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Changes to the tax code mean it's more beneficial to make a little income and pay some tax each year. Deferred payment contracts for grain sales are one tool that can give you flexibility when making decisions at the end of the year. (DTN/The Progressive file photo by Jonathan Kirshner)
Change Your Tax Mindset - 1
11/19/2018 | 6:11 AM CST
On Nov. 15, the day started out perfectly for harvest in Roslyn, South Dakota. Later in the day, the weather changed from sunny to snowy, chasing farmers out of the fields -- a typical story for many this harvest season. (Photo by Ryan Wagner)
Cash Market Moves
11/19/2018 | 10:29 AM CST
The EPA is required by law to set the new Renewable Fuel Standard volumes by Nov. 30 each year. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer file photo by Jim Patrico)
API: Election Makes RFS Reform Unlikely
11/19/2018 | 12:18 PM CST
The slump in corn prices from late 1998 to 2001 looks remarkably similar to today's corn prices, trading mostly sideways and staying within one standard deviation of volatility (red bands) (DTN ProphetX chart).
Todd's Take
11/16/2018 | 8:22 AM CST
  1. Paying a Little Tax Now Saves Taxes in the Long Run

  2. Harvest 2018 Keeps Going and Going and Going

  3. Concerns Grow Even as Equity, Land Values Hold Up Most Balance Sheets

  4. Biofuel, Petroleum Interests Posture Ahead of EPA's Biofuels Volumes Release

  5. Corn Market Looking Eerily Familiar

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Nearly two years ago, Malaysian palm oil prices hit a high of 3,218 ringgits per metric ton, but it has been all downhill since then with USDA expecting a 4% increase in palm oil production and ending stocks in 2018-19. (DTN ProphetX chart)

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