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Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:58PM CDT In a little publicized document published in late June, the FAA posited that using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for commercial agricultural purposes is outside of hobbyist activity and may be regulated in the future.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:09PM CDT Dairy producers will be able to sign up for the new federal Dairy Margin Protection Program beginning Tuesday.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:33AM CDT DTN readers have been asking why we haven't been writing more about wet crops, so this week, DTN Managing Editor Cheri Zagurski posed the question to her group of reader consultants and here are some of their responses.
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DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik
Markets Editor
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:19PM CDT

All indications point to a large global wheat crop this year. The most recent USDA report forecast global production at a record 716.09 million metric tonne... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, August 25, 2014 3:43PM CDT
Thursday, August 21, 2014 7:38PM CDT
Technically Speaking
Darin Newsom
DTN Senior Analyst
Sunday, August 24, 2014 6:37PM CDT

Sunday, August 24, 2014 5:29PM CDT
Friday, August 22, 2014 8:20PM CDT
Fundamentally Speaking
Joel Karlin
DTN Contributing Analyst
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:46PM CDT

Last week's Pro-Farmer crop tour while noting record U.S. corn yield potential was unequivocal in saying that Illinois has the best looking crop in the coun... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:54PM CDT
Friday, August 22, 2014 12:54PM CDT
DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:27PM CDT

EPA finds itself fighting a losing public-relations war against not just farm groups but also vocal Republican officials.

Friday, August 22, 2014 7:23PM CDT
Friday, August 22, 2014 1:13AM CDT
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:26PM CDT

Agricultural economists from around the world met in Des Moines last week to assess global competitiveness of the world's key corn and soybean producers. Us... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, August 22, 2014 8:34PM CDT
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:23PM CDT
DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thursday, August 28, 2014 4:49PM CDT

As we move from late summer to the beginning of fall across Western Canada, the weather is mostly cooperating with farmers. After a period of warm, drier we... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, August 25, 2014 4:46PM CDT
Monday, August 25, 2014 11:00AM CDT
Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:07PM CDT

D4 biomass-based diesel RIN prices, the credits used to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency's annual Renewable Volume Obligation remain range-bo... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:34PM CDT
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6:38PM CDT
DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Thursday, August 28, 2014 7:40PM CDT

DECATUR, Illinois (DTN) -- I'm living in a lush garden this year. Another 1.75 inches of rain fell on my central Illinois home yesterday and some of the sur... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, August 25, 2014 4:07PM CDT
Friday, August 15, 2014 7:13PM CDT
Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, August 22, 2014 6:26PM CDT

Time was when outdoor grilling and Labor Day were locked together like Mom and apple pie, do-nothing and Congress, the Cubs and last place.

Friday, August 15, 2014 7:42PM CDT
Friday, July 25, 2014 9:40PM CDT
South America Calling
Alastair Stewart
South America Correspondent
Thursday, August 28, 2014 8:44PM CDT

If you have seen a presentation on Brazilian soybean production over the past two decades, more likely than not you would have heard the mantra that the Sou... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:38PM CDT
Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:43PM CDT
An Urban’s Rural View
Urban Lehner
Editor Emeritus
Monday, August 25, 2014 10:12PM CDT

Here is a short paragraph that explains why seed, food and grocery companies are fighting state GMO labeling laws -- and why they need to change their tacti... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, August 18, 2014 6:37PM CDT
Friday, August 15, 2014 7:44PM CDT
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:32PM CDT

For the past few years, summer farm show season has been a gold rush for product launches. Whole new lines of combines, tractors and sprayers with every con... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:16PM CDT
Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:43PM CDT
Canadian Markets
Cliff Jamieson
Canadian Grains Analyst
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:58PM CDT

All indications point to a large global wheat crop this year. The most recent USDA report forecast global production at a record 716.09 million metric tonne... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:18PM CDT
Monday, August 25, 2014 10:30PM CDT
Editor’s Notebook
Greg D. Horstmeier
DTN Editor-in-Chief
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6:39PM CDT

People watching, and listening, are valuable activities for the journalist. So polishing those skills is something we more desk-bound reporters-turned-repor... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, August 14, 2014 11:16AM CDT
Friday, July 25, 2014 6:07PM CDT
DTN Market Headlines
Corn is higher at 6 a.m. (CT); soybeans are higher; wheat is higher.
Lean hog contracts should open solidly lower, checked by renewed signs of struggling product demand and profit taking. Live and feeder futures seem set to begin moderately lower thanks to follow-through selling and pre-cash positioning.
 
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