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RFS: Changes Needed to Address Market Speculation, says Perdue – DTN

RFS: Changes Needed to Address Market Speculation, says Perdue – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Leaders in the biofuels industry wrote President Donald Trump on Friday after learning Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, had floated a proposal to the White House that would essentially cap prices for renewable identification number (RIN) credits at 10 cents apiece.

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Biodefense: Agriculture is Not Prepared for Internal or External Attacks – DTN

Biodefense: Agriculture is Not Prepared for Internal or External Attacks – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The U.S. is woefully unprepared to cope with outbreaks of emerging livestock or crop pathogens and pests, whether those outbreaks are caused intentionally or otherwise, experts told the Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday. Agricultural security risks have become a major

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DTN Cotton Close: Extends Bull Run to 8 Straight Weeks

DTN Cotton Close: Extends Bull Run to 8 Straight Weeks

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 15, 2017

March has advanced 915 points or 13.7% over that period. Mills boosted unpriced on-call position to near the all-time high. U.S. premium in Far East narrowed a couple of points. Cotton futures closed higher on heavy volume Friday, with spot

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DTN Grain Close: Lazy Markets Post Tiny Changes

DTN Grain Close: Lazy Markets Post Tiny Changes

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Dec 15, 2017

It is difficult to say what grain traders were doing Friday, but buying and selling grains was not at the top of their lists as corn, soybeans, and winter wheat all posted tiny changes for the day with not much

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DTN Livestock Midday: Live Futures Turn Sharply Higher

DTN Livestock Midday: Live Futures Turn Sharply Higher

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The cattle complex has turned bullish at midday with triple-digit gains evident in both live and feeder markets. Generally speaking, lean hog issues are moderately higher, though deferred are outperforming the front end. GENERAL COMMENTS: For the most part, the

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DTN Cotton Open: Hits New Current-Crop Contract Highs

DTN Cotton Open: Hits New Current-Crop Contract Highs

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 15, 2017

March positioned for eighth consecutive weekly gain. Cash online sales increased to a crop year high of 32,373 bales on The Seam, including 24,587 bales of grower sales on The Seam. Cotton futures hit new contract highs in 2017-18 marketing

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DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Staged for Mixed Start

DTN Livestock Open: Cattle Staged for Mixed Start

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Live and feeder contracts should open on a mixed basis as players position ahead of cash news. Lean hog issues are likely to begin with uneven prices action tied to a combination of follow-through buying and late week profit-taking. Cattle:

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DTN Grain Open: Supported by Commercial Wheat Buying

DTN Grain Open: Supported by Commercial Wheat Buying

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Dec 15, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was fractionally higher, January soybeans were 3 cents higher, and March Chicago (SRW) wheat was fractionally higher. CME Globex Recap: The grain and oilseed complex was green again overnight into early Friday morning, led

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DTN Livestock Close: Cattle End Generally Higher

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle End Generally Higher

👤By John Harrington DTN Livestock Analyst 🕔Dec 14, 2017

For the most part, the cattle complex settled moderately higher, supported by short covering and pre-cash positioning. Lean hog contracts closed on a mixed basis with nearbys gaining on deferreds. GENERAL COMMENTS Between half-hearted packer bids and sketchy asking prices,

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DTN Cotton Close: Scores 2nd Day of Triple-Digit Gains

DTN Cotton Close: Scores 2nd Day of Triple-Digit Gains

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 14, 2017

March got within a tick of its contract high and May and July hit new contract peaks. U.S. export commitments stand at 73% of USDA’s 2017-18 projection. Cotton Council pleased with U.S. team’s WTO efforts. Cotton futures jumped to triple-digit

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