Drought Monitor Weekly: A Plethora of Winter Storms Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Summary A tandem of winter storms impacted the country during the week, bringing cold temperatures, heavy snow, and strong winds to the mountainous areas of the west, northern Plains, upper […]

Moving Grain: Barge Volume Remains High, May Slow Soon Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Volume of Grain Moved by Barge Remains High but May Soon Slow For the week ending November 30, 1.02 million tons of grain passed through the locks of the Mississippi […]

Conservation Reserve Program Signup Opens Dec. 9 – USDA Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on December 9, 2019. The deadline for agricultural producers to sign […]

Growmark to Acquire Assets from Mid-Iowa Cooperative Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Growmark and Mid-Iowa Cooperative said this week that an agreement has been reached for Growmark to acquire the agronomy and energy assets of Mid-Iowa Cooperative. The transaction is expected to […]

DTN Grain Close: Soybeans Continue Higher, Corn Fades Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Soybeans continued to recover Thursday from what has been a 95-cent plunge since late October. Corn has struggled to rally much in the face of export sales that are down […]

DTN Grain Midday: Soybeans Find Follow-Through Buying Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019Soybeans lead mixed trade at midday. CORN Corn trade is flat to 1 cent higher at midday with trade back to the middle of the recent range after the pull […]

DTN Grain Open: Mixed Ahead of Export Sales Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 20196:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn is down 1/2 cent per bushel, January soybeans are up 3 cents, and March KC wheat is up 3/4 cent. CME Globex Recap: Mostly […]

Rural Broadband: FCC Announces Major 5G Expansion Funding Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019The FCC this week announced a $9 billion 5G funding program to support high-speed connectivity in rural America. The money is aimed at helping carriers build out 5G in hard-to-serve […]

USMCA: Ag Groups Continue to Call for Congressional Action – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019With a little more than two weeks left before Congress adjourns for the holidays, supporters of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement know time is slipping away fast, and the trade deal could […]

Biofuels: Sen. Grassley Hopeful Trump Changes RFS Rule – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019With a proposed rule to account for small-refinery exemptions in the Renewable Fuel Standard now in the EPA’s hands, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, told agriculture journalists on Tuesday he’s hopeful […]

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