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DTN Livestock Close: Anticipating Seasonal Rally, Lean Hogs Slam Sharply Higher

DTN Livestock Close: Anticipating Seasonal Rally, Lean Hogs Slam Sharply Higher

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Triple-digit gains dominated the lean hog trade with summer issues blasting back into the low 70s. The cattle complex staged a decent recovery in the wake of Monday’s post-report crash.   Midday: Active buying continues to develop in lean hog

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DTN Cotton Close: Nearby Contracts Rally Higher

DTN Cotton Close: Nearby Contracts Rally Higher

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Tightening availability of current supplies continued to vie for attention with prospects for increased plantings. Chances for showers forecast for the Texas High Plains. Cotton futures rallied from a morning sinking spell to close higher in the front four contracts

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DTN Grain Close: Corn, Wheat Take a Turn Higher

DTN Grain Close: Corn, Wheat Take a Turn Higher

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Apr 25, 2017

One day after soybeans closed higher while corn and wheat stayed mixed, the latter two took a turn higher on Tuesday with emerging concerns about cold and wet weather in the forecast. Soybeans gave back part of Monday’s gain after

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Corn-Based Ethanol Group Pressures EPA to Stay on Track – DTN

Corn-Based Ethanol Group Pressures EPA to Stay on Track – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Citing federal data that shows ethanol cracked through the blend wall in 2016, the Renewable Fuels Association on Monday asked U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to keep the Renewable Fuel Standard on track for corn-based ethanol in 2018.

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Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN

Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Spring wheat planting was behind in five of the key growing states as of April 16, with Idaho and Washington significantly behind, followed by Minnesota and then North Dakota and Montana, according to last week’s USDA Crop Progress report. If

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Agriculture is 100% Science Based – DTN

Agriculture is 100% Science Based – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 25, 2017

The rain didn’t deter the thousands of protesters who streamed into the nation’s capital on Saturday, April 22, to join the March for Science. They wrapped their signs in plastic, donned ponchos and marched on as the clouds alternated between

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DTN Livestock Midday: Lean Hog Markets Expand Wide Gains

DTN Livestock Midday: Lean Hog Markets Expand Wide Gains

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Active buying continues to develop in lean hog trade as nearby contracts post gains near $2.50 per cwt in June and July contracts. This is allowing for aggressive market support to redevelop across the entire complex. Firm buyer support is

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DTN Cotton Open: Extends Prior-Day Loss in July

DTN Cotton Open: Extends Prior-Day Loss in July

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Apr 25, 2017

U.S. cotton crop 11% planted, up from 10% last year but below the five-year average of 12%. An additional 353 lots tendered on the May contract. Cash online sales fell to only 11 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked

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DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Strength in Hogs

DTN Livestock Open: Moderate Strength in Hogs

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Look for lean hog issues to open moderately higher, supported by follow-through buying and bottom-picking interest. The cattle complex is geared to begin with mixed prices thanks to residual selling and short-covering. Cattle: Steady Futures: Mixed Live Equiv $146.05 +.47

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DTN Grain Open: Planting Progress Gives Prices Pause

DTN Grain Open: Planting Progress Gives Prices Pause

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Apr 25, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: July corn was down 1 3/4 cents, July soybeans were down 4 1/2 cents, and July Chicago wheat was down 1 3/4 cents. CME Globex Recap: July corn and soybeans were modestly lower early Tuesday after

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