Farmers can expect to see another round of Market Facilitation Program payments in the mail before Thanksgiving.
Business & Inputs
Three contest entries broke the 200-bushel barrier this year; the National Wheat Yield Contest also continues to recognize growers who far exceed county averages.
Ethanol inventory in the United States fell for the third time in four weeks, reaching the lowest level in over two years.
According to Thursday's EIA report, U.S. stocks of propane are lower than last week in all major regions of the country.
The Energy Information Administration on Thursday reported natural gas held in U.S. storage increased an about-as-expected 3 billion cubic feet (Bcf) in the week ended Nov. 8 to 3.732 trillion cubic feet (Tcf).
A lawsuit filed in May 2018 challenging EPA's granting of small-refinery exemptions was dismissed by a federal court.
There continues to be doubts about whether Congress will pass an extension of the biodiesel blenders tax credit.
Ag Interest Rate
|DTN Ag Interest Rate Snapshot|
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||2.625||3.125|
|Real Estate *||5.59||5.35|
|Feeder Livestock *||4.80||4.97|
|Farm Machinery *||5.89||5.74|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|