Midwest – Wet Weather, Planting Delays Ahead This Spring? – DTN

🕔Mar 16, 2018Farmers in the Midwest could be in for a slow start to the row-crop planting season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2018 spring forecast suggests. The agency’s Climate […]

Ag Truckers Gain 3-Month Reprieve On E-Logging Requirement – DTN

🕔Mar 15, 2018Truckers who haul agriculture products and livestock have been granted another three-month reprieve from a rule mandating the implementation of electronic logging devices. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor […]

Rose on Cotton: Bears Still Have a Few Cards to Play

🕔Mar 9, 2018Bulls wound up winners on WASDE week, with the May contract gaining 243 points to settle at 84.52. The May – July spread finished inverted at 33 while the old […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Looking for 90 Cents? It Might Happen.

🕔Mar 9, 2018Cotton captured the attention of commodity speculative funds all week as USDA reports were bullish to neutral and prices returned to the prior month’s highs, posted new highs, and triggered […]

Dossett on Rice: Overbought – Time for a Correction

🕔Mar 9, 2018Cash Market Rice prices in India have continued to fluctuate. They are $412 for White 5% Broken. Up one week, down the next.   We are seeing the end to the […]

Trump Tariff Push: Ag Sec. Perdue is Worried About Effect on Agriculture – DTN

🕔Mar 9, 2018Count Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue as among those worried about the impact of steel and aluminum tariffs that President Donald Trump has said he is committed to implementing on imports.  […]

USDA Reports Flash: Corn Buoyed by Argentina Drought – DTN

🕔Mar 9, 2018USDA sees higher demand for the 2017-18 corn crop as use was increased for both exports and ethanol production for the corn crop, lowering expected ending stocks in the process.   […]

Grain Markets: Drought Talk Pushes Wheat Price Up – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2018In the world of grain markets, nothing moves prices like talk of drought and, in early 2018, we already have two significant regions at risk — Argentina and the southwestern […]

NAFTA: Trump Push for Metal Tariffs Complicates U.S. Ag’s Position

🕔Mar 7, 2018Concern about President Donald Trump’s planned worldwide tariffs on steel and aluminum imports has shifted from the impact on agriculture exports to China to disruptions of the trade relationships with […]

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: U.S. and International Trends

🕔Mar 7, 2018Here is a breakdown of wholesale prices and trends of the various fertilizers: AMMONIA International: Global ammonia prices continued to slide steadily downward in February despite the shutdown of two […]

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