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Cold weather has kept farmers from doing planting prep such as tillage, weed control and fertilizer applications this spring. (DTN file photo)
Posted by Emily Unglesbee

Cold and wet weather has stalled fieldwork across much of the country, leaving vital planting prep such as weed control, fertilizer and tillage to the last minute.

Livestock

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Business & Inputs

Cold weather has kept farmers from doing planting prep such as tillage, weed control and fertilizer applications this spring. (DTN file photo)
Posted by Emily Unglesbee

Cold and wet weather has stalled fieldwork across much of the country, leaving vital planting prep such as weed control, fertilizer and tillage to the last minute.

Equipment & Tech

Greasing an implement is one of those jobs that, while at times requiring gymnastic ability, is a task not to be neglected. (DTN/Progressive Farmer file photo)
Posted by Dan Miller

Greases are long lasting and more finely formulated for modern farm equipment. But mixing the wrong greases together can lead to catastrophic failure.

World & Policy

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U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to an early gain and finished mostly lower Monday as technology companies slipped. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note drew closer to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January...

Farm Life

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What DTN Is Watching

Markets

Monday morning means another round of weekly export inspection numbers (for the week ending Thursday, April 19). Traders will keep a close eye on the corn and soybean figures as an indicator of what Thursday's weekly export shipments could be. Other than that, weather remains the focus across the U.S.

Weather

Light to moderate rain is in store from the Ohio Valley through the Southeast Monday. We'll also see light mixed precipitation in the northwestern Plains. Other areas will be dry and mild, improving soil conditions for spring field work. Temperatures will be seasonally warm.

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