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Moth traps and field reports indicate the beginnings of the bollworm moth flight that could affect both cotton and soybean. Below are my suggestions on deciding if and when to […] (full story)


I am glad folks are paying attention to what is happening in other areas. I had a few calls regarding bollworms this week–mostly in response to the hubbub in Central […] (full story)


NV_LS139 Tennessee Daily Composite Market Report, USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News Reported auction on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Columbia. Receipts: 193 Last Week 286 Last Year 271 Compared to the same sale last week, Columbia: Slaughter cows steady. Slaughter bulls... (full story)


AJ_PY034 Atlanta, GA Fri. Jul 20, 2018 USDA Market News Daily 5-Day Weighted Average Trailer Load Egg Sales... (full story)


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Live cattle futures ended the Thursday session mixed, with nearby Aug a nickel lower and back months higher. Feeder cattle futures were steady to 20 cents higher in the nearby contracts. The CME feeder cattle index was down 28 cents from the previous... (full story)


Wheat futures are mostly 4 to 6 cents higher this morning amid general ag commodity buying. They posted gains of 7 to 9 cents in most contracts on Thursday. The weekly Export Sales report from FAS showed all wheat exports picking back up a bit at 434... (full story)


Soybean futures are currently 5 to 6 cents higher after closing 3 to 4 cents higher in the nearby contracts on Thursday. Nearby soy meal was up 60 cents/ton, with soy oil 24 points lower. The USDA reported that weekly export shipments totaled 605,182... (full story)


Corn futures are trading 2 to 3 cents higher. They saw 2 to 4 cent gains in most contracts on Thursday, closing higher for the fourth consecutive day. The USDA Export Sales report for the week that ended on 7/12 showed shipments of 1.293 MMT. That wa... (full story)


Cotton futures are trading 54 to 70 points lower this morning. They saw losses of 45 to 53 points in the nearby contracts on Thursday. With just over 2 reporting weeks left in the MY, all upland cotton export sales were just 12,935 RB. That was sligh... (full story)


Corn futures are trading 2 to 3 cents higher. They saw 2 to 4 cent gains in most contracts on Thursday, closing higher for the fourth consecutive day. The USDA Export Sales report for the week that ended on 7/12 showed shipments of 1.293 MMT. That wa... (full story)


Lean hog futures settled with 5 to 30 cent gains in the front months yesterday, with Dec 15 cents lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 45 cents on July 17, to $79.15. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 34 cents on Thursday afternoon at $82.6... (full story)


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GL_GR510 Greeley, CO Fri Jul 20, 2018 USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Dry Edible Beans Daily Grower Bids - ND/MN and NE CO/WY/W NE Beans Region Bids Change Pinto ND/MN 21.00-23.00 Steady ... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA JULY 20, 2018 Auction Sales Prices to Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 NA_FV160 LAUREL DELAWARE AUCTION PRICES TO GROWERS FOR THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2017 Weather -... (full story)


NW_PY046 Des Moines, IA Fri. Jul 20, 2018 USDA Market News Weekly Central Region Ducklings ... (full story)


JC__LS753 Jefferson City, MO Fri Jul 20, 2018 USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Butler - Mo-Kan Livestock Auction Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 07/19/2018 Receipts: 603 Last Week: 330 Year Ago: 414 Compared to last week, a light supply of feeders sold with... (full story)


JC_LS137 Jefferson City, MO Fri Jul 20, 2018 MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Butler � Mo-Kan Livestock Auction Feeder Cattle Report for 7/19/2018 Receipts: 603 Week Ago: 330 Year Ago: 414 Compared to last week, a light supply of feeders sold with a steady undertone. A... (full story)


CO_GR115 Columbia, SC Friday, July 20, 2018 USDA-SC Dept Ag Market News SOUTH CAROLINA WEEKLY REVIEW: US 2 Yellow Corn was 5 to 15 cents higher. US 1 Yellow Soybeans were 12 to 22 cents higher US 2 Soft Red Winter Wheat was steady to 20 cents higher. Prices offered to South Carolina... (full story)


