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DTN/The Progressive Farmer announced its 2016 Best Young Farmers and
Ranchers Program honorees at the Ag Summit in Chicago Tuesday.
See . FBest Young Farmers, Ranchers...
A pair of top loan officers from AgStar Financial Services and Rabo
AgriFinance teamed up to offer some insights for farmers at the DTN/The
Progressive Farmer Ag Summit in Chicago. The loan officers said farmer
producers need to move forward understanding they are likely in a prolonged
cycle of lower prices.
See DTN Ag News. BManaging the Cycle...
Tom Scott, CEO of Informa Economics, spoke Monday at the DTN/The
Progressive Farmer Ag Summit in Chicago about overall economic trends in the
U.S. and some concerns over the horizon with China as a major trading partner
See DTN Ag News. :^Eyes on Economic Trends...
Buy low, sell high is only good advice if we know how to define it.
See DTN Ag News. BTodd's Take...
A growing world population and less arable land are leading to more
potash being used to help produce more food.
See DTN Ag News. 4^Global Fertilizer Outlook - 3...
March corn closed up 1 1/4 cents, helped by USDA's report that South Korea
bought 10.9 million bushels (276,000 metric tons) of U.S. corn for 2016-17.
USDA later followed with news that U.S. exports of ethanol totaled 131.6
million gallons in October, up 88% from a year ago and the biggest monthly
total in five years, thanks to Brazil and Canada. No matter how you look at it,
demand for corn has been bullish this season and is helping to keep prices
sideways after this fall's record harvest. Another bullish clue is also coming
from December corn where 7,837 contracts were still open early Tuesday and
there have been no deliveries yet. December grain contracts are set to expire
on Dec. 14 and any shorts not owning corn may soon find themselves in a bind
trying to cover their positions. March corn has shaken off last week's attempt
at a new low and continues to trade sideways with support from this season's
higher exports. DTN's National Corn Index closed at $3.16 Monday, priced 43
cents below the March contract and at its highest price in four months. In
outside markets, the U.S. dollar index is up 0.42, recapturing much of Monday's