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Mon, 05 Oct 2015 16:59:00 GMT
Class One railroads say shutdowns are inevitable if Congress fails to grant an extension on Positive Train Control. Read Full Story
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:26:00 GMT
The Commodities Futures Trading Commission publicized two enforcement actions against physical grain trading operations in the past week. The total price tag: Just shy of $1 million dollars. Read Full Story
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:07:00 GMT
Shipping problems moved from a cause of too much water to too little water, weakening river basis. Gulf basis has strengthened, as shippers try to entice grain to move south despite river hang-ups. Read Full Story
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 19:37:00 GMT
November soybeans finally broke out of a long short-term sideways trading range. Read Full Story
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 19:21:00 GMT
DTN's Weekly Technical Analysis: Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat 10/11 Read Full Story
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 16:37:00 GMT
DTN's Weekly Technical Analysis: Live Cattle, Lean Hogs, Feeder Cattle, Cash Corn, Soybean meal 10/11 Read Full Story
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 16:03:00 GMT
Global soybean and oilseed stocks are at all-time high levels based on the superlative yields seen over the past five years, while both wheat and corn yield growth has plateaued in recent seasons. Read Full Story
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:54:00 GMT
National condition ratings of corn and soybeans as of the beginning of October. Read Full Story
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:50:00 GMT
Three month, six month, one year and five year correlation coefficients of crude oil vs. a number of grain, oilseed, dairy and livestock contracts. Read Full Story
Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:45:00 GMT
Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, wrote a letter Friday to USDA wanting to know when exactly farm-program checks will start going out to farmers. Read Full Story
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:59:00 GMT
Clearly the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Friday to issue a stay on the waters of the United States rule isn't the last court action we'll see on the rule. Ag groups and members of Congress who have been fighting the rule tooth and nail, however, hailed the stay as a victory. Conservation groups weren't so happy. Read Full Story
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 15:25:00 GMT
Farmers will take a 6.8% cut in their farm-program payments because of federal sequestration rules, according to information from USDA on Wednesday. A statement on the sequester cuts was made at a House Agriculture Committee hearing on dietary guidelines. Read Full Story
Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:10:00 GMT
Economists used to say the cure for low prices was low prices. But that hasn't stopped scores of long-term forecasters from predicting that commodities will be stuck in a price purgatory for at least another four years, barring an epic weather disaster someplace. Read Full Story
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 20:29:00 GMT
Prices are in for major 2014 crops, but the verdict on what Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) pays per county remains unsettled. The Farm Service Agency must fill in the blanks on a number of counties lacking NASS yields for 2014 before it can officially calculate program payments due in October. Read Full Story
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 21:04:00 GMT
There's a big gap between what average cash renters need in 2016 rent relief and what professional farm managers and some independent landowners are willing to give, as Elizabeth Williams and I reported in our recent series, "Cash Rent Reset."
Obviously, projected budgets with $100 to $150/acre losses on corn don't seem to be making the case with owners. Read Full Story
Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:21:00 GMT
Intense low pressure over the Canadian Prairies created a harsh wind field for corn in the northern Midwest Monday. Read Full Story
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:57:00 GMT
The Show-Me state got a whole lot of adverse crop weather shown it this season -- and production suffered. Read Full Story
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:37:00 GMT
Episodes of warm, dry weather push harvest toward completion. Read Full Story
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