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  • USDA announced companies in 12 states will receive $83 million in grants through the most recent Fertilizer Production Expansion Program, according to a USDA press release. (DTN photo by Chris Clayton)

    USDA Announces New Fertilizer Grants

    USDA announced another round of grants through the Fertilizer Production Expansion Program, awarding $83 million to companies in 12 states. This program provides grants to independent business owners to help them modernize equipment...

  • The average retail price of urea was down 5% from a month ago during the second week of May 2024. The nitrogen fertilizer had an average price of $556 per ton. (DTN chart)

    DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

    For the second week in a row, most fertilizer prices were lower than the previous month. The only fertilizer with a significant move in either direction was urea. The nitrogen fertilizer was 5% lower compared to last month with an average price of $556 per ton.

  • The U.S. International Trade Commission voted on Friday to continue investigating claims by Corteva Agribusiness LLC that 2,4-D producers in China and India are dumping the herbicide on the U.S. market. (DTN file photo)

    US Trade Body Investigates 2,4-D Claim

    The U.S. International Trade Commission voted on Friday to continue investigating whether 2,4-D producers in China and India have been dumping the chemical on the U.S. market after Corteva Agribusiness LLC filed a petition in March.

  • The final wheat head and spikelet counts were made during Day 3 of the Wheat Quality Council's 2024 Hard Winter Wheat Tour. (DTN photo by Jason Jenkins)

    Hard Winter Wheat Tour Final Results

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (DTN) --- The Wheat Quality Council's Hard Winter Wheat Tour concluded Thursday, May 16, in Manhattan, Kansas. After three days, scouting 449 fields across the state and some into neighboring Nebraska and Oklahoma, the total weighted average yield for...

  • The price of urea fertilizer was 5% lower compared to last month, with an average price of $557/ton. (DTN chart)

    DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

    Fertilizer prices were somewhat mixed with five fertilizers lower while three nutrients were slightly higher compared to a month prior. The only fertilizer with a significant move in either direction was urea. The nitrogen fertilizer was 5% lower compared to last month and had...

Crop Markets

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NATIONAL CORN INDEX [ 0 ]
4.4272 0.0036
Symbol: NCI.X
Open: 4.4272
Close:
Volume: 0
Previous: 4.4236
% Change: 0.08
YTD Change: 0.0027
YTD % Change: 0.06
Low: 4.4272
High: 4.4272
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 5/23/2024 11:00 PM
NATIONAL SOYBEAN INDEX [ 0 ]
11.8683 0.0914
Symbol: NSI.X
Open: 11.8683
Close:
Volume: 0
Previous: 11.7769
% Change: 0.78
YTD Change: -0.5494
YTD % Change: -4.42
Low: 11.8683
High: 11.8683
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 5/23/2024 11:00 PM
SRW WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
6.3854 -0.0082
Symbol: SR.X
Open: 6.3854
Close:
Volume: 0
Previous: 6.3936
% Change: -0.13
YTD Change: 0.7574
YTD % Change: 13.46
Low: 6.3854
High: 6.3854
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 5/23/2024 11:00 PM
HRW WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
6.6861 0.1021
Symbol: HW.X
Open: 6.6861
Close:
Volume: 0
Previous: 6.584
% Change: 1.55
YTD Change: 0.8408
YTD % Change: 14.38
Low: 6.6861
High: 6.6861
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 5/23/2024 11:00 PM
HRS WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
7.1628 0.0797
Symbol: SW.X
Open: 7.1628
Close:
Volume: 0
Previous: 7.0831
% Change: 1.13
YTD Change: 0.2315
YTD % Change: 3.34
Low: 7.1628
High: 7.1628
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 5/23/2024 11:00 PM
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