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North Dakota farmer Chris Johnson said a C corporation made sense in the early 1990s, but he's planned the shift away carefully to avoid heavy tax bills. (DTN file photo from 2010)
Posted by Elizabeth Williams

Farmers say changes in tax laws turned their once-beneficial C corporations upside down, and now they're getting out. But without careful planning and expertise, converting to an S corporation or other structure can result in a hefty tax bill.

World & Policy


Shares dropped Tuesday in Asia after selling of several Big Tech companies pulled U.S. benchmarks lower.

Farm Life

Efforts are underway to expand COVID-19 vaccinations in rural areas. (Photo by Lisa Ferdinando, Department of Defense)
Posted by Todd Neeley

As the federal government focuses on expanding COVID-19 vaccinations in rural areas, attitudes of rural dwellers appear to be shifting.

What DTN Is Watching

There are no official reports on Tuesday's docket, but traders will be watching the latest weather forecasts and any for any news of export sales or grain imports into the U.S.


Light to moderate rain is in store for much of the Southern Plains through the Delta Tuesday. The rain offers moisture benefit for wheat and cotton. Some flash flooding is also likely in the lower Delta. Other crop areas will be dry with frost and freeze potential early morning in the northern Midwest.