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Drought-damaged wheat heads like these in Logan County, North Dakota, were a common sight on the three-day Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour this year. (Photo courtesy Kevin Ernst of Chiodo Commodities)
Spring Wheat Tour Final
7/27/2017 | 2:18 PM CDT
The SpeedTube is the heart of a tentative deal between Precision Planting and AGCO. Other components of the deal included SeedSense monitors, vSet meters, vDrive electric motors and DeltaForce automatic downforce controllers. (Photo courtesy of Precision Planting)
AGCO to Buy Precision Planting
7/27/2017 | 2:10 PM CDT
In the future, perhaps Alexa can help steer cattle sales in the right direction. (Horns by lorenkerns, CC BY 2.0; Victory Gateway at Upper Los Virgenes by Cbl62, CC BY-SA 3.0; Amazon images courtesy Amazon; DTN illustration by Nick Scalise)
The Market's Fine Print
7/27/2017 | 6:31 AM CDT
Scouts encountered many signs of severe drought in spring wheat fields Wednesday, such as this crack, as the wheat tour ventured into northwestern and central North Dakota. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Ernst, Chiodo Commodities)
Spring Wheat Tour Day 2
7/26/2017 | 8:54 PM CDT
With an average retail price of $229 per ton the third week of July 2017, UAN28 is 6% less expensive compared to the previous month. (DTN chart)
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
7/26/2017 | 1:05 PM CDT
  1. 2017 Wheat Tour Concludes with Overall Yield of 38.4 BPA

  2. Acquisition Gives AGCO Access to High-Speed Planting Technologies

  3. "Alexa, Buy Feedlots"

  4. Day 2 of Tour Pegs Spring Wheat and Durum at 35.7 BPA

  5. Nitrogen Fertilizer Prices Slip Lower

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Employees at AGCO's Jackson, Minnesota, assembly plant use Google Glass to make operations run more efficiently. (DTN photo by Russ Quinn)

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