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Ag Headline News

  • 07/21/2017 | Aid Boosts for Cotton, Dairy The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday voted unanimously to advance a funding bill for USDA that would boost farm programs for both cotton and dairy producers.
  • 07/21/2017 | Worm Rebellion Continues Southern growers should be prepared to scout and spray most varieties of Bt cotton, including Bollgard II, WideStrike and TwinLink.
  • 07/21/2017 | Spring Wheat Tour Preview Low yields and fewer acres are expected as scouts fan out across the Northern Plains next week to examine the spring wheat and durum crop.
  • 07/20/2017 | Kub's Den During the time when any nation state thrived, it was only possible because of grain, such as wheat, which was an easily taxable product.
  • 07/20/2017 | China to Import More US Soy China bought the equivalent of the entire production of the state of Iowa, according to some reports.
  • 07/20/2017 | DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends Average retail prices for all eight of the major fertilizers were lower the second week of July 2017 compared to a month earlier, with anhydrous and urea seeing the biggest price declines.
  • 07/19/2017 | Trump Touts American Products President Donald Trump mentioned farmers several times and pointed out Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at his "Made in America Product Showcase" on Monday.
  • 07/19/2017 | Todd's Take In spite of all the hype of algorithm-based computer trading, noncommercials are looking quite human again this summer.
  • 07/19/2017 | House Budget Cuts Ag $10 Billion House Budget Committee Chairwoman Diane Black, R-Tenn., on Tuesday released a fiscal year 2018 budget proposal that calls for a $10 billion cut in programs under the control of the House Agriculture Committee over 10 years.