Cash Corn Market Rallies
Friday, June 14, 2019 11:53AM CDT
The DTN National Corn Index, which computes a national average cash price based on information from thousands of elevators, settled at its highest level in five years as wet weather casts a cloud over production potential.
DTN Fertilizer Outlook
Friday, June 14, 2019 8:01AM CDT
Wet fields, delayed planting, and how many corn acres are lost this year because of challenging weather and field conditions are influencing domestic demand of some fertilizers. The global ammonia price level is starting to hurt some production spots but, so far, no major cutbacks in output are seen.
Pests of the Week
Friday, June 14, 2019 6:34AM CDT
Some early-season caterpillars and slugs are out and feasting on small, late-planted corn and soybean fields.
Illinois Dicamba Rule Change
Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:24PM CDT
The Illinois Department of Agriculture has agreed to move its cutoff date for over-the-top dicamba applications from June 30 to July 15 for June-planted soybean fields. Other states are under pressure to do the same, including Minnesota and South Dakota.