Iowa Corn: Nitrogen – Preplant vs. Sidedress in a Late Spring

🕔Apr 18, 2018Winter seems to be never ending, and spring not arriving. This could lead to a compressed period for field work before corn planting begins. There are conversations underway about switching […]

Iowa Corn: 4 Planting Considerations for 2018

🕔Apr 18, 2018This spring has already brought on concerns about poor weather resulting in delays on corn planting. At this point in time, there is still time. It is highly important to […]

DTN Grain Close: Winter Wheat Higher as Wildfire Risk Continues

🕔Apr 18, 2018July Chicago wheat was up 7 3/4 cents and July K.C. wheat was up 8 1/4 cents, still finding support from concerns of drought and wildfires in the southwestern U.S. […]

DTN Grain Midday: Mixed, Quiet Trade

🕔Apr 18, 2018Trade is mixed at midday in quiet action. CORN Corn trade is flat to 2 cents higher at midday with trade firming back off the overnight lows. Fieldwork should expand […]

Corn: Syngenta $1.51Bln Payout to Farmers Could Take a Year – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2018It may be at least a year before farmers and others start to receive payments from a $1.51 billion settlement from a lawsuit filed following Syngenta’s release of Agrisure Viptera […]

Dicamba: Arkansas Ban Started April 16 with Plenty of Legal Drama – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2018On Monday, Arkansas’ in-season ban on dicamba went into effect, but not without some confusion and drama.  Two judges in Phillips and Mississippi counties filed temporary restraining orders of the […]

Illinois Farm Finances: How Will Chinese Tariffs Affect Grain Farms?

🕔Apr 18, 2018Recent events suggest a possibility that China will place a 25% tariff on soybean exports from the United States to China. Such a tariff would result in lower soybean prices […]

Kentucky Wheat: Be on Lookout for Stripe Rust

🕔Apr 18, 2018Stripe rust (Figure 1) was observed at a very low incidence in wheat research plots at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton (Caldwell County) late last […]

Kentucky Corn: Watch for Seedling Blights

🕔Apr 18, 2018The abnormally cool, wet spring has delayed planting across Kentucky.  Although farmers are understandably eager to begin planting corn, planting into cool, wet soils can increase the risk of seedling […]

DTN Grain Open: Markets Mostly Quiet

🕔Apr 18, 20186:00 a.m. CME Globex: July corn was fractionally higher, July soybeans were 1 cent lower, and July Kansas City (HRW) wheat was 4 cents higher. CME Globex Recap: The grain […]

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