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Thursday, August 21, 2014 2:59PM CDT The beef industry working group has largely been a quiet affair. That was by design because groups didn't want to fight in the press. But leaders of the Ranchers-Cattlemen's Action Legal Fund complained about the process because the group has been excluded from the talks. Now, NFU members are willing to abandon the discussions.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 2:58PM CDT Chris Clayton continues looking at the state of agriculture along historic Route 66, dubbed "The Mother Road" by novelist John Steinbeck. In his sixth installment, Clayton profiles a feedyard operator who is seeing more rain in his area, along with better crops and grazing conditions. However, rail costs are rising, and changing basis at local elevators is affecting the Texas cattle business.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 2:52PM CDT If growing switchgrass for bioenergy in Nebraska will become viable, the initial market likely will be in hay for cattle.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:38PM CDT

Editor's Note: DTN Canadian Grains Analyst Cliff Jamieson, who usually blogs for DTN's Canada Grains Pro site, wrote today on Statistics Canada releasing it... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, August 18, 2014 7:29PM CDT
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Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 1:01PM CDT

The feeder cattle market has seen its fortunes change over the course of the last few weeks. As its weekly chart shows, the more active October contract has... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:31PM CDT
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Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:20PM CDT

Last week the USDA reported in its August crop production report that U.S. farmers will harvest a record corn crop in excess of 14.0 billion bushels with th... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, August 7, 2014 2:18PM CDT
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 2:40AM CDT

Leaders in the National Farmers Union want the group to walk away from a three-year effort to reshape the beef-checkoff program.

Monday, August 18, 2014 1:18AM CDT
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Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:23PM CDT

Great Plains wheat growers were howling over USDA's decision to postpone a big promise in the 2014 farm bill, as DTN's Chris Clayton and Jerry Hagst... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, August 4, 2014 5:44PM CDT
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DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thursday, August 21, 2014 3:53PM CDT

Fine summer weather has covered the Canadian Prairies from later June through mid August with warm weather and just enough rain to allow crops to catch up i... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:05PM CDT
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Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:09PM CDT

A federal appeals court has ruled that Syngenta cannot force the Bunge elevator company to accept its Agrisure Viptera biotech corn, according to an article... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:21PM CDT
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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Friday, August 15, 2014 7:13PM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- The signs that harvest is close go beyond the calendar date. I can smell it as I walk along the fencerows and hear it in the rustle o... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:54AM CDT
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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, August 15, 2014 7:42PM CDT

After all these years, I'm beginning to wonder if I ever actually understood the concept of livestock hedging. Traditionally schooled that cash and futures... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, July 25, 2014 9:40PM CDT
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South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:43PM CDT

The recent slide in prices will cause Brazil to plant much less cotton in the upcoming 2014-15 season, according to the Abrapa, the cotton planters' associa... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 2:56PM CDT
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An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Monday, August 18, 2014 6:37PM CDT

Texting while driving, watching television while ironing, trying to hit 98 mile-per-hour fastballs while blowing bubblegum bubbles -- multitasking, it seems... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, August 15, 2014 7:44PM CDT
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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:16PM CDT

No, this is not the University of Nebraska's spot in college football rankings. Although, that would certainly be okay with me and my fellow Husker fans. I... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:43PM CDT
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Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:18PM CDT

Statistics Canada released its first report of expected 2014 production levels for Canadian crops today, basing results on a survey of 12,850 producers duri... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:17PM CDT
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Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:16AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- It's August and USDA has reiterated its monthly warning -- opinion? estimate? let's go with estimate -- that we've got some bumper corn and s... [Read Full Blog]

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DTN Market Headlines
Corn is higher at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are higher; wheat is higher.
Live and feeder cattle futures are set to open moderately lower, checked by residual selling interest and sputtering feedlot business. Lean hog contracts seem likely to open under pressure as well thanks to sinking fundamentals.
 
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