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Many farmers have had liability insurance claims denied over dicamba
injury, after companies concluded the products were to blame. Know what your
policy covers in 2018.
See DTN Ag News. BDicamba: Who's Liable?...
After a flurry of opposition to proposed changes to the Renewable
Fuel Standard, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt
tried to calm the waters by changing course.
See DTN Ag News. BEPA Backs off RFS Changes...
Private forecasts for 2017-18 winter run colder than the public
See DTN Ag News. =^Mixed View of Winter...
A lawsuit by CHS Capital LLC that claimed an 80,000-acre Michigan
farm defaulted on $145.3 million in loans is coming to a close.
See DTN Ag News. BBoersen Farms Case Nears End...
The specialty soybeans can bring in much-needed premiums
you can link up with a processor and segregate them carefully.
See DTN Ag News. 4^Oil Your Wallet...
10/20/2017 Topics at DTN/The Progressive Farmer Ag Summit
Market Weather Outlook
10/20/2017 Brazil Rain Questions Friday
Midday Hot Sheet
10/20/2017 Grains Weak Friday
Closing Market Comment
10/20/2017 Grains Slump Friday
DTN Closing Corn Comments
Darin Newsom DTN Sr Analyst
December corn closed down 4 1/2 cents Friday and was down 8 1/4 cents on the
week, ending within a tick of its August low. Even though this is the time of
year when prices typically start to make a seasonal turn higher, corn has
struggled to rise above its lows and anecdotes of higher-than-expected yields
around the Midwest are likely the source of those problems. On the demand side,
the export pace has been slow, but more sales were announced this week. Early
Friday, USDA said 4.9 million bushels (125,000 mt) of U.S. corn sold to unknown
destinations and 4.7 million bushels (120,000 mt) sold to Spain, both for
2017-18. All sales are welcome, but we can't fool ourselves that this fall's
corn piles are going to disappear anytime soon. Technically, the trend in corn
is still sideways, but vulnerable to new lows until we get farther past
harvest. DTN's National Corn Index closed at $3.05 Thursday, priced 44 cents
below the December contract and still holding above its August low. In outside
markets, the December U.S. dollar index is up 0.48 after the U.S. Senate
approved a budget plan and with many still guessing which candidate President
Trump will select as the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve.