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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:04PM CDT Chinese crushing companies agreed to buy $2.3 billion worth of soybeans on Monday, equivalent in value to what they agreed to buy at a similar signing ceremony last fall. Total tonnage increased due to lower prices.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 2:35PM CDT Missouri-based Roeslein Alternative Energy is launching a new methane-capture project taking advantage of manure from pig-confinement operations and energy from biomass cover crops.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 6:50AM CDT Private crop insurance riders let you lock a minimum-price crop-insurance guarantee 12 months a year, not just at planting. That deflects damage should futures prices continue to spiral below production cost by February.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, September 15, 2014 4:59PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Uncertainty surrounding rail car deliveries to grain elevators in the upper Midwest could turn the fall harvest into a "disaster,"... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, September 4, 2014 9:17PM CDT
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:19PM CDT
Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Sunday, September 14, 2014 3:09PM CDT

Saturday, September 13, 2014 4:54PM CDT
Saturday, September 13, 2014 1:03PM CDT
Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Monday, September 15, 2014 1:41PM CDT

It is generally acknowledged that July was mostly dry though many of the key corn and soybean producing states especially the second half of the month.

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:26PM CDT
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 1:25PM CDT
DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 3:07AM CDT

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow said reiterated her concerns Monday that legislation is needed to protect American companies from fo... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, September 12, 2014 11:16AM CDT
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 1:56AM CDT
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:05PM CDT

We've been busy answering questions from the more than 1,000 people registered for our August webinar on "ARC or PLC: What's the Right Farm Bill Option... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:26PM CDT
Friday, August 22, 2014 8:34PM CDT
DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 6:05PM CDT

Cold temperatures during the Sept 12-13 weekend got a lot of attention. As it turned out, the event was not quite as intense as forecast models had... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, September 11, 2014 4:34PM CDT
Saturday, September 6, 2014 1:09PM CDT
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 8:31PM CDT

Spot ethanol prices eased Tuesday at the Argo terminal near Chicago under pressure from falling Chicago Board of Trade corn futures and expectation for anot... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, September 15, 2014 9:13PM CDT
Monday, September 15, 2014 7:46PM CDT
DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Thursday, September 4, 2014 11:19AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Chris Peters and his father Greg work hard to keep their acres free of the resistant waterhemp escapes that dot nearby soybean fields whe... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, August 28, 2014 7:40PM CDT
Monday, August 25, 2014 4:07PM CDT
Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, September 12, 2014 8:08PM CDT

In estimating a record corn harvest of 14.4 billion bushels this week, the USDA unwittingly delivered very bearish news to the beef industry. This may not e... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:26PM CDT
Friday, August 15, 2014 7:42PM CDT
South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Monday, September 15, 2014 10:17PM CDT

Monday marks the first day Brazilian farmers are allowed to plant 2014-15 soybeans.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 3:13PM CDT
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 5:35PM CDT
An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:32PM CDT

Perhaps you've seen the BBC skit (http://tiny.cc/…) in which a swaggering party guest keeps gloatin... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:51AM CDT
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 6:03PM CDT
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:32PM CDT

Here's something you don't want to do at a media event for seasoned automotive journalists from all over the world: high center a dually pickup truck during... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 8:25PM CDT
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:32PM CDT
Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:05PM CDT

Durum prices have shown strength in recent months with concerns of a smaller crop along with quality issues in the European market. Recent focus is now on t... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, September 15, 2014 11:07PM CDT
Friday, September 12, 2014 10:42PM CDT
Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Friday, September 12, 2014 7:13PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- It's been quite a week. Quite a week, indeed.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6:39PM CDT
Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:16AM CDT
DTN Market Headlines
Corn is higher at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are higher; wheat is higher.
Look for live and feeder cattle contracts to begin moderately lower, checked by long liquidation and beef demand worries. On the other hand, the lean hog pit are staged to open on a mixed basis as stronger wholesale pork prices supported the front-end at the expense of deferreds.
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