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Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:41PM CST A new bill passed by a subcommittee in the Iowa Senate Wednesday would tighten restrictions on winter manure applications. Environmental groups support the measure, while one agriculture group is opposed.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:56AM CST Jason Brown is a former NFL lineman now growing vegetables in North Carolina. He's also donating a significant part of his crop and trying to teach youth and communities about the important role farmers play in their lives.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:40AM CST Spray droplets can drift miles off target during a temperature inversion, so applicators need to learn the warning signs of this elusive atmospheric condition, which often occurs when conditions appear perfect for spraying.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, February 23, 2015 7:35PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- West Coast dockworkers and their employers reached a tentative agreement Friday, according to representatives of both sides.

Monday, February 16, 2015 4:42PM CST
Monday, February 9, 2015 6:44PM CST
Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Saturday, February 21, 2015 4:46PM CST

Corn (Cash): The DTN National Corn Index (NCI.X, national average cash price) closed at $3.64, down $0.01 for the week. The secondary (intermediate-term) tr... [Read Full Blog]

Saturday, February 21, 2015 3:20PM CST
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Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:56PM CST

At their recently concluded annual Agricultural Outlook forum, USDA economists estimated 2015 U.S corn plantings at 89.0 million acres, soybeans at 83.5 mil... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 3:54PM CST
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Friday, February 27, 2015 5:15AM CST

The American Soybean Association wants to see the GMO labeling debate move towards a certification model that has worked in areas such as organic food.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 3:05PM CST
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:58PM CST
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Thursday, February 19, 2015 5:21PM CST

Not all farmland surveys are created equal. Unfortunately, the disparities between them could become more apparent now that land values seems poised to... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, February 12, 2015 9:48PM CST
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DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thursday, February 26, 2015 3:37PM CST

If you are looking for signs of spring across Western Canada you will be hard pressed to find much during the first half of March as it appears now. The wea... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, February 20, 2015 7:44PM CST
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Spot ethanol prices were flat in New York while reversing higher in Chicago, Texas, and California markets on data showing domestic output fell last week an... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:18PM CST
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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Monday, February 23, 2015 6:43PM CST

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- We plan all year for planting season. Nothing in the crop world is more important than getting each seed placed correctly into the ri... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 7:25PM CST
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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, February 20, 2015 5:15PM CST

Did you see the recent article about KFC's decision to shake-up its iconic fast-food chicken coop by adding burgers to the menu? Colonel Sanders must be spi... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 10:41PM CST
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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:21PM CST

Brazilian truckers continued protests Thursday, further delaying deliveries of soybeans to ports, crushers and the pork and poultry industries.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:29PM CST
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An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Monday, February 23, 2015 11:26PM CST

In the polarized world of ideological combat, big commercial farmers and environmentalists are enemies. In this world's name-calling skirmishes, the aggies... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, February 16, 2015 1:29PM CST
Saturday, February 7, 2015 10:13PM CST
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Monday, February 23, 2015 10:01PM CST

The commercial unmanned aircraft era is one big step closer. In mid-February, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its long-expected proposal... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:18PM CST
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Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:51PM CST

Old-crop canola cash and futures market are showing signs that could be cause for alarm. First was today's weak close in the May future. Despite a 15 3/4-ce... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:01PM CST
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:03AM CST
Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:58PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The temperature in Omaha near noon on Thursday is a brisk 10, but it feels like 4. So it may seem a bit premature to write about spring field... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 4:51PM CST
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DTN Market Headlines
May corn is up 2 3/4 cents, May soybeans are up 1 3/4 cents, and May Chicago wheat is down 1/4 cent.
Look for the cattle pits to start out with mixed prices this morning, slowly scrambled by follow-through buying and pre-cash positioning. Similarly, lean hog contracts are likely to open on both sides of unchanged with both residual buying interest and profit taking.
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