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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:01:00 GMT
During a hearing held last week, railroads and shipper groups voiced opposite views on whether railroads should be able to continue to differentially price rail service to captive shippers once they reach revenue-adequate status. Read Full Story
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:40:00 GMT
Between domestic and international markets, sorghum's status as an ancient grain with no genetic engineering is paying off, but how long will that last? Read Full Story
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:45:00 GMT
Flooding on the nation's major rivers has slowed barge traffic recently and has caused basis bids for barge movement to drop. Read Full Story
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:06:00 GMT
DTN's Weekly Technical Analysis: Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat 08/02 Read Full Story
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:24:00 GMT
DTN's Weekly Technical Analysis: Live Cattle, Lean Hogs, Feeder Cattle, Cash Corn, Soybean meal 08/02 Read Full Story
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:00:00 GMT
DTN's Weekly Technical Analysis: Crude Oil, Heating Oil, Gasoline, Ethanol, Natural Gas, and Cash Propane 08/02 Read Full Story
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:00:00 GMT
New crop corn and soybean export sales as of the fourth week of July as a percent of the July USDA WASDE export projection. Read Full Story
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:34:00 GMT
Chinese feed consumption of key commodities corn and soybean meal are running at some of their slowest paces for years. Read Full Story
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:20:00 GMT
Corn crop conditions as of the 29th week of the year (the third week in July) vs. the percent that each state's corn yield has also deviated from the 1986-2014 trend. Read Full Story
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:17:00 GMT
President Barack Obama signed off on the temporary bill Friday, but indicated his frustration with Congress over the inability to approve a long-term highway bill. He noted that the lack of a long-term bill makes it hard for governors and mayors to set priorities for roads, bridges, airports and ports. Read Full Story
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:00:00 GMT
A number of agriculture interest groups are among 269 organizations that asked President Barack Obama Wednesday to stop the release of more stringent national ambient air quality standards by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, set for release sometime this year. Read Full Story
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:35:00 GMT
The White House announced Monday it was launching an initiative highlighting the "American Business Act on Climate Pledge. The effort spotlighted 13 large American companies pushing for action on climate change. The announcement had some emphasis on agriculture, food processing and continued opportunities for landowners to make money through renewable energy, particularly expanded wind production. Read Full Story
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:41:00 GMT
There's a lot of fine print in how USDA calculates income eligibility for farm programs under the new farm bill. Just be aware that there's no single definition of the "Adjusted Gross Income" rule that fits all individuals and business structures, as I reported from the annual American Institute of CPA agricultural meeting several weeks ago. Read Full Story
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:27:00 GMT
Admittedly my friend Zach probably isn't paying full market value for his uncle's share of an irrigated specialty farm, but the size and responsibility of his multi-million dollar, 30-year note still keeps the young farmer up nights. Read Full Story
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:57:00 GMT
A summer commodity rally only lessened the losses for corn and soy growers in 2015. It won't erase a potential three-year losing industrywide streak, farm lenders and economists worry. Read Full Story
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:33:00 GMT
Above-normal fall precipitation -- followed by a drier winter -- has forecasters cautious about El Nino effects for the upper Missouri River basin. Read Full Story
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:33:00 GMT
Recent rains across most of the Prairies have elevated soil moisture and alleviated crop stress to many crops. Read Full Story
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:48:00 GMT
A look at the fears of big damage that El Nino brings to areas outside the U.S. Read Full Story
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