Trading for Water Quality
Fri. Feb 16, 2018 8:02 AM
Working through Kansas State University Extension, Wichita has developed programs over the last several years to reduce atrazine and sediment loads in the Little Arkansas River watershed through incentives for best-management practices.
Crop Tech Corner
Fri. Feb 16, 2018 7:53 AM
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, Minnesota grad students tell Congress that the expensive regulatory process is stifling innovation in GM fuel and fiber crops.
Dicamba Under Scrutiny
Fri. Feb 16, 2018 7:49 AM
The environmental and farmer groups behind the lawsuit claim Monsanto inappropriately influenced EPA's registration of XtendiMax.
Drought Changes Fertility Plans
Thu. Feb 15, 2018 11:17 AM
Dry conditions are forcing Southern Plains producers to rethink their fertilizer application plans this spring.
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Thu. Feb 15, 2018 11:16 AM
Most average retailer fertilizer prices continued their upward trend the first week of February 2018. One area of the country that might see less fertilizer demand this spring due to a shift of acres away from corn to spring wheat is the Northern Plains.
Thu. Feb 15, 2018 11:14 AM
An estimated $9.5 trillion of investment wealth was "created" by the stock market in the two-year rally leading up to this February -- before $3 trillion was "lost" in the recent correction. Commodity markets are affected, too, when investors panic and move their money elsewhere.
The Neonic Lowdown
Wed. Feb 14, 2018 9:43 AM
Some of the documents are open for public comment, and EPA wants to hear from farmers.
White House Wants Ag Cuts
Wed. Feb 14, 2018 6:41 AM
The White House proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019 includes 10-year farm-bill program cuts of $47 billion. The White House also sees $213.5 billion in potential savings from overhauling the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Ethanol Presses EPA on E15
Wed. Feb 14, 2018 6:33 AM
Though Sen. Ted Cruz continues to hold the USDA nomination of Bill Northey, the head of the Renewable Fuels Association said he's not been asked to meet with the senator.