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Most agriculture groups on Thursday expressed strong support for President-elect Donald Trump's selection of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to head USDA. (DTN file photo by Nick Scalise)
Ag Embraces Perdue
1/19/2017 | 12:43 PM CST
After a drawn-out selection process, President-elect Donald Trump tapped former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to run USDA. Perdue also is a founding partner of a grain merchandising company in Georgia and South Carolina. (Courtesy photo)
Perdue Pegged as USDA Chief
1/19/2017 | 8:49 AM CST
Review "near misses" so you can prevent serious accidents and injuries later. (Photo courtesy of NASA)
Ag's HR Coach
1/19/2017 | 9:24 AM CST
USDA has made several changes to organic programs in just the last few weeks. This sign was just outside an organic soybean field in Iowa last summer. (DTN photo by Chris Clayton)
Organic Industry Transition
1/18/2017 | 3:15 PM CST
  1. Ag Secretary Nominee's Industry Background Lauded

  2. Nation's Farmers Find a Common Enemy in Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

  3. Trump: Former Georgia Governor 'Will Accomplish Great Things'

  4. Build a Safety-First Farm Culture

  5. USDA Makes Changes to Organic Programs as Industry Grows

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Canada Markets

March canola flashed a bullish outside-day trading bar on Jan. 12, while has gained $15.20/metric ton so far this week. Resistance on the daily chart is found at $518/mt, the 50% retracement of the move from the November high to the January low, along with the 50-day moving average at $518.30/mt. The second study points to momentum indicators pointing higher and the potential for the move to be extended, while the third study is the March/May spread which points to a neutral response by commercial traders. (DTN graphic by Nick Scalise)

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