DTN Grain Midday: Corn on the Rebound

🕔May 31, 2017General Comments The U.S. stock market indices are lower with the Dow futures down 35. The interest rate products are mixed. The dollar index is 30 points lower. Energies are […]

DTN Cotton Open: Cotton Poised for Monthly Losses

🕔May 31, 2017U.S. cotton planting progress reached 63% completed. Cash online grower sales totaled 163 bales on The Seam. China factory activity held steady in May.   Cotton futures traded slightly lower […]

Border Adjustment Tax: Quick Look At How It Works, Benefits, Downsides

🕔May 31, 2017Last week, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee held its second hearing on the proposed border adjustability tax. In this audio podcast, American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) tax specialist […]

Sprayer Calibration: 9 Steps – First Start with Good Nozzles

🕔May 31, 2017Hopefully you have calibrated your sprayer during early spring, before the busy spring activities have started. There is still plenty of spraying to be done in months ahead of us. […]

California Almonds: Where Do Drones Fit?

🕔May 31, 2017Data collected in the 2016 crop year may have provided a breakthrough in the use of small UAVs for monitoring irrigation needs.

Protecting Pollinators from Pesticides – 3 Tips to Keep in Mind

🕔May 31, 2017Honey bees and other pollinators are as much a part of agriculture as cattle and corn. We hear a lot about protecting pollinators, as we should, since losses of honey […]

DTN Livestock Open: Feedlot Managers Watching the Board

🕔May 31, 2017Live and feeder futures should open moderately higher, supported by follow-through buying and cash premiums. Lean hog contracts are staged to begin on a mixed basis thanks to residual selling […]

Kocide LLC Caps Deal With DuPont By Buying Texas Fungicide Plant

🕔May 31, 2017Kocide LLC has completed its acquisition of a state-of-the-art copper fungicide production facility in Houston, Texas, from DuPont. The acquisition of the facility began December 1, 2014, when Mitsui & […]

DTN Grain Open: Turnaround Wednesday?

🕔May 31, 2017July corn was 3 cents higher, July soybeans were 2 cents higher, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 4 cents higher.   6:00 a.m. CME Globex: July corn was […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Combines Moving Ahead Despite Weather Factors

🕔May 30, 2017Wheat producers across Southwest and Central Oklahoma had combines moving at full speed over the Memorial Day weekend. Yields in parts of Southwest Oklahoma were lowered by heavy rains and […]

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