Cash Market Moves
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:50AM CDT
As the U.S. spring wheat harvest nears the halfway point, producers from around the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains are reporting a wide variety of yields, protein levels and grain quality issues.
Tax Reform on the Table
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:46AM CDT
Congress will return to work in September trying to pass a tax-reform bill. A CPA who spoke to the American Coalition for Ethanol conference touched on some tax reform topics farmers may want to track as the debate begins.
USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:42AM CDT
Crop conditions were mostly stable last week with corn condition unchanged from the previous week and soybean condition up just 1 percentage point in the good-to-excellent category, making this week's USDA Crop Progress report neutral again for both crops, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.
Raising a Stink
Monday, August 21, 2017 8:59PM CDT
This invasive pest requires control nearly up until harvest, which makes it expensive and time consuming to manage.