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Katie Micik – Markets Editor
U.S. River Levels Improving

OMAHA (DTN) -- Water levels on the nation's major rivers are slowly beginning to fall, resulting in better conditions for barge traffic, according to reports. [Read and Comment on Full Blog]

Posted at 4:59PM Mon May 4, 2015 CDT
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 2:00AM CDT

In the never-ending battle of farm credit versus bankers, it's 42-1 in Washington right now -- at least in the letter-writing department.

Monday, May 4, 2015 2:15PM CDT
Friday, May 1, 2015 6:53PM CDT
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 9:25PM CDT

The first signs of financial stress are hitting the Farm Belt, as DTN's Elizabeth Williams reported this week (see "Credit Begins to Crack" on the... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:35PM CDT
Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:06PM CDT
DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Monday, May 4, 2015 3:43PM CDT

We've seen and heard of a rapid pace of corn and soybean planting in the northwestern Corn Belt this season. Many producers are at least finished with their... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 3:17PM CDT
Friday, April 24, 2015 7:46PM CDT
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 7:26PM CDT

Ethanol futures prices, which are trading at the highest levels since December 2014, are still holding a significant discount to the RBOB gasoline price, wh... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 7:21PM CDT
Monday, May 4, 2015 6:35PM CDT
DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Monday, May 4, 2015 11:20AM CDT

PALMYRA, Ill. (DTN) -- I grew up in corn and soybean country, but wheat was my favorite crop. It still is. That rich green blanket that breaks up sameness o... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, May 1, 2015 9:52PM CDT
Friday, April 24, 2015 9:30PM CDT
Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Thursday, April 30, 2015 4:50PM CDT

A couple of weeks ago, my colleague Russ Quinn wrote in this column about a souped-up Valtra tractor in Finland that set a speed record of 80 mph ... in the... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:56PM CDT
Friday, April 17, 2015 2:45PM CDT
Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Friday, May 1, 2015 10:04PM CDT

Every small business with a fighting chance knows the critical value of cross-training. From the CEO to the janitor, all employees are required to wear mult... [Read Full Blog]

Friday, April 10, 2015 8:46PM CDT
Thursday, April 2, 2015 9:09PM CDT
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