018. To improve readability, trait packages are now alphabetized instead of grouped by seed company. Also, letter abbreviations for insect names and herbicides were replaced with simple “X’s.”

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DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Slide Lower With Rain in the Forecast

DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Slide Lower With Rain in the Forecast

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Dec 14, 2017

January soybeans fell 11 1/2 cents to within a cent of their November low as bullish traders may be losing patience with the latest forecasts of rain for Argentina. Corn ended slightly lower and all three wheats were a little

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DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lower; Wheat, Corn Slightly Higher

DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Lower; Wheat, Corn Slightly Higher

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Soybeans are down a dime at midday, while wheat and corn are lightly firmer. CORN: Corn trade is fractionally higher in quiet trade at midday as we continue to work around the lower end of the range. Ethanol futures have

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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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