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The utilization rate of U.S. ethanol plants averaged 93.8% in 2019 through mid-September.

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Oil futures and Brent on the Intercontinental Exchange were trading on either side of Friday's settlement Monday morning, walking back overnight gains after eurozone economic data showed a steep contraction in September, stoking fears of further...

Farm Life

Each week, Scott Wallis and Ashley Andersen report on current field conditions and life on the farm. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith and Nick Scalise)
Posted by Pamela Smith

Harvest is finally getting underway and DTN's View From the Cab farmers are revved up to put this crop in the tank, but moisture remains a concern.

What DTN Is Watching


New weather forecasts for the week will be checked early Monday as will any news from over the weekend, especially if it concerns trade with China. USDA's weekly grain inspections will be released at 10 a.m. CDT, followed by the Crop Progress report at 3 p.m. Percentages of dented and mature corn remain markers of interest for this year's late planted crop.


Monday features a swath of rain from the Southern Plains to the eastern Great Lakes. Dry conditions will be in place elsewhere. Temperatures will be seasonal north and central and hot south.