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Friday, February 27, 2015 2:37PM CST Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack defended the negotiating process behind the Trans Pacific Partnership and argues that the Obama administration needs authority to negotiate in a way that will allow closure on the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Friday, February 27, 2015 9:12AM CST Speaking at the Commodity Classic in Phoenix, leaders of the National Corn Growers Association said the group's No. 1 goal over the last few years has been to protect the RFS from efforts to minimize renewable fuel levels or eliminate it through legislation.
Friday, February 27, 2015 7:26AM CST Floating units that adjust on the go from the cab increase planting precision.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Monday, February 23, 2015 7:35PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- West Coast dockworkers and their employers reached a tentative agreement Friday, according to representatives of both sides.

Monday, February 16, 2015 4:42PM CST
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Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Saturday, February 21, 2015 4:46PM CST

Corn (Cash): The DTN National Corn Index (NCI.X, national average cash price) closed at $3.64, down $0.01 for the week. The secondary (intermediate-term) tr... [Read Full Blog]

Saturday, February 21, 2015 3:20PM CST
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Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:56PM CST

At their recently concluded annual Agricultural Outlook forum, USDA economists estimated 2015 U.S corn plantings at 89.0 million acres, soybeans at 83.5 mil... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 3:54PM CST
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Friday, February 27, 2015 5:15AM CST

The American Soybean Association wants to see the GMO labeling debate move towards a certification model that has worked in areas such as organic food.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 3:05PM CST
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:58PM CST
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Thursday, February 19, 2015 5:21PM CST

Not all farmland surveys are created equal. Unfortunately, the disparities between them could become more apparent now that land values seems poised to... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, February 12, 2015 9:48PM CST
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DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Friday, February 27, 2015 7:41PM CST

As we head into meteorological spring in the US which begins on March 1 we thought it would be a good time to offer some comments on spring fieldwor... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, February 26, 2015 3:37PM CST
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Friday, February 27, 2015 8:38PM CST

Spot ethanol prices climbed again Friday as buying interest increased while gasoline and corn futures rallied ahead of the weekend break. Traders are worrie... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:57PM CST
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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Monday, February 23, 2015 6:43PM CST

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- We plan all year for planting season. Nothing in the crop world is more important than getting each seed placed correctly into the ri... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 7:25PM CST
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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, February 27, 2015 9:05PM CST

Sometimes there's no other way to describe a uniquely volatile commodity: "Western." You know, as in "the Wild West," as in lawlessness,... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, February 20, 2015 5:15PM CST
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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Thursday, February 26, 2015 11:21PM CST

Brazilian truckers continued protests Thursday, further delaying deliveries of soybeans to ports, crushers and the pork and poultry industries.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:29PM CST
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An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Monday, February 23, 2015 11:26PM CST

In the polarized world of ideological combat, big commercial farmers and environmentalists are enemies. In this world's name-calling skirmishes, the aggies... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, February 16, 2015 1:29PM CST
Saturday, February 7, 2015 10:13PM CST
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Monday, February 23, 2015 10:01PM CST

The commercial unmanned aircraft era is one big step closer. In mid-February, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its long-expected proposal... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:18PM CST
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Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:51PM CST

Old-crop canola cash and futures market are showing signs that could be cause for alarm. First was today's weak close in the May future. Despite a 15 3/4-ce... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 5:01PM CST
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:03AM CST
Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:58PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- The temperature in Omaha near noon on Thursday is a brisk 10, but it feels like 4. So it may seem a bit premature to write about spring field... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 4:51PM CST
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DTN Market Headlines
May corn is up 1/2 cent, May soybeans are up 5 1/4 cents, and May Chicago wheat is up 4 cents.
The cattle complex is likely to open moderately higher, supported by follow-through buying and idea of cash stability/firmness. On the other hand, the lean hog pit should begin somewhat lower,checked by residual selling interest and softer carcass value.
 
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