DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Tue. Jul 28, 2015 2:32 PM
Most mid-season fertilizer prices still post only modest price decreases compared to 2014-levels.
Avian Flu Pathways Examined
Tue. Jul 28, 2015 11:41 AM
An updated report from the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or APHIS, concludes there are a variety of ways the avian bird flu could have spread among Midwest poultry flocks.
China Struggles With Corn Stockpile
Tue. Jul 28, 2015 8:16 AM
China's corn-purchasing policy has resulted in a historically high stockpile, but feed companies aren't buying because of its high price.
RFS Deadline Nears
Mon. Jul 27, 2015 2:43 PM
With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at midnight, oil, ethanol and agriculture industry groups make their cases.
Get a Handle on SDS
Mon. Jul 27, 2015 12:11 PM
Know the signs and the latest tools to combat this troubling soybean disease, which is starting to surface in some bean fields in the Midwest after soybeans got a wet start this spring and summer.
Sorghum's Growing Pains - 4
Mon. Jul 27, 2015 9:11 AM
Proponents of grain sorghum are hoping to tap into potential acreage in the Great Plains, the Southeast and the mid-South, where the hardy and water-efficient grain can fill certain agricultural needs.
No Senate Biotech Bill Until Fall
Fri. Jul 24, 2015 4:32 PM
The biotechnology and food industries had a big victory Thursday when the House approved a bill that would stop states from establishing laws to require labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients. But Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said he would not introduce a biotechnology labeling bill in the Senate until fall.
Two COOL Bills Introduced in Senate
Fri. Jul 24, 2015 4:31 PM
A bipartisan bill to take beef, pork, chicken and ground meat out of the mandatory country-of-origin labeling law and establish a voluntary labeling program was introduced in the Senate on Thursday. At the same time, another House-passed bill to repeal COOL for the same products was introduced in the Senate.
Sorghum's Growing Pains - 3
Fri. Jul 24, 2015 4:29 PM
Better control of weedy grasses is a top priority for a sorghum industry eager to compete with other grains, but the promise of herbicide tolerance remains several years away, even as weed problems mount.