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DTN Grain Midday: Markets Find Some Support

DTN Grain Midday: Markets Find Some Support

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Lightly higher futures trade is seen at midday in slow trade. CORN Corn trade is a penny higher at midday; the daily ranges have been less than 3 cents illustrating position squaring slow trade. Since we have sold off the

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DTN Grain Open: Commodities Continue to Follow Dollar

DTN Grain Open: Commodities Continue to Follow Dollar

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Mar 28, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn was 1 cent higher, May soybeans were 1 cent higher, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 1 cent lower. CME Globex Recap: Once again overnight trade saw the bulk of the commodity sector

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Grain TV: Big Rains In Next Two Weeks Topple Wheat

Grain TV: Big Rains In Next Two Weeks Topple Wheat

👤By Grain TV 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Grain markets start off the week in negative territory, with wheat leading the losses. Soybeans were also under heavy pressure due to drops in palm oil prices and Chinese soybean futures.

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work, Recharge Soils

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work, Recharge Soils

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “We are catching up on ground moisture with recent rains. Calving in full swing with warmer temperatures. Fruit loss was severe due

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Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Put Hamper on Corn Planting

Mississippi Field Reports: Rains Put Hamper on Corn Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Field conditions have allowed for some corn to be planted this week. Many areas are still wet. A great deal of sweet

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Per Acre Payment Caps – Don’t Expect Them to Go Away

Per Acre Payment Caps – Don’t Expect Them to Go Away

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Limits on payments by farm commodity programs have been a contentious issue in recent farm bills. Several types of limits now exist, including a 10% cap on the payment per base acre by ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage). This 10% cap

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Corn, Soybeans: The 4% Rule of Crop Insurance

Corn, Soybeans: The 4% Rule of Crop Insurance

👤By Brian Williams and Keith Coble, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 27, 2017

With a looming farm bill debate, crop insurance stands as the largest single component of the crop farm safety net.  The program provides risk protection from low yield or revenue in return for a premium that producers pay.  These premiums

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DTN Grain Close: Rain Sends K.C. Wheat to New 2017 Low

DTN Grain Close: Rain Sends K.C. Wheat to New 2017 Low

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Mar 27, 2017

May K.C. wheat fell 6 3/4 cents to its lowest close in 2017, pressured by rain in this week’s forecast across the Southern U.S. Plains. Corn prices were mixed and soybeans modestly lower while the U.S. dollar index slid to

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DTN Grain Midday: Markets Continue to Drift Despite Weaker Dollar

DTN Grain Midday: Markets Continue to Drift Despite Weaker Dollar

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Trade continues to drift lower at midday despite a weak dollar. CORN Corn trade is 1 to 2 cents lower at midday with the light early buying giving way to light selling during the day session with a lack of

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DTN Grain Open: Dollar on Defensive as March Nears End

DTN Grain Open: Dollar on Defensive as March Nears End

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Mar 27, 2017

6:00 a.m. CME Globex: May corn was fractionally higher, May soybeans were 1 cent lower, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 2 cents lower. CME Globex Recap: The end of the month is fast approaching with the U.S. dollar

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