• Urea is currently 5% less expensive compared to a month earlier. Urea had an average price of $321 per ton the second week of July 2017. (DTN Chart)

    DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

    Average retail prices for all eight of the major fertilizers were lower the second week of July 2017 compared to a month earlier, with anhydrous and urea seeing the biggest price declines.

  • Symptoms of dicamba injury have caused states to take a harder line on applications of low volatility dicamba formulations. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Missouri Dicamba Ban Released

    The Missouri Department of Agriculture has released the stop sale, use or removal order on herbicides approved for Xtend trait system.

  • This non-GMO soybean field in Illinois is showing the characteristic puckering and curling associated with exposure to dicamba herbicide. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Tennessee Sets Dicamba Rules

    Dicamba continues to be a hot topic as symptoms begin to show in other states. Weed scientists are skeptical that applicators can meet proposed additional label restrictions.

Crop Perspectives

Ag Weather Forum

NOAA forecast maps for August feature generally above normal temperatures and only climatological "equal chances" on precipitation for the major U.S. crop areas. (NOAA graphic by Nick Scalise)

Production Blog

Soybean producers are divided by issues swirling around herbicide drift. In this field of Illinois soybeans, a test strip of Xtend soybeans (left) withstood the off-target movement of dicamba from a neighboring field, while the sensitive crop was puckered and cupped one-half mile into the field. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

Crop Markets

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3.4682 0.0880
Symbol: NCI.X
Open: 3.4682
Close: 3.4682
Volume: 3
Previous: 3.3802
% Change: 2.6
YTD Change: 0.3147
YTD % Change: 9.98
Low: 3.4682
High: 3.4682
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 7/20/2017 7:00 PM
9.4935 0.1407
Symbol: NSI.X
Open: 9.4935
Close: 9.4935
Volume: 2
Previous: 9.3528
% Change: 1.5
YTD Change: 0.1798
YTD % Change: 1.93
Low: 9.4935
High: 9.4935
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 7/20/2017 7:00 PM
4.7372 0.0177
Symbol: SR.X
Open: 4.7372
Close: 4.7372
Volume: 0
Previous: 4.7195
% Change: 0.38
YTD Change: 1.0880
YTD % Change: 29.81
Low: 4.7372
High: 4.7372
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 7/20/2017 7:00 PM
4.3682 0.0275
Symbol: HW.X
Open: 4.3682
Close: 4.3682
Volume: 0
Previous: 4.3407
% Change: 0.63
YTD Change: 1.1734
YTD % Change: 36.73
Low: 4.3682
High: 4.3682
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 7/20/2017 7:00 PM
7.3747 0.0322
Symbol: SW.X
Open: 7.3747
Close: 7.3747
Volume: 0
Previous: 7.3425
% Change: 0.44
YTD Change: 2.3464
YTD % Change: 46.66
Low: 7.3747
High: 7.3747
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 7/20/2017 7:00 PM
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