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OMAHA (DTN) -- As winter wheat harvest winds down (95% as of Aug. 10 according to USDA's latest Crop Progress report) and spring wheat harvest gears up (6% complete), grain transport problems that have existed for months are still with us. That frustrates elevator operators wanting to free up space for not only wheat but corn and beans in the fall. [Read and Comment on Full Blog]

Posted at 7:29PM Mon Aug 18, 2014 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
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:23PM CDT
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
Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:56PM CDT
DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:05PM CDT

The Monsoon rains would typical arrive along the south coast of India at about the 1st of June and would move into the Mumbai (Bombay) area by June 10th. Th... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, August 14, 2014 3:27PM CDT
Monday, August 11, 2014 2:42PM CDT
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:21PM CDT

The newest information coming from the Energy Information Administration posted overall ethanol inventory levels climbing to a three-week high, while overal... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:48PM CDT
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:32PM CDT
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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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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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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