U.S. River System Needs a Warm-Up to Relieve Shipping Delays, Video – DTN

🕔Jan 23, 2018Severe icing has wreaked havoc on the U.S River system for weeks now and there is hope that forecasts for a warm-up the next few days may help alleviate some […]

Market Moves by Commercial Grain Companies Offer Important Clues – DTN

🕔Jan 10, 2018Anyone who reads DTN market analysis knows by now that we pay a lot of attention to weekly CFTC data, which tells us how noncommercial traders and commercial firms are […]

U.S. Agriculture: Taking a Close Look at the Numbers – Commentary

🕔Jan 9, 2018Editor’s Note: Click here for related commentary on specific crops.  As we begin a new year, we want to look at some of the organizational and other characteristics of production […]

Argentina’s Soybean Planting Somewhat Delayed by Dry Weather – DTN

🕔Dec 7, 2017Argentina soybean planting progress is a little delayed due to dry weather conditions. However, the dry weather has been beneficial for wheat and barley harvesting.   “We had some rains over […]

Best Young Farmers, Ranchers of 2018 – DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit

🕔Dec 6, 2017DTN/The Progressive Farmer added five new honorees to its America’s Best Young Farmers and Ranchers program. The class of 2018 was introduced Tuesday during a DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit […]

USDA Report Review – Watching the Markets Instead of the Numbers – DTN

🕔Oct 13, 2017In every set of monthly USDA Crop Production and Supply and Demand reports, including the October, there are hundreds of numbers for analysts and traders to look at. The spotlight […]

Hurricanes: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

🕔Sep 11, 2017As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops.   Among the issues […]

Mexico: Small Companies Hold Back on Expansion, Waiting for NAFTA Talks – DTN

🕔Aug 10, 2017The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is the dominant topic among Mexico’s business leaders, and weighs heavily on how they plan for the future.  Ricardo Elizondo Garza […]

NAFTA: Close-up View of Ag Trade Along the Rio Grande- DTN

🕔Aug 9, 2017Moving five at a time, grain trucks with double trailers pull out of the Grupo Chapa Quiroga grain elevator on the Texas side of the border and start hauling U.S. […]

Farm Bill: House Ag Comm. Chair Conaway Now Hoping for 2018

🕔Aug 9, 2017House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway, R-Texas, who has said he wants to finish the next farm bill in 2017, said Saturday that he now hopes to have the bill […]

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