Agricultural News

Merger Update

Both DuPont and Dow have agreed to a number of divestitures in order to satisfy the European Commission, the EU's regulatory body said Monday.

Cash Market Moves

Spring wheat and durum acres are expected to shrink this year as farmers turn to other crops.

Insurance Problems Remain

Shelving health-care insurance reform doesn't make the problems go away that face farmers and other small businesses dealing with annual increases in premiums for their workers or themselves.

Divide on Livestock Rules

The comment period ended Friday on rules proposed under the Obama administration to change the balance in regard to the relationships between packers and producers. The rules divide the livestock industry.

Kentucky Farmers Still Waiting for Pay

Kentucky farmers who contracted to deliver canola last year to a small Georgia company are still waiting on payment after the company had problems with its 2015 canola crop that spilled over into the 2016 harvest.

Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy

The quality hay market proves to be more challenging than DTN's agronomist might have expected.

Underground Movement - 15

Three decades of tillage transitions bring changes to this Minnesota farm.

2017 Wheat Contest

Wheat growers have until May 1 to enter a winter wheat field and until August 1 to enter a spring wheat field.

Crop Tech Corner

In this week's Crop Tech Corner, genetic engineering techniques such as RNAi and CRISPR-Cas9 show their promise as new pest-fighting and plant breeding tools.

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