RH_GR110 Richmond, VA Thu Jul 19, 2018 USDA-VA Dept of Ag Market News ***CORRECTION TO WAKEFIELD WHEAT PRICES*** Virginia Grain Prices paid to producers as of 4:00 pm. Prices dollars per bushel unless otherwise stated. Closing prices for Thu Jul 19, 2018 Wheat 9 higher.... (full story)


PHILADELPHIA JULY 20, 2018 Auction Sales Prices To Growers Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AA_FV160 ADAMS COUNTY INDIANA FLOWER & PRODUCE AUCTION. Monroe, IN Data compiled by: ADAMS COUNTY... (full story)


A new sugarcane variety that will be available for Louisiana farmers to plant this year was highlighted at the 36th annual sugarcane field day at the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research […] (full story)


PHILADELPHIA 20-JULY-2018 Auction Sales - Prices To Growers Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News, Federal-State Market News Service, USDA Phone: (215) 551-6791 Fax: (215) 336-0355 AF_FV160 Fairview Kentucky Produce Auction Summary Data compiled by: Fairview Produce... (full story)


Overnight Markets and NewsSep E-mini S&Ps (ESU18 -0.16%) this morning are down -0.23% and European stocks are down -0.34% on escalation of trade tensions after President Trump told CNBC this morning that he's "ready to go to" with $500 billion ... (full story)


Sep E-mini S&Ps this morning are down -0.23% and European stocks are down -0.34% on escalation of trade tensions after President Trump told CNBC this morning that he's "ready to go to" with $500 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods. European autom... (full story)


The dollar index this morning is down -0.068 (-0.07%), EUR/USD up +0.0008 (+0.07%) and USD/JPY is down -0.03 (-0.03%). Thursday's closes: Dollar Index +0.074 (+0.08%), EUR/USD -0.0022 (-0.19%), USD/JPY -0.02 (-0.02%). The dollar index on Thursday c... (full story)


Sep 10-year T-notes this morning are down -0.5 of a tick. Thursday's closes: TYU8 +7.50, FVU8 +4.50. Sep 10-year T-notes on Thursday recovered from a 3-week low and moved up to a 1-week high and closed higher. T-note prices were boosted by the dec... (full story)


Livestock prices on Thursday settled mixed: Aug cattle -0.050 (-0.05%), Aug hogs +0.050 (+0.07%). Aug cattle on Thursday fell back from a 3-week nearest futures high after the dollar index rallied to a 1-year high, which may curb U.S. beef export pro... (full story)


Grains this morning are mostly higher: Dec corn +1.50 (+0.41%), Nov soybeans unch, Sep wheat +2.50 (+0.50%). Grain prices on Thursday closed higher: Dec corn +4.00 (+1.11%), Nov soybeans +3.75 (+0.44%), Sep wheat +9.75 (+1.97%). The main bullish fact... (full story)


Sep S&P 500 E-minis this morning are down -6.50 points (-0.23%). Thursday's closes: S&P 500 -0.40%, Dow Jones -0.53%, Nasdaq 100 -0.51%. The S&P 500 on Thursday closed lower on concern about an escalation of US/China trade tensions after U.S. econo... (full story)


Sep WTI crude oil prices this morning are down -21 cents (-0.31%) and Sep gasoline is +0.0060 (+0.30%). Thursday's closes: Sep crude +0.49 (+0.72%), Sep gasoline -0.24 (-0.12%). Sep crude oil and gasoline on Thursday settled mixed. Crude oil prices w... (full story)


Grains this morning are mostly higher: Dec corn +1.50 (+0.41%), Nov soybeans unch, Sep wheat +2.50 (+0.50%). Grain prices on Thursday closed higher: Dec corn +4.00 (+1.11%), Nov soybeans +3.75 (+0.44%), Sep wheat +9.75 (+1.97%). The main bullish fact... (full story)


Key news today includes: (1) St. Louis Fed President James Bullard (non-voter) speaks on the U.S. economy and monetary policy at the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce in Glasgow, KY, (2) USDA Jun Cattle on Feed. (full story)


