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DTN Grain Close: Spring Wheat Higher While Row Crops Nap

DTN Grain Close: Spring Wheat Higher While Row Crops Nap

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔May 24, 2017

July Minneapolis wheat closed up 6 3/4 cents Wednesday, the largest gain among grain-related contracts, thanks to a third consecutive day of commercial buying. July corn ended a little higher and July soybeans were steady with few contracts trading hands

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Brazil Soybeans: Market Manipulation and How to Protect Yourself – DTN

Brazil Soybeans: Market Manipulation and How to Protect Yourself – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔May 24, 2017

I realize much has already been written about last Thursday’s unexpected 6.5% drop in the Brazilian real and the bearish effect it had on soybean prices. On Friday, DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom talked about some of the market clues

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DTN Livestock Midday: Pressure Develops in Cattle Trade

DTN Livestock Midday: Pressure Develops in Cattle Trade

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔May 24, 2017

Sharp pressure is seen in cattle markets as traders quickly move into the complex Wednesday, pushing markets into a triple digit market slide. This lack of support is likely to lead to additional uncertainty both technically and fundamentally in the

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DTN Cotton Open: Trades Above Prior-Day High

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Above Prior-Day High

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 24, 2017

Spot July posted triple-digit gain after losing ground in five of the previous six sessions. Stock markets await release of Fed May minutes later in the day. Cotton futures ticked higher early Wednesday, underpinned by suspected mill fixations after spot

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DTN Livestock Open: Solid Gains for Lean Hogs

DTN Livestock Open: Solid Gains for Lean Hogs

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔May 24, 2017

Hog futures seem set to open at midweek with at least moderate strength, supported by follow-through buying and appreciating carcass value. On the other hand, the cattle complex should open lower, pressured by residual selling interest and lower cutouts. Cattle:

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DTN Grain Open: Markets Quiet, China’s Debt Downgraded

DTN Grain Open: Markets Quiet, China’s Debt Downgraded

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔May 24, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: July corn was down 1/4 cent, July soybeans were up 1/4 cent, and July Chicago wheat was down 1 1/4 cents. CME Globex Recap: Grains are staying close to Tuesday’s closes early while most other commodities

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DTN Livestock Close: Hog Futures Rally on Strong Commercial Support

DTN Livestock Close: Hog Futures Rally on Strong Commercial Support

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔May 23, 2017

Strong buyer support quickly moved back into nearby lean hog futures trade. This pushed June and July lean hog contracts above the $80 per cwt price level and sparked underlying buyer support in most contract months. Cattle trade quickly turned

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Trump Proposed $38 Bln Cuts to Farm Safety Net – Not Counting USDA Cuts – DTN

Trump Proposed $38 Bln Cuts to Farm Safety Net – Not Counting USDA Cuts – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 23, 2017

The Trump administration is proposing dramatic cuts to the farm safety net in the president’s first budget plan being delivered to Capitol Hill on Tuesday. The plan proposes tighter caps and means testing for crop insurance subsidies and eligibility for

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Neonic Seed Treatments: Yield Benefits vs.Potential Harm – Study Draws Conclusion – DTN

Neonic Seed Treatments: Yield Benefits vs.Potential Harm – Study Draws Conclusion – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 23, 2017

Farmers aren’t the only ones buzzing around busily during spring planting season. Honey bees also pick up their foraging pace at this time of year, when pollen sources abound. That spells trouble, according to a new study from Purdue University.

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Pesticide Legislation: HR 953 is Designed to Reduce Regs. on Farmers and Applicators – DTN

Pesticide Legislation: HR 953 is Designed to Reduce Regs. on Farmers and Applicators – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔May 23, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives may take action this week on a bill designed to reduce the regulatory burden on farmers and others who apply pesticides. On Monday, the House Committee on Rules is expected to consider the debate rules

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