NEWS
Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Oct 4, 2013 01:00 PM CDT

New-crop corn is $3.69 a bushel as I write this. It's been a long way down from $7.70 a bushel selling off the combine last fall. That was a bit of an illusion but it was sure fun while it lasted. Combine that with a record crop in many parts of Ontario in 2012 and we had the makings of the Disneyland agricultural economy. So slap me if I think $3.69 is a bit of a wake-up call.

For those of you who read my grain market commentary, you will know that much of this is not a surprise. Our ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
Canada Markets Blog
Canada Markets Blog
Canada Markets Blog
Interswitching Criticized
Canada Markets Blog
Canada Markets Blog
Canada Markets Blog
Canada Markets Blog
Canada Markets Blog
Canada Markets Blog