Crops

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  • The retail price of anhydrous is 17% higher compared to last year, but its price is a bit lower than last month. (DTN graphic)

    DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

    Half of the eight major fertilizers' prices were higher, compared to last month. Farmers are reporting there have been some issues with supply as many people are attempting to apply anhydrous.

  • The EPA granted registration for a new dicamba premix in time for spraying this season. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    New Dicamba Premix

    The new dicamba herbicide from Syngenta offers a combination punch in the field, but needs to be used earlier in the season.

  • If the winds blow just right, you may have this black cutworm visitor in your fields before you know it. (Photo courtesy of the University of Wisconsin)

    The Pest Post

    Effective management of black cutworm requires diligence. There are typically three generations of black cutworm each year, though this varies depending on latitude.

  • Despite some supply issues in parts of the Corn Belt, the average retail price of anhydrous was down $4 to $592 the second week of April 2019 from $596 the second week of March. (DTN chart)

    DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

    Though fertilizer applications have begun to ramp up in some areas of the Corn Belt, average retail prices saw only small moves in either direction the second week of April 2019.

Crop Markets

Description Last Chg More
NATIONAL CORN INDEX [ 0 ]
3.2807 0.0145
Symbol: NCI.X
Open: 3.2807
Close: 3.2807
Volume: 3
Previous: 3.2662
% Change: 0.44
YTD Change: -0.1376
YTD % Change: -4.03
Low: 3.2807
High: 3.2807
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 4/25/2019 7:00 PM
NATIONAL SOYBEAN INDEX [ 0 ]
7.7957 0.0444
Symbol: NSI.X
Open: 7.7957
Close: 7.7957
Volume: 2
Previous: 7.7513
% Change: 0.57
YTD Change: -0.2142
YTD % Change: -2.67
Low: 7.7957
High: 7.7957
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 4/25/2019 7:00 PM
SRW WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
4.1181 0.0239
Symbol: SR.X
Open: 4.1181
Close: 4.1181
Volume: 0
Previous: 4.0942
% Change: 0.58
YTD Change: -0.6576
YTD % Change: -13.77
Low: 4.1181
High: 4.1181
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 4/25/2019 7:00 PM
HRW WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
3.9288 0.0004
Symbol: HW.X
Open: 3.9288
Close: 3.9288
Volume: 0
Previous: 3.9284
% Change: 0.01
YTD Change: -0.6471
YTD % Change: -14.14
Low: 3.9288
High: 3.9288
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 4/25/2019 7:00 PM
HRS WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
4.7155 0.0186
Symbol: SW.X
Open: 4.7155
Close: 4.7155
Volume: 0
Previous: 4.6969
% Change: 0.4
YTD Change: -0.3422
YTD % Change: -6.77
Low: 4.7155
High: 4.7155
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 4/25/2019 7:00 PM
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