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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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Ag Outlook: FY 2017 Exports Forecast Up $1Bln to $137Bln; Imports Unchanged at $114.5 Bln

Ag Outlook: FY 2017 Exports Forecast Up $1Bln to $137Bln; Imports Unchanged at $114.5 Bln

👤From USDA Economic Outlook 🕔May 29, 2017

Fiscal year 2017 agricultural exports are projected at $137.0 billion, up $1.0 billion from the February forecast, as increases are expected in livestock, grain/feed, and cotton exports. Livestock, poultry, and dairy exports are raised $600 million to $28.7 billion due

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Trade Talks: Ag Groups to President – “Do No Harm” – DTN

Trade Talks: Ag Groups to President – “Do No Harm” – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 22, 2017

Commodity groups largely stressed a “do no harm” approach after learning the White House had started the official clock for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.   The White House notified the House Ways and Means Committee and the

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Georgia Corn: What You Can Still Do To Improve Potential – Audio

Georgia Corn: What You Can Still Do To Improve Potential – Audio

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, Thomas County 🕔May 22, 2017

Andrew Sawyer, Extension Agent in Thomas County, Georgia, covers corn decisions in his latest South Georgia Pines podcast. He touches on remaining herbicide options and disease management.  

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Growing Grain: Europe Tackles Mycotoxins – DTN

Growing Grain: Europe Tackles Mycotoxins – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Mycotoxins are a problem for grain farmers around the world. Now researchers from a Dutch university are working with a large team of scientists, engineers and IT specialists from government, academia and industry in 10 different European countries and China

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