Crops

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  • As part of the Arkansas Discover Farm program, Steve Stevens monitors water quality runoff, which helps him limit nutrient and soil loss. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Charles Johnson)

    Listen to the Land - 10

    Arkansas farmer ups water conservation and soil saving to cut costs and boost yields.

  • Brian Martin's work to improve his family farm's soils is paying off. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Listen to the Land - 9

    Young farmer Brian Martin doesn't believe he has to settle for the soils his family has farmed for three generations.

  • Anhydrous prices were slightly higher than last month at retailers DTN tracks. However a fertilizer price prediction model out of Kansas State University foresees a drop to $557/ton by November. (DTN chart)

    DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

    Average retail prices for five of the fertilizers DTN tracks were slightly lower than last month, while two were slightly higher.

  • Seth (left) and Adam Chappell first began cover-cropping to control Palmer amaranth. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Lisa Buser)

    Listen to the Land - 8

    To make big soil improvements, these brothers had to think small.

  • Termination is only one step in the process of integrating cover crops into a management system. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Cover Crop Planning

    Proper cover crop management requires year-round planning. Here's how to start the process.

Crop Perspectives

Ag Weather Forum

All major river systems in the central U.S. have moderate to major long-term flood risk for 2019 -- an indication of very wet ground. (NOAA/USGS graphic)

Crop Markets

Description Last Chg More
NATIONAL CORN INDEX [ 0 ]
3.4343 0.0007
Symbol: NCI.X
Open: 3.4343
Close: 3.4343
Volume: 3
Previous: 3.4336
% Change: 0.02
YTD Change: 0.0160
YTD % Change: 0.47
Low: 3.4343
High: 3.4343
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 3/19/2019 7:00 PM
NATIONAL SOYBEAN INDEX [ 0 ]
8.1772 -0.0120
Symbol: NSI.X
Open: 8.1772
Close: 8.1772
Volume: 2
Previous: 8.1892
% Change: -0.15
YTD Change: 0.1673
YTD % Change: 2.09
Low: 8.1772
High: 8.1772
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 3/19/2019 7:00 PM
SRW WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
4.3142 0.0106
Symbol: SR.X
Open: 4.3142
Close: 4.3142
Volume: 0
Previous: 4.3036
% Change: 0.25
YTD Change: -0.4615
YTD % Change: -9.66
Low: 4.3142
High: 4.3142
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 3/19/2019 7:00 PM
HRW WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
4.1906 -0.0062
Symbol: HW.X
Open: 4.1906
Close: 4.1906
Volume: 0
Previous: 4.1968
% Change: -0.15
YTD Change: -0.3853
YTD % Change: -8.42
Low: 4.1906
High: 4.1906
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 3/19/2019 7:00 PM
HRS WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
5.3173 0.0487
Symbol: SW.X
Open: 5.3173
Close: 5.3173
Volume: 0
Previous: 5.2686
% Change: 0.92
YTD Change: 0.2596
YTD % Change: 5.13
Low: 5.3173
High: 5.3173
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 3/19/2019 7:00 PM
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