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Business & Inputs


Ethanol stock builds along the East and West Coasts offset draws in the Midwest and Gulf Coast this week to boost ethanol supplies.

World & Policy

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck northern Peru early Sunday, damaging some buildings and blocking several roads with rubble.

Farm Life

Farmers Kellie Blair of Dayton, Iowa, and Ryan Wieck, of Umbarger, Texas, are reporting on crop conditions and agricultural topics throughout the 2021 growing season as part of DTN's View From the Cab series. (DTN photos)
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DTN's View From the Cab farmers reflect on the season and look forward to what comes next on their Iowa and Texas farms.

What DTN Is Watching

USDA's weekly export sales report is due out Friday at 7:30 a.m. CST and is the only official report of the day. Traders will check to see if USDA has an export sale announcement at 8 a.m. U.S. grain and livestock futures markets open at 8:30 a.m. and close early, at 12:05 p.m. Desperate for extra attention, Minneapolis wheat will close 10 minutes later.


A cold front that brought some scattered showers over Thanksgiving to the middle of the country is pushing off to the east on Friday. Some lake-effect snows will continue around the Great Lakes behind the system but most areas will see quieter and dry conditions.