Ag News

  • Pests of the Week

    What lies in wait for emerging soybean plants? Aphids, bean leaf beetles and soybean gall midge have been spotted.
  • Many Wet-Condition Crop Concerns Ahead

    Weather forecasters expect a cool and wet summer to challenge already-delayed crops.
  • DDG Weekly Update

    DTN's weekly spot price for domestic distillers dried grains was up $4 on average, at $141 per ton.
  • Corn Export Sales Bearish

    This week's export sales report should be viewed as bearish for corn and sorghum, neutral for soybeans and wheat.
  • Soybean Seed Leftovers

    Storage could be less successful given lower quality and germination rates from the late 2018 harvest.
  • USDA Moves PP Haying Date

    Under pressure from farm groups and Congress, USDA's Risk Management Agency on Thursday announced it has changed the haying and grazing restrictions on prevented planting acres. The change allows farmers who plant cover crops on prevented planting acres to hay, graze or chop those fields on Sept. 1, rather than the traditional restriction date of Nov. 1.
  • US Propane Stocks Rise

    The Energy Information Administration today reported U.S. inventories of propane/propylene increased about 3.3 million barrels (bbl) in the week ended June 14 to 74.5 million bbl.
  • View From the Cab

    Farming can be a tough business, but dads often know best when times get toughest.
  • Kub's Den

    Grain producers who may be short of bushels this fall and need to get out of cash forward contracts are basically at the mercy of the local elevator that holds those contracts. Cancellation policies vary from place to place and can be changed at any time.
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