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Ag Weather Forum
John Baranick
Saturday, June 18, 2022 10:00 AM
Corn plant roots can reach a depth of 6 feet with favorable soil moisture. [Read Full Blog]
Friday, June 17, 2022 10:05 PM
Corn plant roots can reach a depth of 6 feet with favorable soil moisture. [Read Full Blog]
Thursday, June 16, 2022 7:28 PM
Widespread heavy rain has fallen this week due to a strong storm system moving through the region. Rainfall has helped alleviate some of the drought conditions in the southwestern corner of the region. More rain is on the way. [Read Full Blog]
Canada Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:29 PM
A combination of increasing corn imports and decreasing wheat exports are leading to sharp upward revisions in Canada's domestic disappearance of grain in feed channels. [Read Full Blog]
Monday, June 20, 2022 7:54 PM
While U.S. markets were closed on June 20, November canola closed sharply lower in active trade. [Read Full Blog]
Friday, June 17, 2022 10:37 PM
Weekly producer deliveries have climbed for four consecutive weeks as prairie bids nudge higher. [Read Full Blog]
Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
Thursday, June 16, 2022 2:20 PM
Week 23 soybean ratings for the top 18 producing states and the U.S. for this year, last year and the average, worst and best week 23 ratings for the time period 2000-2022 [Read Full Blog]
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 4:13 PM
Ukrainian exports of corn, sunflower oil and wheat in 1000 tonnes vs. those volumes as a percent of the world trade total [Read Full Blog]
Friday, June 10, 2022 1:17 PM
Week 22 corn ratings for the top 18 producing states and the U.S. for this year, last year and the average, worst and best week 22 ratings for the time period 2000-2022. [Read Full Blog]
An Urban's Rural View
Urban Lehner
Friday, June 17, 2022 6:12 PM
The Federal Reserve Board doesn't want a recession, but by raising its benchmark interest rates an unexpected 0.75 it's choosing to emphasize fighting inflation even at the risk of causing one. [Read Full Blog]
Wednesday, June 08, 2022 6:29 PM
Despite a strong dollar, U.S. exports, including ag exports, have been robust. Now there are signs that the runup in the dollar may be ending. [Read Full Blog]
Wednesday, June 08, 2022 6:29 PM
Despite a strong dollar, U.S. exports, including ag exports, have been robust. Now there are signs that the runup in the dollar may be ending. [Read Full Blog]
Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 1:37 PM
Farm groups testifying before Senate Agriculture Committee leaders at a hearing in Arkansas stressed they want more funding for commodity programs in the next farm bill. [Read Full Blog]
Thursday, June 16, 2022 11:39 AM
The Senate Agriculture Committee will take up a pair of livestock market bills that have been debated in Congress over the past year. The main bill would require USDA to set up certain levels of negotiated cash trade for cattle in different regions of the country. [Read Full Blog]
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 12:09 PM
The House voted 369-42 on Monday evening to approve the Senate version of the bill, which gives the Federal Maritime Commission more teeth to oversee ocean shipping companies. President Joe Biden wants to sign the bill immediately and pressed last week for final passage. He spoke last Friday at ports in California, noting the shipping companies last year raked in $150 billion in profits at the expense of export businesses and consumers. [Read Full Blog]
Harrington's Sort & Cull
DTN Staff
Monday, June 13, 2022 7:49 PM
While inflation runs untamed and interest rates are bound to keep rising, cattlemen hope buyers will remain active participants in this week's market as they understand that there will be fewer calves and feeder cattle available this fall. [Read Full Blog]
Monday, June 06, 2022 8:05 PM
The pendulum is about to swing and favor sellers' positions. With 1,573,100 head of beef cows processed already this year, you can guarantee that the market is going to feel the shock of fewer feeders come this fall. [Read Full Blog]
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 1:22 PM
Obvious concerns of rising input costs and a wavering economy have cattlemen of all sorts holding their breath, but export demand has continued to be stellar. Given how drastically beef cows have been liquidated, the drop in production, via marketable calves to sell, is going to be felt by all. [Read Full Blog]
Technically Speaking
DTN Staff
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 1:34 PM
A technical look at livestock futures charts. [Read Full Blog]
Monday, June 13, 2022 1:31 PM
As AAA's national average diesel price hit a new record high of $5.77 Sunday, palm oil prices are showing signs of a possible top, offering conflicting signals for soybean oil prices. [Read Full Blog]
Monday, June 06, 2022 4:17 PM
Corn futures have plunged in the past week, along with wheat, sending spot July corn futures down over 50 cents last week and $1.00 per bushel lower just since early May. Some of the pressure resulted from an increase in planting, beneficial rains in the Corn Belt, and the strange notion that Russia might help to open shipping corridors for Ukraine grain exports. Fundamentals remain overall bullish and the recent price erosion could be a trap. [Read Full Blog]
Minding Ag's Business
Katie Dehlinger
Thursday, May 26, 2022 9:05 PM
Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George said there are unique economic challenges as the Fed attempts to bring inflation back to its 2% target. [Read Full Blog]
