|More Soy Needed for China
China plans to increase its imports of soybeans, reaching 110 million metric tons by 2022. The U.S. is optimistic of exporting more soybeans to China to help meet the country's growing demand.
Study: Gas Price Rise Not Due to RINs
A new study by Informa Agribusiness Consulting found that prices of renewable identification numbers, or RINs, have not caused increases in gasoline prices from 2013 to 2017.
US NAFTA Ag Rift
The growing battle over seasonal products is becoming a bigger topic within agriculture over renegotiations with Mexico over NAFTA.
Planting Delayed in Brazil
Brazil's farmers want to expand their soybean acreage, but more rain is needed. Planting has been delayed, or some crops already in the ground may need to be replanted if rain doesn't come soon.
If you think 430 million bushels of soybeans is a comfortable U.S. surplus, you should see Brazil's supplies.
View From the Cab
For View From the Cab farmers Brent and Lisa in Cedar Falls, Iowa, soybean harvest is about one-third done with yields about 6 bushels per acre lower than last year's excellent crop. Meanwhile, in Oklahoma, Zack Rendel was able to harvest 175 acres of soybeans with yields consistently above 40 bpa, which is profitable for him.
Fourth Round of NAFTA Talks Ends
At the conclusion of the fourth round of negotiations on rewriting the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer confirmed the U.S. put forward proposals to make changes to Canada's dairy supply management system and to make it easier for U.S. fruit and vegetable producers to file trade cases due to seasonal Mexican imports that they believe are damaging their industry.
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Half of average retail fertilizer prices were higher and half were lower the second week of October 2017 compared to one month earlier.
Dicamba Use in 2018
EPA's new rules on dicamba use in 2018 have left some farmers confused. Here are four common questions we've heard, along with the answers we found.