USDA Tempers Aid Expectations
06/17/2019
USDA issued a statement from Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on disaster aid late Monday, along with some questions-and-answers where the department sought to spell out some clarity.
Crop Tech Corner
06/17/2019
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a study from the University of Minnesota looks at how the top 10 world crops are reacting to climate change.
Cover Crop Seed Crunch
06/17/2019
Increased demand and historic prevented-planting acres put strain on cover crop seed supplies.
Cash Corn Market Rallies
06/14/2019
The DTN National Corn Index, which computes a national average cash price based on information from thousands of elevators, settled at its highest level in five years as wet weather casts a cloud over production potential.
DTN Fertilizer Outlook
06/14/2019
Wet fields, delayed planting, and how many corn acres are lost this year because of challenging weather and field conditions are influencing domestic demand of some fertilizers. The global ammonia price level is starting to hurt some production spots but, so far, no major cutbacks in output are seen.
Pests of the Week
06/14/2019
Some early-season caterpillars and slugs are out and feasting on small, late-planted corn and soybean fields.
Illinois Dicamba Rule Change
06/13/2019
The Illinois Department of Agriculture has agreed to move its cutoff date for over-the-top dicamba applications from June 30 to July 15 for June-planted soybean fields. Other states are under pressure to do the same, including Minnesota and South Dakota.
View From the Cab
06/13/2019
It's hard to enjoy your planted crop when you know its yield potential has already slipped 10% to 20% by planting, View From the Cab farmers admitted.
US Propane Stocks Rise
06/13/2019
U.S. inventories of propane/propylene increased about 2.9 million bbl in the week ended June 7 to 71.1 million bbl.

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