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Missouri growers will have to park sprayers if they are loaded with dicamba after certain spray dates. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)
Posted by Pam Smith

A special label will alter the dates of dicamba application for Missouri farmers and varies depending on where they live in the state.


Thanks to advice from his consulting forester Ralph Jowett (left), Scott Stephens lets his cows and calves graze under the pines on wire grass. He sells his coastal bermudagrass hay to horse owners. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Karl Wolfshohl)

Florida rancher cultivates an alternate source of late-winter forage.

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Business & Inputs

Strong job candidates don't necessarily have to come with a farming background as long as transferable skills are present. (DTN/Progressive Farmer file photo by Jim Patrico)
Posted by Lori Culler

Asking a job candidate the right questions can help you understand how they think, what they enjoy and what their motivations are.

Equipment & Tech

AGCO head Martin Richenhagen (left) told a conference at Agritechnica that Africa can become a breadbasket for the world. Gerd Muller, German federal minister for economic cooperation and development, is at right. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)
Posted by Jim Patrico

A panel of German government, academic and industry experts at Agritechnica discussed why the explosion of modern technologies still has not solved the riddle of widespread food insecurity.

World & Policy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to change the effective date of the 2015 waters of the United States rule to allow for a complete rewrite. (DTN/Progressive Farmer file photo by Jim Patrico)
Posted by Todd Neeley

To prevent the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule from ever taking effect, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced a change to the rule's effective date. The proposal would give the agency time to rewrite the rule.

Farm Life

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What DTN Is Watching


Friday could be a recovery day in the grain and oilseed complex following a week of generally lower prices. Some support could come from the rest of the commodity complex in general, while the U.S. dollar index is lower early. Financial markets have October housing starts and building permits on the docket.


Windy with light rain developing in the western Midwest Friday with heavier rains likely in the eastern Midwest Friday night and Saturday. Wet weather will continue to cause problems for the final harvest effort in the eastern Midwest during this period. Drier elsewhere in key U.S. and Canada growing areas Friday.

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