Agricultural News

Biofuels Under a Microscope

The Renewable Fuel Standard has been positive for the U.S. economy, a new study from Iowa State University finds.

WOTUS Comment Deadline Extended

The public comment period on a proposed change to the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule was extended to Sept. 27.

SDS Myth-Busting

With SDS starting to surface in the Midwest, now is a good time to revisit some common misperceptions about the damaging soybean disease.

Dicamba Estimates Escalate

There are more questions than answers regarding dicamba damage, which is complicating how growers head into seed-buying time.

View From the Cab

View From the Cab farmers Brent and Lisa Judisch of Cedar Falls, Iowa, are moving their 2016 corn to town to make room for the new crop, but in Miami, Oklahoma, Zack Rendel has seen rain three times in the last week.

Soil Warriors

The most recent work has highlighted microbial warriors in the soil that suppress Sudden Death Syndrome in soybeans.

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

The average retail price of 10-34-0 was up 2% the second week of August 2017 compared to a month earlier, while prices for all other major fertilizers continued to move lower.

Cash Market Moves

A recent three-year labor contract extension that was ratified will be good news for ag shippers as it offers more peace and stability at the West Coast ports.

Todd's Take

Soybeans have had every bearish threat thrown their way in 2017, but continue to be the more profitable row crop Midwestern farmers grow and store.