Sep E-mini S&Ps this morning are down -0.23% and European stocks are down -0.34% on escalation of trade tensions after President Trump told CNBC this morning that he's "ready to go to" with $500 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods. European autom... (full story)


Softs this morning are mixed with Oct sugar +0.07 (+0.64%), Sep coffee -0.20 (-0.18%), Sep cocoa +15 (+0.65%) and Dec cotton -1.34 (-1.53%). Softs on Thursday settled mixed: Oct sugar -0.11 (-0.99%), Sep coffee +0.65 (+0.60%), Sep cocoa -45 (-1.93%),... (full story)


TV_LS162 Thomasville, GA Fri Jul 20, 2018 USDA-GA Dept of Ag Market News Greensboro Weighted Average Report for 07/19/2018 Receipts: 238 Last Week: 316 Year Ago: 363 Compared to one week earlier, slaughter cows steady, slaughter bulls 4.00 to 5.00 lower, feeder... (full story)


TV_LS556 Thomasville, GA Fri July 20, 2018, USDA-GA Dept Ag Market News Georgia Goat Summary Prices quoted per head Goat Sale at Calhoun: Total Receipts: 78 Slaughter Classes: Kids: Kids: Selection 2 20-40 lbs 50.00-70.00; 40-60 lbs 70.00-107.50; 60-80 lbs 107.50-125.00;... (full story)


TV_LS145 Thomasville, GA Fri Jul 20, 2018 USDA-GA Dept of AG Market News Georgia Cattle Auctions Weekly Summary Cattle receipts at 20 markets 10,334 compared to 9,038 last week and 9,418 year ago. Compared to last week, slaughter cows and slaughter bull steady to 3.00... (full story)


TV_LS160 Thomasville, GA Fri. Jul 20, 2018 USDA-GA Dept of Ag Market News Calhoun Weighted Average Report for 07/19/2018 Receipts: 446 Last Week: 402 Year Ago: 464 Compared to one week earlier, slaughter cows and bulls steady to 3.00 lower, feeder steers and... (full story)


TV_LS135 Thomasville, GA Fri Jul 20, 2018 USDA-GA Dept of AG Market News Georgia Video and Board Sale Cattle Summary Confirmed sales on 1,237 head; All sales 2-3 percent shrink f.o.b. feedlots or equivalent, 10 day pickup: Steers Medium and Large 1-2 105 head... (full story)


OR_LS145 Tallahassee, FL Fri Jul 20, 2018 USDA-FL Dept of Ag Market News Florida Cattle Auctions Weekly Summary Cattle receipts at 10 markets 8,779 last week 10,508, last year 10,802. Slaughter cows and bulls steady to 2.00 lower; feeder steers and bulls under 300 lbs mostly 2.00... (full story)


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Aussie is breaking through the major trendline support, be aware of drop to 2016 lows whiel USDCNH trades higher. (full story)


Yesterday the markets declined despite good economic news. Will the markets show any sense of direction today? Read on to learn more... (full story)


From 1994 to the peak of the dot.com bubble in March of 2000, the NASDAQ gained over 1200%. Bitcoin made this bubble appear sane, as in a much shorter period it tacked on over 11,000%. In contrast, since the market bottomed in 2009, the NASDAQ is up roughly 600%. When you look at it from this... (full story)


Wall Street was already 100 points off when Trump suggested that the Fed shouldnt be raising rates and whilst the Dow bounced marginally as the dollar receded, this wasnt enough to stop the Dow closing near its session lows. The broader US market also closed down 0.4% after disappointing... (full story)


OIL Elliott wave analysis suggests that it is doing a larger pullback in cycle degree wave IV as Zigzag correction looking for more intraday weakness (full story)


In September 2018 Copper we saw a rally up from June 1 and end June 8. The strong moves up were caused by...... (full story)


Commodity plunge raises a red flag for the global economy and dials down inflation expectationsThe 2-month plunge in commodity prices is a red flag for global economic growth and is also pushing inflation expectations lower.The Bloomberg Commodit... (full story)