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Friday, September 4, 2015 12:12PM CDT Farming equipment sales are down somewhat, but attendees at the Farm Progress Show still showed an interest.
Friday, September 4, 2015 7:32AM CDT This two-part series looks at University of Nebraska research on finishing steers with a new pelleted product containing distillers grains and treated corn residue, as well as the company that produces the product.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 2:01PM CDT Wet spring weather put a damper on alfalfa production in some areas, but many producers report good hay making conditions and good yields/quality.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, August 31, 2015 4:36PM CDT

MINNEAPOLIS (DTN) -- Will the nation's railroads be ready for harvest? That's the question transportation regulators, and grain shippers want answered ahead... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 8:41PM CDT
Monday, August 10, 2015 5:59PM CDT
Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 10:04AM CDT

Corn (Cash): The DTN National Corn Index (NCI.X, national average cash price) closed at $3.40, down 3 cents for the month. The NCI.X remains in a major (lon... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 10:03AM CDT
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 10:03AM CDT
Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Friday, August 28, 2015 12:10PM CDT

These days it appears that the fundamentals or technicals do not matter with the direction of the grain and oilseed markets increasingly dictated by the mov... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, August 27, 2015 6:00PM CDT
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:41PM CDT
DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thursday, September 3, 2015 7:29PM CDT

I know DTN subscribers aren't prone to procrastination and are incredibly astute when it comes to protecting the bottom line. So, it goes without saying tha... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 1:14PM CDT
Monday, August 31, 2015 6:53PM CDT
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Friday, September 4, 2015 4:31PM CDT

Bloodlines alone are not a sole qualification for managing a multi-million dollar commercial farm, as DTN Farm Family Business Adviser Lance Woodbury writes... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 8:19PM CDT
Thursday, August 20, 2015 9:10PM CDT
DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Friday, September 4, 2015 9:04PM CDT

When Pacific Ocean temperatures in the equator region hit a plus-3 degrees Celsius above-average figure in early August, and the ocean barometer reading kno... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, September 3, 2015 9:54PM CDT
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Friday, September 4, 2015 7:01PM CDT

Spot ethanol prices were mixed in thin trade Friday as some traders headed out early for the three-day Labor Day holiday weekend. Cash ethanol prices in Chi... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, September 4, 2015 4:23PM CDT
Thursday, September 3, 2015 7:02PM CDT
DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Thursday, August 27, 2015 5:36PM CDT

MT ZION, Ill. (DTN) -- The Meridian High School football coach canceled practice last Saturday morning. For a handful of teenage boys, it opened up an oppor... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 4:00PM CDT
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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, September 4, 2015 6:22PM CDT

If Charles Dickens had been born a commodity broker instead of a world-class novelist, he might have described the current structure of meat futures as &quo... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 11:18AM CDT
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:16PM CDT
South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Friday, September 4, 2015 3:56PM CDT

After heavy deluges across the heart of Argentina's wheat belt in August, the rains have eased, allowing the crop to recover.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 4:29PM CDT
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 2:43PM CDT
An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Monday, August 31, 2015 11:44AM CDT

If "Plastics" are the future, as the man said in the 1967 movie "The Graduate" -- and the evidence so far suggests he was right -- where... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, August 24, 2015 11:09AM CDT
Monday, August 17, 2015 4:53PM CDT
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Thursday, September 3, 2015 5:53PM CDT

One of the biggest headaches for farmers with center pivot irrigation systems is having to "babysit" the pivot. Among the things irrigators have t... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:25PM CDT
Thursday, August 20, 2015 4:12PM CDT
Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Friday, September 4, 2015 8:36PM CDT

Thursday's Statistics Canada releases include updates to the Supply and disposition of grains in Canada (Table 001-0041), as of July 31 in this particular c... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, September 3, 2015 8:02PM CDT
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:05PM CDT
Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 5:57PM CDT

Monday, Aug. 24 -- the day following the Friday the stock market took a dive; the day the stock market swooned yet again; yeah THAT Monday -- I emailed our... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 4:58PM CDT
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DTN Market Headlines
December corn was 1 cent higher, November soybeans were 5 cents higher, and December Chicago wheat was 2 cents higher.
Look for live and feeder contracts to open moderately higher, supported by follow-through buying and late-week short covering. Yet expect lean hog futures to begin with mixed prices tied to both residual selling and pre-holiday short covering.
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