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A second tranche of Market Facilitation Program payments are expected in the mail before Thanksgiving. (DTN file photo)
Posted by Todd Neeley

Farmers can expect to see another round of Market Facilitation Program payments in the mail before Thanksgiving.

World & Policy


U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading Monday as investors assessed mixed signals from the latest round of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China.

Farm Life

Liquidity and farm income topped the ABA/Farmer Mac survey of bankers' worries. Uncertainties about trade and weather climbed up the list, while more traditional concerns, like rental rates and labor, slipped lower. (Chart courtesy of ABA)
Posted by Katie Dehlinger

Bankers Worry About Liquidity as Farmers Adjust to Lean Times Agricultural lenders say they're growing more concerned about working capital on the farm as profit margins continue to be squeezed. They're also hearing more from their customers about...

What DTN Is Watching


A typical Monday schedule is in store with traders catching up on the latest weather forecasts for North and South America and any comments about trade that might have happened over the weekend. USDA's weekly report of grain export inspections is set for 10 a.m. CST, followed by the Crop Progress report at 3 p.m.


Monday features light rain in the northern Plains, causing some harvest delays. Other primary crop areas will be dry. Temperatures will have a wide range from below normal in the Midwest to much above normal in the southwestern Plains.