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The 2018 farm bill heads to President Donald Trump's desk after two strong votes in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate over the past two days to finalize the legislation. (DTN photo illustration)
Farm Bill Heads to President's Desk
12/12/2018 | 5:02 PM CST
Dicamba applications will differ state to state again next year, as state regulators race to add new restrictions to the federal labels released in October. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)
Dicamba Rules Vary by State
12/12/2018 | 11:30 AM CST
According to China market rumors, the Chinese government had given permission to Sinograin, China's national strategic grain reserve company, to buy 3 mmt of U.S. soybeans, and to COFCO, China's largest state-owned grain import and export company, to buy another 2 mmt. (DTN photo illustration)
Soybean Market Waits for Chinese Buyers
12/12/2018 | 4:36 PM CST
U.S. demand for potash in 2017 increased to record levels and 2018 has been on course for a repeat. What is driving potash demand in the U.S. is increased corn and soybean applications of the nutrient. (Chart courtesy of Humphrey Knight, CRU International Ltd.)
Global Fertilizer Outlook - 3
12/12/2018 | 5:53 AM CST
The average retail price for anhydrous increased $7/ton from last month, coming in at $524. It's 24% more expensive than last year. (DTN chart)
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
12/12/2018 | 10:57 AM CST
  1. Legislation Ensures Some Certainty and Stability for Commodity Producers

  2. Another Patchwork of State Dicamba Rules Emerging for 2019

  3. China Reportedly Buys 18.4 MB of US Soy; Timing, Amount of Further Purchases Unclear

  4. Potash -- More Supply Than Demand?

  5. Prices for Majority of Fertilizers Still Higher

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