Barn to Roam02/19/2019
Thanks to a major local preservation effort, a 90-year-old barn on a family's homestead in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, will serve as an iconic entryway into a ski resort.
Taking in the Scope of Mato Grosso02/19/2019
DTN joined a tour of U.S. farmers through parts of Amazonia, Mato Grosso and Parana states in Brazil during the first two weeks in February. Farmers touring Mato Grosso and Parana repeatedly noted their soybean yields were lower than expected, but they had shifted to their second crop, which was either cotton or corn.
Best Young Farmers/Ranchers-402/19/2019
This farmer looks to farm his land more productively, rather than work more acres.
WOTUS 60-Day Public Comment Begins02/15/2019
The EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published the proposed waters of the United States rule this week.
USDA to EPA: What About Plan B on E15?02/15/2019
With time running out for the EPA to complete a rule to allow year-round E15 sales, it may be possible to allow sales anyway.
The Market's Fine Print02/15/2019
After emerging from the economic recession of the last decade, the U.S. beef herd has been in expansion gear since 2014. Black-cow genetics make up a large part of that herd.
Mato Grosso's Bumpy Ride02/14/2019
Mato Grosso has some farming advantages with its vast acreage, but the ability to get grain to port, either on the Amazon or direct to ocean port, is a seven-day haul for semi-trucks hauling the state's bounty of agricultural commodities. The government is promising to improve the infrastructure for commodities going to export.
Analyst: Worst is Behind Ethanol02/14/2019
As ethanol margins continue to struggle, an industry analyst told a National Ethanol Conference audience the worst is behind it.
In recent years, there have been reliable opportunities to lock in futures spreads and earn "carry" for storing grain six months past harvest. The upward trend of flat prices from harvest to springtime is less reliable.