DTN Ag News

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
08/17/2017
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.
Soil Warriors
08/17/2017
The most recent work has highlighted microbial warriors in the soil that suppress Sudden Death Syndrome in soybeans.
View From the Cab
08/17/2017
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.
Dicamba Estimates Escalate
08/18/2017
There are more questions than answers regarding dicamba damage, which is complicating how growers head into seed-buying time.
SDS Myth-Busting
08/18/2017
With SDS starting to surface in the Midwest, now is a good time to revisit some common misperceptions about the damaging soybean disease.
WOTUS Comment Deadline Extended
08/18/2017
The public comment period on a proposed change to the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule was extended to Sept. 27.
Biofuels Under a Microscope
08/18/2017
The Renewable Fuel Standard has been positive for the U.S. economy, a new study from Iowa State University finds.
Argentina to Accept US Pork
08/21/2017
Argentina has banned U.S. pork products for 25 years but now has agreed to reopen the market after Vice President Mike Pence met with Argentina's president. The announcement conservatively estimated the market at roughly $10 million, but U.S. pork exports to South America are soaring right now.
Raising a Stink
08/21/2017
This invasive pest requires control nearly up until harvest, which makes it expensive and time consuming to manage.