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The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)


The Soybean (F20-K20) calendar spread has profited 14 of the last 15 years (full story)


David Bennett, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Hurricane Barry’s […] (full story)


The Corn (U19-H20) scalendar spread has profited 14 of the last 15 years (full story)


Pam Caraway, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Southeast Cotton, sponsored by the Southern Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Bollworm moth […] (full story)


The Virginia Ag Expo is the largest agricultural field day held in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As an educational, marketing and social event, farmers and agribusiness look forward to the […] (full story)


Corn futures closed Thursday with the front months 10 to 11 1/2 cents lower. This morning’s weekly Export Sales report showed just 200,009 MT of old crop corn bookings in the week that ended on July 11. That was down 68.8% from the same week in 201... (full story)


Live cattle futures were down 50 to 75 cents in most nearby contracts on Thursday. Feeder cattle futures were down $1.15 to $1.35, ignoring losses in corn. The biannual Cattle Inventory will be released Friday afternoon. The dairy cow herd is expecte... (full story)


Cotton futures were down 65 to 101 points in the front months on Thursday. This morning’s Export Sales report indicated that 54,034 RB of 18/19 upland cotton was sold in the week that ended on July 11. That was more than 4 times the same week last ... (full story)


Lean Hog futures were lower in most contracts on Thursday, with August up 15 cents. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 17 cents from the previous day on July 16 @ $70.79. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up another 12 cents in the Thursday PM report... (full story)


Corn futures closed Thursday with the front months 10 to 11 1/2 cents lower. This morning’s weekly Export Sales report showed just 200,009 MT of old crop corn bookings in the week that ended on July 11. That was down 68.8% from the same week in 201... (full story)


Wheat futures settled with 2 to 12 cent losses in most contracts, as CBT was the weakest and MPLS the firmest. Weakness in corn pressured the market, with the nearby KC wheat-corn spread at 8 1/4 cents. The weekly Export Sales report from FAS indicat... (full story)


Soybean futures ended the Thursday session with the nearby contracts 1 to 2 cents lower. August soybean meal was down 50 cents/ton, with soy oil 4 points lower. Old crop soybean sales totaled 127,890 MT during the week of July 11. That was a 10-week... (full story)


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We want to examine some of the financial issues facing farmers in a year with widespread flooding, fields that won’t dry out, and prevented planting, all taking place in the […] (full story)


During about the second or third week in June, many Howard walnut trees experienced nut drop of perhaps as many as 100 nuts per tree, with many trees losing no […] (full story)


The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer Panhandle District QuickBooks Pro Desktop Short Courses on Aug. 21-22 in Amarillo and Sept. 11-12 in Lubbock. The two-day trainings will run […] (full story)


Hurricane Barry had a minimal effect on Louisiana croplands, but its aftermath left a narrow strip of flooding rain that will cause damage. Some soybeans were flooded, and rice was […] (full story)


A Winfield United agronomist says the corn crop in Ohio is experiencing nutrient deficiencies. Ohio-based Joe Rickard says wet conditions have caused higher than normal deficiencies in boron.   “All the growers have noticed it’s been wet,... (full story)


Jim Sutter, CEO of the U.S. Soy Export Council The CEO of the U.S. Soy Export Council (USSEC), Jim Sutter, says they’re working to replace lost export sales to China by focusing on other markets. “We’re working with customers who have been... (full story)


The Dollar is slipping sharply after NY Fed President Williams comments about acting preemptively. This has lifted currencies against the Dollar, lets take a look at the tradable levels for the Dollar Index, Euro, Yen, Aussie and Canadian. (full story)


FFT Hosts USMCA Roundtable with Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) On Monday, July 22, 2019, Farmers for Free Trade (FFT) is holding a roundtable with Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) in Pasco, Washington. The event is being hosted by Tri-Cities Grain... (full story)


Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange continued their rally and closed mostly higher Thursday while cash trade was mixed. July Class III milk futures up 11 cents at $17.42.  August up two cents at $17.67.  September up three... (full story)


Michigan’s governor says she wanted to build a budget around prioritizing agriculture in the state which is why she’s calling for increased infrastructure funding. While meeting with ag leaders in Lenawee County Thursday, Gretchen Whitmer told... (full story)


U.S. Senator Roy Blunt called for the passage of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement Thursday on the Senate floor. The Missouri Republican says the USMCA is an improvement over NAFTA and a strong Mexico and a strong Canada are good for the U.S.,... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures ended the day lower on position squaring ahead of Friday’s Cattle on Feed Report and the steady to slightly lower cash trade.  Feeder cattle futures were lower on the same factors with... (full story)


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Brownfield’s Cyndi Young and Shannon Yokley will be on the ground at the Bayer Jerseyville, Illinois Agronomy Center as Executives from Bayer will welcome media to its Jerseyville Agronomy Center for an update on the crop science business and... (full story)


Missouri Governor Mike Parson has signed an executive order establishing a state Flood Recovery Advisory Group. The advisory group will provide input on flood recovery priorities and assess the state’s current levee system. It will include members... (full story)


IS THE GRAIN MOVE OVER WITH? In my July 2 newsletter I asked that question about the corn because it was having a correction more extreme than any previous since corn bottomed in Mid-May.I pointed out the technical damage corn had inflicted...... (full story)


A central Illinois farmer says this is a trial year for hemp production and he is learning from it. “It’s not all about the profit this year, it is more about the learning this year.” Jacob Wade from McLean, Illinois tells Brownfield delayed... (full story)


A Spring Rally into Summer Only to Get Crushed in July - This Is Not Unusual (full story)


Sep. corn closed at $4.24 and 1/2, down 11 and 1/2 cents Aug. soybeans closed at $8.81 and 1/4, down 1 and 1/4 cents Aug. soybean meal closed at $307.00, down 50 cents Aug. soybean oil closed at 27.64, down 4 points Sep. wheat closed at $4.93 and... (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 18-JUL-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


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Soybeans were modestly lower on fund and technical selling, following an up and down session. The trade stalemate continues with China as Beijing didn’t buy any U.S. soybeans last week. China is reportedly delaying some purchases of soybeans, even... (full story)


A southwest Indiana farmer is learning to juggle the roles of being both a family member and a co-worker at the 2019 Family Farms Conference. Emily Cooper of Fort Branch, Indiana says recognizing that each of her family members is also a team... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 18-JUL-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


RA_GR115 WEEKLY GRAIN SUMMARY FEDERAL-STATE MARKET NEWS SERVICE Raleigh, North Carolina July 12, 2019-July 18, 2019 Bids to Producers For Grain Delivered In Bulk To Elevators, Feed Mills & Processors as of 4:00 PM Daily WEEKLY TRENDS: Corn prices were mostly 8 cents lower. ... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 18-JUL-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 18-JUL-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: SAN FRANCISCO JUL 18 2019 DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS AND IMPORTS OF ORNAMENTAL CROPS FOR JUL 17 2019 ... (full story)


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