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Friday, April 17, 2015 3:57PM CDT With the Old World bollworm established in Puerto Rico, USDA is ramping up funding and research to survey and detect the pest on the U.S. mainland, while Monsanto is seeking to increase U.S. acres devoted to its new Bt soybean product.
Friday, April 17, 2015 11:40AM CDT While the avian influenza outbreak is unlikely to cause a poultry supply shortage, the length of time barns sit idle could have an impact on corn consumption. It could also put pressure on retail beef sales in the heat of grilling season.
Friday, April 17, 2015 7:14AM CDT Prices of DDG remained steady since last week, with lackluster interest and short supplies.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, April 13, 2015 3:57PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- After nine months of stalled labor negotiations and the loss of a major customer, the Port of Portland had another setback, losing a second c... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, April 10, 2015 9:03PM CDT
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Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Saturday, April 18, 2015 6:19PM CDT

Corn (Cash): The DTN National Corn Index (NCI.X, national average cash price) closed at $3.61, up 4 cents for the week. The trend of the market remains side... [Read Full Blog]

Saturday, April 18, 2015 5:39PM CDT
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Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Friday, April 17, 2015 12:50PM CDT

Next month the USDA will release its first balance sheets for the 2015/16 marketing year including their initial projections of ending stocks for U.S. corn... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 2:57PM CDT
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 10:27PM CDT

USDA issued a news release Wednesday touting the growth of organic farming with 19,474 certified organic farm operations around the country and 27,814 aroun... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 7:28PM CDT
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Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 8:31PM CDT

No subject seems to trouble families more than splitting a partnership apart. One brother I know agonized for years about ending a business relationship wit... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:25PM CDT
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DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Friday, April 17, 2015 7:01PM CDT

Earlier this week, I posted a blog item on the growing seasons going back to 1951 that featured El Nino conditions, and highlighted the years when corn... [Read Full Blog]

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Friday, April 17, 2015 7:48PM CDT

With the U.S. EPA announcing last week it intends to get the Renewable Fuel Standard program back on track by the end of this year through a consent decree... [Read Full Blog]

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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Thursday, April 16, 2015 7:38PM CDT

Nancy the coat-check lady spotted the bee pin on my jacket lapel and immediately started to buzz. I was in New York, at some fancy-pants restaurant for a bu... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, April 10, 2015 11:35PM CDT
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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, April 10, 2015 8:46PM CDT

When the World Board prepared to issue monthly revisions to supply and demand estimates, meat producers and traders rarely bother getting fitted for new cra... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, April 2, 2015 9:09PM CDT
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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Thursday, April 16, 2015 8:19PM CDT

While the low price outlook for grains is worrying farmers across the Americas, some Argentine farmers see their business improving over the next year, acco... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, April 9, 2015 9:52PM CDT
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An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Monday, April 13, 2015 11:02AM CDT

Whoever coined the bumper-sticker slogan "No Farms, No Food" was probably not thinking of Ed Horton's farm.

Monday, April 6, 2015 10:29PM CDT
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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Friday, April 17, 2015 2:45PM CDT

In February, a new Guinness World Record for fastest tractor was set in Finland. In a marketing campaign for AGCO's Valtra and Nokian tires, four-time world... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 8:51PM CDT
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Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Friday, April 17, 2015 9:33PM CDT

Nobody knows what Statistics Canada will reveal in next Thursday's 2015 seeding intentions report. Industry will be hoping for the best, while many producer... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:27PM CDT
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Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 7:50PM CDT

"Into each life, some rain must fall." -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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DTN Market Headlines
May corn was unchanged, May soybeans were 1 cent lower, and May Chicago wheat was fractionally higher.
Anticipate a mixed opening in cattle pits this morning as specs and commercials slowly position ahead of feedlot cash. Lean hog futures should also begin with uneven price action tied to a combo of carryover buying and profit taking.
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