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STB Seeks More Information on Proposed Rules for Weekly Rail Performance Reports

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:36:00 GMT

In an effort to collect as much information as it can on proposed rules on railroad performance data reporting, the Surface Transportation Board earlier this month announced it will waive its prohibition on ex parte communications. Read Full Story

How the CME Makes Money

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 21:24:00 GMT

A recent Financial Times article takes a deep look at the CME Group. While it's one of the most profitable companies in America, it's not without its challenges. Read Full Story

Minnesota Expected to Produce Record Corn Crop

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 18:34:00 GMT

A bumper corn crop this year has forced some Midwest elevators to pile corn on the ground. Patriot Grain of Cleveland, Minnesota, was one of those elevators. Read Full Story

DTN Technically Speaking Blog

Live Cattle: Home in the Big Range

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 14:56:00 GMT

The February live cattle contract is pressing against its fence, looking for a short-term breakout. Read Full Story

Weekly Analysis: Grain Markets

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:32:00 GMT

DTN's Weekly Technical Analysis: Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat 11/22 Read Full Story

Weekly Analysis: Livestock Markets

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:08:00 GMT

DTN's Weekly Technical Analysis: Live Cattle, Lean Hogs, Feeder Cattle, Cash Corn, Soybean meal 11/22 Read Full Story

DTN Fundamentally Speaking Blog

2014 & 2015 Soybean Yields, % of Trend

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 19:04:00 GMT

Actual soybean yields in bpa for the top 18 soybean growing states and the U.S. Read Full Story

2014 & 2015 Corn Yields, % of Trend

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:41:00 GMT

Actual corn yields in bpa for the top 18 corn growing states and the U.S. Read Full Story

History of January Yield Revisions

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:06:00 GMT

USDA corn & soybean yield revisions in years when the yield has increased in crop October & November crop production reports. Read Full Story

DTN Ag Policy Blog

Vilsack: Obama Administration Backs Biofuels

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 13:14:00 GMT

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is urging biofuel supporters to consider all of the various ways the Obama administration has aided the industry when EPA comes out with its Renewable Fuels Standard volume obligations. Read Full Story

FAA Task Force Releases Recommendations on UAS Registration

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:36:00 GMT

The Federal Aviation Administration task force looking into registration requirements for unmanned aerial systems came out with their recommendations over the weekend. Read Full Story

Groups Ask Senate Leaders to Defend Crop Insurance

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:12:00 GMT

Forty nine organizations have written Senate leaders asking them to stick to the farm bill and not implement cuts to the rate of return on crop insurance. Read Full Story

DTN Minding Ag Business Blog

Farm Income a Downer? Try Machinery Sharing

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:06:00 GMT

USDA revised projected 2015 farm incomes down from earlier forecasts this week, mostly on worsening prospects for livestock producers, USDA’s Economic Research Service said. But falling prices in 2015 will affect every major commodity sector, from grains to beef, dairy and hogs. Read Full Story

Farmers Split Over Wall St. Landlords

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 20:00:00 GMT

Agricultural REITs--short for real estate investment trusts--may be infant businesses at the moment, barely a ripple in the trillions of dollars of farm real estate. But news that Farmland Partners Inc. Read Full Story

FSA Fixes ARC Payment Glitch

Tue, 10 Nov 2015 22:54:00 GMT

Nearly $4 billion in Agriculture Risk Coverage-County checks were deposited in farmers accounts by early November, but the Farm Service Agency announced late last week it will recalculate payments for growers who farm in multiple counties and who may have been underpaid in 2014. Read Full Story

DTN Ag Weather Forum Blog

Corn Belt 2016 Moisture Supplies Increase

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 18:45:00 GMT

Above normal precipitation during November is building up soil moisture reserves for row crops in 2016. Read Full Story

Pacific Flow Brings Mild Pattern Back to W. Canada

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:59:00 GMT

An El Nino-induced flow of mild Pacific air is expected to make a return to Western Canada. Read Full Story

Strong El Nino Still in Place

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:14:00 GMT

Australia's weather bureau continues with a forecast for El Nino to remain strong through the next quarter. Read Full Story

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