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Friday, September 12, 2014 3:01PM CDT A number of environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, claiming the agency has dragged its feet on a possible decision to ban chlorpyrifos from farm use.
Friday, September 12, 2014 9:17AM CDT Route 66 stretches across the high desert and through to valleys on the other side of the San Bernardino Mountains before blending into the weaving interstates and highways of greater Los Angeles. Farmers are becoming an endangered species along the route in California. Urban sprawl has taken up the once great orchards near Los Angeles, while strains on water resources also have taken a toll.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 5:11PM CDT Senators at a Congressional hearing try to put a dollar figure on farmers' losses due to ongoing railroad bottlenecks. They also tried to identify long-term solutions.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Thursday, September 4, 2014 9:17PM CDT

Sometimes when I get on a roll with a project (or two), I lose focus on my regular tasks, like keeping the blog fresh. I'm lucky some of my colleagues have... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:19PM CDT
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Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Sunday, September 14, 2014 3:09PM CDT

Saturday, September 13, 2014 4:54PM CDT
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Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Friday, September 12, 2014 12:26PM CDT

The USDA as expected increased its estimate for the 2014 U.S. corn yield to 171.7 bushels per acre (bpa), up from the 167.4 bpa figure given in the August r... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 1:25PM CDT
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Friday, September 12, 2014 11:16AM CDT

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Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:26PM CDT

Agricultural economists from around the world met in Des Moines last week to assess global competitiveness of the world's key corn and soybean producers. Us... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, August 22, 2014 8:34PM CDT
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DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thursday, September 11, 2014 4:34PM CDT

Harvest has been either shut down or slowed significantly across the Canadian Prairies during recent days as an early preview of winter-like weather has com... [Read Full Blog]

Saturday, September 6, 2014 1:09PM CDT
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Friday, September 12, 2014 8:46PM CDT

The strength previously seen in the ethanol market seems to be quickly eroding, and this last week could be the mighty blow that may cause traders and overa... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, September 12, 2014 5:42PM CDT
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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Thursday, September 4, 2014 11:19AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Chris Peters and his father Greg work hard to keep their acres free of the resistant waterhemp escapes that dot nearby soybean fields whe... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, August 28, 2014 7:40PM CDT
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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, September 12, 2014 8:08PM CDT

In estimating a record corn harvest of 14.4 billion bushels this week, the USDA unwittingly delivered very bearish news to the beef industry. This may not e... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, August 22, 2014 6:26PM CDT
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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Thursday, September 11, 2014 3:13PM CDT

Brazil government has announced deforestation of the Amazon rose 29% in the 12 months to July 2013.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 5:35PM CDT
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An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:51AM CDT

Because agriculture contributes 70% of the nutrients to the Gulf of Mexico's massive "dead zone," agriculture must be part of the solution. But ho... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 6:03PM CDT
Friday, August 29, 2014 11:58AM CDT
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 8:25PM CDT

August and September are normally great months to have outdoor farm shows, complete with working demonstrations of various farm implements.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:32PM CDT
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Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Friday, September 12, 2014 10:42PM CDT

Knock on wood, but Canada's canola crush numbers indicate the industry is perhaps off to the best start ever, according to Canadian Oilseed Processor's week... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:05PM CDT
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Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Friday, September 12, 2014 7:13PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- It's been quite a week. Quite a week, indeed.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6:39PM CDT
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DTN Market Headlines
Corn is lower at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are higher; wheat is lower.
Look for live and feeder contracts to open moderately higher, supported by short-covering and ideas of premium cash sales. Expect the lean hog pit to begin under some selling pressure tied to late-week long liquidation and profit-taking.
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