FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Jerry Gulke DTN Columnist
Mon Nov 4, 2013 11:06 AM CST

Outside markets often have an influence over commodity prices. Currently, propane supply problems are a serious issue in the Northern Plains. Drying costs for corn are said to be 8 cents per bushel per point. Spiraling propane prices are translating into higher costs for commercials and farmers, which could result in sales of corn to be under $3/bu net. Many in this area are storing unsold corn and it is the focus of most corn producers, but particularly so for those with low yields who are in line for an insurance payment. For the most part, the marketplace is not ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Ample Stocks Ahead Drought recovery in many areas has led to higher stocks, brighter production prospects and modera...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Deteriorating profit margins flip the fortunes of big renters and conservative owner-operators. I...
  • Training for Sustainability The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping producers who migrated to the United States fol...
  • Ask the Vet What are these crusty scabs on my cattle?
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
The Market's Fine Print
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock
DTN Early Word Grains
Cash Market Moves
DTN Closing Grain Comments