Cash corn is trading near its highest prices in four years -- why?
A majority of rural adults approve of President Donald Trump's job performance, but a DTN/Progressive Farmer Zogby Analytics Election poll found there is indecision and dissatisfaction in rural America and issues that Trump or his successor dare not avoid if elected.
An early winter storm is set to cross the High Plains during the upcoming weekend. The storm will see low temperatures into the single digits, rain and snow. The storm will stop harvest and stress livestock.
Average retail prices for five of the eight major fertilizers were lower -- with the price of UAN28 dropping 5% from a month ago -- while prices for the remaining three nutrients were higher.
Weather continues to be the story for DTN's View From the Cab farmers as fire and rain were problems in their respective regions this past week.
Presidential candidate Joe Biden's rural plan specifically highlights the Conservation Stewardship Program and calls for expanding funding and participation in the program as a way to help drive carbon markets. USDA just completed rule making for CSP, which reduces funding, enrollment and the potential for farmers to reenroll in the program.
Domestic ethanol inventories fell for the third time in four weeks, down 1.5% in the week ended Oct. 16 as production of the fuel tumbled after two weeks of higher output.
Fall and dry weather are a perfect combination to pull soil tests for SCN. Soil tests can help determine if resistant varieties and other management tactics are working.
Travis and Sarajane Snowden fight heavy snowfall, high land prices and a short growing season to try to realize their ranching dreams.
Unlock the yield secrets within hybrids.
The average retail MAP price continues to its six-week march higher. Two other fertilizers, DAP and urea, also had higher prices this week, while the remaining five saw prices decline.
I may write a column titled "Russ' Vintage Iron" but I certainly do not have all the answers. Heck, I don't even know all the questions.