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Legislation Introduced to Extend PTC Deadline

On September 30, the Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee introduced bipartisan legislation to extend the December 31 deadline for U.S. railroads to be compliant with Positive Train Control (PTC) technology. [Read and Comment on Full Blog]

Posted at 4:59PM Mon Oct 5, 2015 CDT
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DTN Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton
DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 3:25PM CDT

Farmers will take a 6.8% cut in their farm-program payments because of federal sequestration rules, according to information from USDA on Wednesday. A state... [Read Full Blog]

Monday, October 5, 2015 10:41PM CDT
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Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Taylor
DTN Executive Editor
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 8:29PM CDT

Prices are in for major 2014 crops, but the verdict on what Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) pays per county remains unsettled. The Farm Service Agency must... [Read Full Blog]

Thursday, September 24, 2015 9:04PM CDT
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DTN Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson
DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thursday, October 8, 2015 4:37PM CDT

Nearly a world away, across the tropical Pacific, warmer-than-average sea-surface temperatures have warmed to levels seen just a few times during the past c... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 7:09PM CDT
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Spot ethanol prices stretched losses in thin early trade Thursday, trading about 2.0 cents lower on the day in Chicago, as the market continues to reel from... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 6:58PM CDT
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DTN Production Blog
Pam Smith
Crops Technology Editor
Monday, October 5, 2015 7:10PM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- The whistle has been blown and there's a time out in Illinois corn fields. A new bacterial leaf disease more common to Nebraska and o... [Read Full Blog]

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:08PM CDT
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Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico
Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Monday, September 28, 2015 6:35PM CDT

Every time there is a downturn, we hear rumors of consolidation, both of farms and the industries that serve them. This cool spell is no different. Rabobank... [Read Full Blog]

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 11:23AM CDT
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Harrington's Sort & Cull
John Harrington
DTN Livestock Analyst
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 6:19PM CDT

The ability and confidence to change your mind in the face of new and compelling evidence is a commendable trait. On the other hand, if your assessment... [Read Full Blog]

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