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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 1:24PM CST DTN's weekly survey shows a slight bump in all major products.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 8:50AM CST Crop-protection chemicals represent a relatively small portion of operating costs, so the 2% increase USDA forecasts for 2015 won't break the bank. But with growing concerns about herbicide-resistant weeds and certain insects getting harder to control, producers are looking at changing their chemical programs.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 8:49AM CST Paying cash, placing orders early and buying in quantity provide the best deals on seed. Companies are offering credit programs, as well.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, January 26, 2015 5:18PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. trucking industry is seeing a shortage of 30,000 drivers nationwide, said Truckload Carriers Association Safety and Policy Director... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, January 19, 2015 6:16PM CST
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Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Monday, January 26, 2015 12:05PM CST

Live Cattle: The April contract closed $4.15 lower at $148.80 last week. The secondary (intermediate-term) trend remains down with April live cattle moving... [Read Full Blog]

Sunday, January 25, 2015 11:05AM CST
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Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 3:17PM CST

The USDA is forecasting yet another record soybean harvest out of both Brazil and Argentina based on an increase in planted acreage and generally favorable... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, January 22, 2015 4:32PM CST
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 3:32PM CST

Val Dolcini is a busy guy these days.

Monday, January 26, 2015 3:56PM CST
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Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Friday, January 23, 2015 5:07PM CST

Peak salaries used to attract young operators back to the farm since 2006 can encourage an over-inflated value of their worth to the business, warned DTN Fa... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:56PM CST
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DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Monday, January 26, 2015 8:51PM CST

California is not the only state where a hit-and-miss version of El Nino this winter season has been a disappointment in terms of minimal rainfall. The sout... [Read Full Blog]

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:02PM CST

Although ethanol production slowed moderately at the end of last week due to the current ethanol prices and weakening margins, the light to moderate repriev... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7:35PM CST
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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 4:19PM CST

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- The weed alert that popped into my inbox last week hit a personal note for me.

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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Monday, January 26, 2015 6:46PM CST

Dealing with crime is just a fact of life for most, and while living in a rural area might lessen your chances of being a victim, many rural people have had... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, January 19, 2015 11:39PM CST
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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Monday, January 26, 2015 8:35PM CST

Hot, dry conditions allowed soybean harvesting to move forward last week in the Mato Grosso and Parana, Brazil's largest soy-producing states, AgRural, a lo... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, January 23, 2015 8:06PM CST
Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:00PM CST
An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Monday, January 26, 2015 1:14AM CST

Anyone who cares about agriculture must care about agricultural research. It's the fountainhead of solutions to agriculture's most vexing challenges -- figh... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, January 19, 2015 9:18PM CST
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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:16PM CST

The Wolverine R-Spec is a whole new animal, said Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. when it introduced its newest two-passenger side-by-side in late January.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 11:34PM CST
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Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:33PM CST

It may be a toss-up which canola contract to focus on these days, with companies split between pricing against the March and the May contracts, given the in... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:19PM CST
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Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 4:51PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- First, an apology. This is late.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 6:34PM CST
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DTN Market Headlines
March corn was 1 cent lower, March soybeans were 2 cents lower, and March Chicago wheat was 3 cents lower.
Look for cattle futures to open moderately higher, supported by spillover buying and recent cash premiums. On the other hand, lean hog issues should begin on a mixed basis thanks to a combination of short covering and uninspiring fundamentals.
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