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Market Moves by Commercial Grain Companies Offer Important Clues – DTN

Market Moves by Commercial Grain Companies Offer Important Clues – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Anyone who reads DTN market analysis knows by now that we pay a lot of attention to weekly CFTC data, which tells us how noncommercial traders and commercial firms are positioned in the futures markets. Knowing how these two groups

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U.S. Agriculture: Taking a Close Look at the Numbers – Commentary

U.S. Agriculture: Taking a Close Look at the Numbers – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Jan 9, 2018

As we begin a new year, we want to look at some of the organizational and other characteristics of production agriculture in the US. The data we are using comes from the 2012 US Census of Agriculture (COA) which gives

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Argentina’s Soybean Planting Somewhat Delayed by Dry Weather – DTN

Argentina’s Soybean Planting Somewhat Delayed by Dry Weather – DTN

👤By Lin Tan DTN China Correspondent 🕔Dec 7, 2017

Argentina soybean planting progress is a little delayed due to dry weather conditions. However, the dry weather has been beneficial for wheat and barley harvesting.   “We had some rains over the weekend, but not for all soybean areas,” said Ignacio

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Best Young Farmers, Ranchers of 2018 – DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit

Best Young Farmers, Ranchers of 2018 – DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit

👤By Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Dec 6, 2017

DTN/The Progressive Farmer added five new honorees to its America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers program. The class of 2018 was introduced Tuesday during a DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit award ceremony.   Now entering its ninth year, the program recognizes

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USDA Report Review – Watching the Markets Instead of the Numbers – DTN

USDA Report Review – Watching the Markets Instead of the Numbers – DTN

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Oct 13, 2017

In every set of monthly USDA Crop Production and Supply and Demand reports, including the October, there are hundreds of numbers for analysts and traders to look at. The spotlight is supposed to be on corn and soybean acres since

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Hurricanes: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

Hurricanes: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 11, 2017

As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops.   Among the issues facing farmers is how to treat crops that were in

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Mexico: Small Companies Hold Back on Expansion, Waiting for NAFTA Talks – DTN

Mexico: Small Companies Hold Back on Expansion, Waiting for NAFTA Talks – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Aug 10, 2017

The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is the dominant topic among Mexico’s business leaders, and weighs heavily on how they plan for the future.  Ricardo Elizondo Garza runs a small feed mill just north of Monterrey in

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NAFTA: Close-up View of Ag Trade Along the Rio Grande- DTN

NAFTA: Close-up View of Ag Trade Along the Rio Grande- DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Aug 9, 2017

Moving five at a time, grain trucks with double trailers pull out of the Grupo Chapa Quiroga grain elevator on the Texas side of the border and start hauling U.S. corn across the Progreso International Bridge just a stone’s throw

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Farm Bill: House Ag Comm. Chair Conaway Now Hoping for 2018

Farm Bill: House Ag Comm. Chair Conaway Now Hoping for 2018

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Aug 9, 2017

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-Texas, who has said he wants to finish the next farm bill in 2017, said Saturday that he now hopes to have the bill on the House floor in the last quarter of 2017

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USDA Planted Acres Overview: Corn Still King – DTN

USDA Planted Acres Overview: Corn Still King – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor and Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Despite expectations in the grain trade that soybean planted acres would top corn acres this year, USDA on Friday pegged corn planting at 90.89 million acres with soybeans coming in at 89.51 million acres.  USDA released planted-acre estimates for major

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