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  • Paved or gravel roads and certain crop fields, such as corn, can serve as part of the required downwind buffers between Xtend soybean and cotton fields and sensitive areas. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Dicamba Decisions - 5

    Applicators alone shoulder legal responsibility for maintaining complex new buffers and avoiding spray drift with the new dicamba herbicides.

  • UAN28 was 8% higher the third week of February 2017 compared to last month with an average price of $240 per ton. (DTN chart)

    DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

    Average retail fertilizer prices continued to increase the third week of February 2017, marking the fourth week in a row prices have moved higher.

  • DuPont and Pioneer will offer both the Xtend trait and a dicamba herbicide for the 2017 season. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Another Dicamba Registered

    Another dicamba formulation for use with Roundup Ready 2 Xtend crops has been registered in time for the 2017 growing season.

  • Retail urea prices have been on an upswing since reaching a low in mid-Nov. 2016. (DTN graphic)

    DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends

    Retail fertilizer prices for the second week in Feb. 2017 shows that most fertilizers' prices are on the increase. Urea, UAN28 and UAN32 all had significant prices increases compared to a month earlier.

Crop Perspectives

Ag Weather Forum

Mike Palmerino

Crop Markets

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NATIONAL CORN INDEX [ 0 ]
3.2911 -0.0568
Symbol: NCI.X
Open: 3.2911
Close: 3.2911
Volume: 3
Previous: 3.3479
% Change: -1.7
YTD Change: 0.1376
YTD % Change: 4.36
Low: 3.2911
High: 3.2911
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 2/23/2017 7:00 PM
NATIONAL SOYBEAN INDEX [ 0 ]
9.3752 -0.1115
Symbol: NSI.X
Open: 9.3752
Close: 9.3752
Volume: 3
Previous: 9.4867
% Change: -1.18
YTD Change: 0.0615
YTD % Change: 0.66
Low: 9.3752
High: 9.3752
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 2/23/2017 7:00 PM
SRW WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
4.0237 -0.0272
Symbol: SR.X
Open: 4.0237
Close: 4.0237
Volume: 0
Previous: 4.0509
% Change: -0.67
YTD Change: 0.3745
YTD % Change: 10.26
Low: 4.0237
High: 4.0237
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 2/23/2017 7:00 PM
HRW WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
3.6701 0.0010
Symbol: HW.X
Open: 3.6701
Close: 3.6701
Volume: 0
Previous: 3.6691
% Change: 0.03
YTD Change: 0.4753
YTD % Change: 14.88
Low: 3.6701
High: 3.6701
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 2/23/2017 7:00 PM
HRS WHEAT INDEX [ 0 ]
5.1116 0.0158
Symbol: SW.X
Open: 5.1116
Close: 5.1116
Volume: 0
Previous: 5.0958
% Change: 0.31
YTD Change: 0.0833
YTD % Change: 1.66
Low: 5.1116
High: 5.1116
Exchange: DTN
Trade Time: 2/23/2017 7:00 PM

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