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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:48PM CST CME Group will shorten trading hours for livestock contracts effective Monday, Feb. 29, but some doubt whether it will address industry concerns over the effectiveness of the cattle futures market.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:29AM CST CPA Andy Biebl advises would-be land buyers how to structure a deal that helps sellers avoid the biggest hits from capital gains.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 11:49AM CST Complaints have festered since last fall when the Farm Service Agency released the final 2014 payment rates. Payments weren't as high as projected in some counties around the country, especially in areas with high yields for particular crops. Now attorneys are holding meetings with farmers to see about possible legal action.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, February 8, 2016 7:20PM CST

Despite a three-year extension approved by Congress late last year, three of the nation's largest freight railroad companies informed the Federal Railroad A... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 5:32PM CST
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Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:58AM CST

Those who have followed along with this blog know I've long believed the spot U.S. dollar index (USDX) was set for a downturn. If you look at the long-term... [Read Full Blog]

Sunday, February 7, 2016 6:37PM CST
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Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:44PM CST

After a nascent rally based on talk that some sort of meeting between the world's largest oil producers was being arranged, the realization that no large pr... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, February 1, 2016 4:52PM CST
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:14AM CST

President Barack Obama's administration suffered a blow to his environmental agenda late Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay effectively bloc... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, February 8, 2016 10:26PM CST
Friday, February 5, 2016 8:45PM CST
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 10:26PM CST

For the fourth year in a row, USDA expects crop incomes to decline in 2016, based on forecasts released today. The main good news for grain producers is tha... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, February 8, 2016 11:13PM CST
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 5:23PM CST
DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Friday, February 5, 2016 4:25PM CST

Following are excerpts from an article by Anthony Barnston, who is Chief Forecaster for Climate and ENSO Forecasting at the International Research Institute... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, February 4, 2016 4:13PM CST
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:09PM CST

Spot ethanol prices extended losses in Chicago and other regional hubs after the Energy Information Administration reported an increase for domestic ethanol... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 8:36PM CST
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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Monday, February 8, 2016 9:22PM CST

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- The farmers in the buffet line at the Illinois Soybean Association's winter meeting couldn't believe their eyes. Bowls of edible soyb... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 9:57PM CST
Friday, January 29, 2016 6:34PM CST
Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:09PM CST

Sometimes there's nothing like a blinding blizzard to help you see clearly. Though I'm trapped in a major snowstorm Tuesday afternoon with gale-force winds... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, January 22, 2016 6:34PM CST
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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Friday, January 29, 2016 8:29PM CST

Brazilian soybean harvest picked up some pace over the last week and is now in line with the five-year average, said AgRural, a local farm consultancy, on F... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, January 29, 2016 12:32PM CST
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 3:21PM CST
An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 12:00AM CST

The future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement looks murky in the U.S., but in Japan they're already shaping new policies to cope with the pact... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:03PM CST
Friday, January 22, 2016 7:16PM CST
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Monday, February 8, 2016 8:01PM CST

This is National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) week in Louisville, Kentucky. The 51st annual show runs February 10-13 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:16PM CST
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Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:50PM CST

The average prairie canola basis, based on available internet bids, narrowed almost $2/metric ton in the past two trading days to $17.50/mt under the March,... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 10:27PM CST
Monday, February 8, 2016 10:31PM CST
Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Thursday, January 21, 2016 8:31PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA's Cattle on Feed and Cold Storage reports will be released as scheduled on Friday at 2 p.m. CT despite a mammoth blizzard bearing down o... [Read Full Blog]

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DTN Market Headlines
March corn was 1 cent lower, March soybeans were 1 cent higher, and March Chicago wheat was fractionally lower.
Hog futures are expected to open moderately higher Wednesday, supported by bullish fundamentals and technical buying. The cattle complex is geared to begin with mixed prices tied to a combination of follow-through selling and pre-cash short-covering.
 
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