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Demand for U.S. corn and soybean supplies has to stay strong if either market wants to stave off likely harvest pressure from what is expected to be record production. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer file photo by Jim Patrico)
USDA Reports Review
9/30/2016 | 4:28 PM CDT
In less than a week, both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate passed H.R. 5883, the Technical and Clarifying Amendments to the Packers and Stockyards Act of 2016. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo)
Changing History
9/30/2016 | 11:19 AM CDT
Because federal crop insurance adjusts to current commodity prices, coverage for a typical dryland Kansas corn grower could tumble from $678 per acre in 2013 to $448 per acre in 2017, KSU's Allen Featherstone estimates. (Graph courtesy KSU)
Farm Risk Exposure Grows
9/29/2016 | 2:33 PM CDT
A Minnesota mandate requiring increasing biodiesel blends has been allowed to stand by a federal judge. (File photo courtesy of the Renewable Energy Group)
Minnesota Biodiesel Mandate Stands
9/30/2016 | 1:49 PM CDT
  1. A Sigh of Relief

  2. Update to Packers and Stockyards Act Passes Congress

  3. Corn, Soybean Stocks Reflect Strong Fourth-Quarter Demand

  4. Ag's Incredible Shrinking Safety Net

  5. Minnesota Set to Require B20 Blends in 2018

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The U.S. forecast model (and others) have Pacific Ocean temperatures at a very weak La Nina level through late winter, and then actually warming through next spring and summer. (NOAA graphic by Scott Kemper)

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