DTN Headline News

Planting Delayed in Brazil
Brazil's farmers want to expand their soybean acreage, but more rain is needed. Planting has been delayed, or some crops already in the ground may need to be replanted if rain doesn't come soon.
Todd's Take
If you think 430 million bushels of soybeans is a comfortable U.S. surplus, you should see Brazil's supplies.
View From the Cab
For View From the Cab farmers Brent and Lisa in Cedar Falls, Iowa, soybean harvest is about one-third done with yields about 6 bushels per acre lower than last year's excellent crop. Meanwhile, in Oklahoma, Zack Rendel was able to harvest 175 acres of soybeans with yields consistently above 40 bpa, which is profitable for him.
Fourth Round of NAFTA Talks Ends
At the conclusion of the fourth round of negotiations on rewriting the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer confirmed the U.S. put forward proposals to make changes to Canada's dairy supply management system and to make it easier for U.S. fruit and vegetable producers to file trade cases due to seasonal Mexican imports that they believe are damaging their industry.
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Half of average retail fertilizer prices were higher and half were lower the second week of October 2017 compared to one month earlier.
Dicamba Use in 2018
EPA's new rules on dicamba use in 2018 have left some farmers confused. Here are four common questions we've heard, along with the answers we found.
RFS Politics Ignite
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said during a news conference on Wednesday afternoon that she received commitments from both President Donald Trump and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard.
Oil Your Wallet
The specialty soybeans can bring in much-needed premiums -- provided you can link up with a processor and segregate them carefully.
Boerson Farms Case Nears End
A lawsuit by CHS Capital LLC that claimed an 80,000-acre Michigan farm defaulted on $145.3 million in loans is coming to a close.
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