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Midwest Rivers and Western Drought

02/03/2023 02:02 PM

Over the years, a proposed solution to water scarcity in the western U.S. has come up again and again: large-scale river diversions, including pumping Mississippi River water to the parched West. The idea continues to brew, but is it politically and logistically feasible?

Turning the Cattle Market Loose

02/02/2023 03:02 PM

Markets have nowhere to go but up, as a new USDA report shows the industry starts 2023 with the smallest beef cow herd ever.

Mexico Corn Ban a Concern for Senators

02/01/2023 09:02 PM

Members of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday pressed USDA's new undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs about Mexico's push to ban biotech corn and why the Biden administration has not moved to a dispute resolution panel under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

02/01/2023 04:02 PM

Once again, seven of the eight major fertilizers' prices are lower compared to last month. Five of the eight major fertilizers were significantly lower. DTN designates a substantial move as anything 5% or more.

USDA Jan. 1 Cattle Inventory Report

01/31/2023 08:01 PM

All cattle and calves in the United States as of Jan. 1, 2023, totaled 89.3 million head, 3% below the 92.1 million head on Jan. 1, 2022, USDA NASS reported on Tuesday.

25 Governors Ask Biden for WOTUS Delay

01/31/2023 03:01 PM

Governors in half of the states asked the Biden administration on Monday to delay the implementation of the WOTUS rule until after the Supreme Court issues a ruling in the Sackett v EPA case sometime this spring.

50 States Ranked on Ethanol Blending

01/26/2023 09:01 PM

Based on data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, DTN found some surprises in ethanol-blending rates from 2021.


01/26/2023 04:01 PM

Be aware of the complex rules for depreciating farm business vehicles.

Cattle Packing Plant Projects Update

01/23/2023 04:01 PM

A planned beef packing plant in western Iowa is one of four separate cattle packing plant projects under construction or development stretching from Nebraska to Texas that add up to nearly $2.4 billion in investment. If all are built, they will add as much as 8,900 head per day of additional packing capacity to the cattle industry.

Destruction and Crop Losses in Ukraine

01/19/2023 05:01 PM

Ukrainian farmers continue to face a range of pressures trying to grow a crop in the midst of the war with Russia.

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