NEWS
DTN Daily Feedstuffs Comments
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Thu Aug 21, 2014 01:39 PM CDT

General Comments:

The corn market moved lower as scouts on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour continue to see better-than-average crops with projected yields in most areas above USDA projections. However, even though scouts are seeing strong yields for the most part, the market actually had expected yields may be higher than what they found. Soybean futures were lower as crop scouts found higher pod counts than expected in Indiana on Wednesday. With much of the Midwest looking good so far, plants in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota are suffering from dry conditions and are behind due to late planting. ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
DTN Daily Basis Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
DTN's Grain Quick Takes
USDA Reports Corn Sale
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments
DTN Plains, Prairies Closing Comments
Fundamentally Speaking
Exporters Report Soybean, Corn Sales
Weekly Grain Exports Mixed
DTN Plains & Prairies Opening Comments