Our 2021 View From the Cab participant raises crops, cows and kids on his
great-grandparents' Texas homestead.
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The price gains seen for corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, canola, oats and
any other plantable commodity this spring are part of a broader phenomenon
inflating most other commodity sectors at the same time.
CME Group's open-outcry trading pits, which had been losing popularity
amid the rise in electronic trading, won't reopen after being closed to prevent
the spread of COVID-19 last March.
:^Open-Outcry Trade Falls Silent
Retail fertilizer prices inched upward compared to last month, a potential
sign that months of rapid increases have come to an end.
1^DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
EPA Administrator Michael Regan, along with Agriculture Secretary Tom
Vilsack, toured the Lincolnway Energy ethanol plant near Nevada, Iowa, and
hosted a roundtable discussion with producers. Ethanol producers made the case
that the Biden administration shouldn't put all of its stock in electric
vehicles. Regan also later visited a Superfund site in downtown Des Moines.
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