Top News Stories

A 2015 USDA study looked at health insurance by different commodities. Dairy farmers stood out as the group least likely to have coverage. The failure of the health reform bill last week in Congress means farmers and other small businesses will continue to struggle with issues such as annual premium increases. (Graphic courtesy of USDA)
Insurance Problems Remain
3/27/2017 | 2:45 PM CDT
A spring wheat field ready for harvest in fall 2016 near Gettysburg, South Dakota. (Photo courtesy Tom Luken, Onida, South Dakota)
Cash Market Moves
3/27/2017 | 10:26 AM CDT
Clover roots with nodules formed by nitrogen-fixing bacteria show companion fungi mycelium (hairlike structures) surrounding the nodules. (Photo courtesy of Kristine Nichols, Rodale Institute)
Underground Movement - 17
3/27/2017 | 7:15 AM CDT
There's a lot of management that goes into managing high-quality hay. (DTN photo by Jim Patrico)
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
3/27/2017 | 7:03 AM CDT
  1. Dow-DuPont Merger Gains EU Approval, ChemChina-Syngenta Pending

  2. Farmers Still Face Problems Reining in Premium Costs

  3. Spring Wheat, Durum Losing Ground

  4. Put Fungi to Work for You

  5. Marketing Quality Hay Can Be Tough

DTN 360 Poll

The DTN 360 Poll is not available at this time.


We've detected that you are using an unsupported browser. Not all features of DTN / The Progressive Farmer may function as expected.

Recommended Browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 10 or above
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • iPad 2 or above
  • iPhone 4 or above
Join the community! Registration is FREE. As a member of the DTNPF online community you can contribute to discussions, save your settings, get exclusive email alerts and access to special online sections, and read e-newsletters.

Please correct the following errors and try again:

e.g. 68114 (US) or Y0B 1G0 (Canada)
e.g., 402-390-2328
8-32 characters, include one number (0-9) and one letter (a-z)
By clicking Create Account, you agree to our Terms of Service
Telvent DTN, LLC • 9110 West Dodge Road • Omaha, NE 68114