The Southern Plains, southern Midwest and points east will get some rain Saturday. To the north and northwest, areas of the Plains and Prairies will see a mix of rain and snow Saturday night. » More DTN Weather Commentary
The bin doors are closing on this year's corn crop and probably won't open again until spring. DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom explains some of the things farmers should be watching for in the meantime.
Since commodity prices and distillers grain prices are falling at a faster rate than alfalfa and forage prices, beef producers may be able to lower winter ration costs by replacing hay with corn and corn co-products.
Temperatures as low as 23 degrees Fahrenheit this week threatened View From the Cab farmer Jamie Harris' broccoli crop in the Florida Panhandle. The cold also created some challenges for Karen Johnson's family in western Iowa as they tended to livestock.