Waiting on EPA's RFS Rule
Wed. Nov 25, 2015 5:17 PM
Last May, EPA announced in a response to litigation by the petroleum industry that the agency would make the call on the renewable fuel blend volumes by Nov. 30. As a result, the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVOs) are expected to be issued before Tuesday.
Wed. Nov 25, 2015 5:10 PM
Farmers may need to wait longer to control problem weeds with Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide and seed package. EPA asked a court for the authority to revoke registration of the herbicide in order to re-evaluate how glyphosate and 2,4-D behave in the environment.
Woodbury: Farm Family Business
Wed. Nov 25, 2015 11:58 AM
Family rifts are seldom resolved but can be managed with rules for engagement and on-going communication.
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Tue. Nov 24, 2015 3:47 PM
Compared to 1980 application rates, corn growers have slashed total NPK use per bushel by half, fertilizer industry research shows.
CFTC Proposes Automated Trading Rule
Tue. Nov 24, 2015 12:05 PM
As CFTC seeks to prevent a major market disruption and to bring more algorithmic traders under its regulatory umbrella, livestock producers wonder if the proposed rule on automated trading could reign in some of the volatility that's roiled the cattle and hog markets since Labor Day.
Weighing Chlorpyrifos Ban
Tue. Nov 24, 2015 7:47 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed ban of the insecticide chlorpyrifos comes at a time when farmers have many tools in the tool box.
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon. Nov 23, 2015 3:16 PM
USDA's weekly crop progress and condition ratings were neutral for wheat, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.
Macri Elected President of Argentina
Mon. Nov 23, 2015 12:53 PM
Argentina elected farm-friendly Mauricio Macri as its new president Sunday. He is expected to bring an end to the eight-year feud between the government and farms. Meanwhile, lowering the soy export tax and a devaluation of the Argentine peso may prompt the release of Argentina's massive soybean stocks on the market.
Land Price Tug-Of-War
Mon. Nov 23, 2015 12:00 PM
Landowners may be paying a price for pursuing the golden temptress of commodities. Where the allure of $8-a-bushel corn led to tilled-up pastures and torn-down fences, remorse seems to be setting in.