DTN Ag News

Land Values - 5
12/12/2017
Breaking large acreages into smaller tracts for sale at auction brought in more potential buyers.
Todd's Take
12/12/2017
2017 will be remembered as the year of bitcoin's meteoric rise. Among more traditional assets, the stock market soared to new heights while grains were largely ignored.
Perdue: RIN Changes Needed
12/12/2017
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue touched on several topics Tuesday during a talk at the National Press Clubs on the Renewable Fuel Standard, trade and the farm bill.
Ag Not Ready for Biodefense
12/13/2017
Agricultural security risks have become a major concern for Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., but the chairman acknowledged Wednesday that talking about a possible attack on agriculture or food production is a hard conversation.
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
12/13/2017
Average retail prices for most fertilizers continued to move higher, while the price for two fertilizers moved lower during the first week of December 2017.
Land Values - 6
12/13/2017
Diverse land types can bring strong prices when divided to maximize value.
Land Values - 7
12/14/2017
Yield-potential factors into cropland values, with special attention paid to soils and weather patterns.
Spraying Gets Specific
12/14/2017
Arkansas legislators tell state regulators to revise proposed limits on dicamba use; other states set spray limitations that exceed new federal labels on the herbicide.
Tax Compromise Advancing
12/14/2017
The final tax-reform package is expected to be released Friday with several major compromises on tax rates and deductions that will affect farmers and small businesses for years to come.