Wednesday, May 04, 2022 9:25 PM
A recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City finds that a record number of operating loans surpassed $1 million in the first quarter of 2022, reflecting soaring prices for inputs. [Read Full Blog]
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 10:00 AM
A 10-year analysis of farm income data showed no matter how good the ag economy, some farms still operated at a loss. [Read Full Blog]
Ethanol Blog
DTN Staff
Friday, June 10, 2022 7:46 PM
Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine asked EPA on Friday to conduct a rulemaking to allow permanent E15 sales in the state. [Read Full Blog]
Wednesday, June 08, 2022 2:45 PM
One of the biggest carbon pipeline projects in the country, Navigator has inked a deal with Poet, the world's largest ethanol producer, to connect up to 18 of Poet's ethanol plants to the pipeline. Navigator's proposed Heartland Greenway pipeline will run from South Dakota to central Illinois where Navigator plans to sink as much as 15 million metric tons of carbon per year. [Read Full Blog]
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 4:34 PM
POET will invest $30 million to reopen an ethanol plant in Cloverdale, Indiana, that the company had idled in 2019. [Read Full Blog]
Machinery Chatter
Dan Miller
Monday, June 13, 2022 9:30 PM
ACGO marches toward autonomy with its newest tech buy JCA Technologies of Canada. It brings to the ag manufacturer technologies that will be embedded in AGCO equipment lines and in a larger menu of technologies that can be installed on a wide range of existing and competing machinery lines. [Read Full Blog]
Friday, June 03, 2022 4:45 PM
The days of abundant resources and farming inputs is over. Older approaches to increase agricultural output are no longer viable. The goal has long been to produce more with more. But today, agriculture must produce more with less. Plant-level intelligence is going to make it happen. Here are five takeaways from John Deere's Leaps Unlocked Analyst Day. [Read Full Blog]
Thursday, June 02, 2022 9:57 PM
The days of abundant resources and farming inputs is over. Older approaches to increase agricultural output are no longer viable. The goal has long been to produce more with more. But today, agriculture must produce more with less. Plant-level intelligence is going to make it happen. Here are five takeaways from John Deere's Leaps Unlocked Analyst Day. [Read Full Blog]
South America Calling
DTN Staff
Thursday, June 09, 2022 4:47 PM
Though corn is much further in its development this year than last, the next round of frost could be more widespread than in May and may cause more damage. [Read Full Blog]
Thursday, June 02, 2022 8:45 PM
A front that has been stalled across Paraguay and southern Brazil since last week will finally move north with some showers next week. Unfortunately, it'll be too little too late for most of the crop. [Read Full Blog]
Friday, May 27, 2022 4:35 PM
Drought has been plaguing central Brazil's second-season (safrinha) corn crop for the last several weeks. With much of the crop headed toward maturity, time is running out for rainfall to provide any relief. [Read Full Blog]
Market Matters Blog
DTN Staff
Monday, June 20, 2022 4:53 PM
After more than two years of contract negotiations and three weeks of mediation, rail unions rejected the railroads' current proposals. [Read Full Blog]
Friday, June 17, 2022 4:22 PM
DTN's weekly average spot price for domestic distillers dried grains was $7 lower on average versus one week ago. [Read Full Blog]
Monday, June 13, 2022 1:46 PM
Contract talks between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshoreman Warehouse Union are taking place as current contract expiration looms. [Read Full Blog]
Production Blog
Pam Smith
Friday, June 03, 2022 8:53 PM
Fitness is a journey, not a race. A new farm fitness program takes our editor to a spot of wellness she wasn't expecting. [Read Full Blog]
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 7:42 PM
BASF is on track to commercialize a Bt soybean trait targeting SCN by the end of the decade. [Read Full Blog]
Saturday, May 21, 2022 1:10 PM
The explosive growth of domestic soybean crush that will consume hundreds of millions of bushels of soybeans is a game changer for farmers and the industry. [Read Full Blog]
Editors' Notebook
Greg D.Horstmeier
Thursday, April 28, 2022 7:31 PM
During an international video meeting of agricultural journalists this week, a Ukrainian ag journalist gave a glimpse of some of the challenges farmers as well as journalists are facing in his country after the Russian invasion. [Read Full Blog]
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 4:16 PM
March 22 is National Ag Day. After several years of virtual events, the day includes a celebration of all things agriculture on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. [Read Full Blog]
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 4:16 PM
March 22 is National Ag Day. After several years of virtual events, the day includes a celebration of all things agriculture on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. [Read Full Blog]
DTN Market Headlines
See What 100 Years Can Do

In July 2016, Farm Credit marked 100 years of support for rural communities and agriculture, a milestone celebrated throughout the year and now drawing to a close. See highlights from Farm Credit's year-long centennial celebration. 

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