The latest run of the U.S. Drought Monitor shows expanding D1, or moderate
drought, conditions across the Eastern Corn Belt, while rainy weather in the
Southern Plains led to notable improvements.
BUS Drought Expands in Early June
A five-year survey looking at land ownership trends in Iowa shows how land
demographics and ownership are shifting. It shows that more land is rented by a
mix of aging landowners. Buyers of farmland also are still mainly other local
BKey Takeaways on Iowa Landownership
DTN Contributing Analyst Philip Shaw looks at the smoke and dryness
affecting Canada and U.S. and gives his view on what he thinks USDA will do
with its report on Friday.
=^Under the Agridome
What to expect Friday, June 9, when USDA issues its World Agricultural
Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.
FUSDA Reports Preview
The corn market has gained around 40 cents from mid-May to early June 2023
as dry and hot conditions gripped large swaths of the Midwest. Yet analysts say
this price move looks more like a weather scare than a long-term change in
4^Corn Market Rallies on Weather Fears
A cold front sweeping through the Canadian Prairies on Thursday will move into the Northern Plains on Friday with the promise of more widespread showers and thunderstorms for that region. » More DTN Weather Commentary
Posted at 12:34PM Thu Jun 8, 2023 CDT
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Engineers working on behalf of a number of seed companies in the environmental cleanup of a shuttered Nebraska ethanol plant explore the possibility of moving 115,000 tons of old wet distillers grains to area landfills.