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This year, farmers in Iowa, Illinois and Indiana have battled a mixed bag of weather conditions with some drought continuing to linger in a few hot spots. You can find an interactive version of this map here: (Map Courtesy of Gro Intelligence)
DTN Digital Yield Tour 2018- IA, IL, IN
8/17/2018 | 4:57 PM CDT
This chart shows how December 2018 corn prices were trading below their year-ago levels from mid-June to late-July. Thursday's higher close put December 2018 corn back above its 2017 price, and that should continue into the new season. (DTN ProphetX chart)
Todd's Take
8/17/2018 | 9:00 AM CDT
Steady land values are propping up equity in farm country, but it's also making it tougher for farmers to negotiate lower rents in 2019. (DTN Photo by Elaine Shein)
Cash Rent Conundrum
8/17/2018 | 12:01 PM CDT
Half the country now comes under jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule. (DTN graphic)
WOTUS Now in Effect in 26 States
8/16/2018 | 5:17 PM CDT
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The DTN Digital Yield Tour is based on state-of-the-art modeling. You can use links in state articles to visit the Gro Intelligence site and look at live yield estimates at the county level. (Map courtesy of Gro Intelligence)

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Most of the central U.S. had near to below-normal temperatures in July, with record warmth in the west and well-above-normal conditions in the south and northeast. (NCEI graphic)

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USDA announced it would borrow $12 billion from the federal Treasury to supply "trade aid" to compensate farmers for market losses due to the tariff issues with various countries. How do you feel about the news?

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