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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)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 18-SEP-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 18-SEP-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


QA_LS141 New Holland, PA Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA- Ag Market News Vintage Sales Stables - Paradise, PA Slaughter Cattle Auction Report for Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4 *** Next Feeder Calf Sale Friday, September 28th, 2018 @ 6:00pm *** Cattle Calves This Week: ... (full story)


Wheat futures ended the Tuesday session with most contracts 3 to 5 cents in the green. Japan is seeking 149,586 MT of US, Canadian, and Australian wheat in a tender that closes on Thursday, with 78,710 MT sought from the US. Egypt’s GASC purcha... (full story)


Soybean futures failed to show a turnaround on Tuesday, posting losses of 9 to 10 cents in the front months. Soybean meal was down $2.40/ton, while soy oil was 31 points lower. China responded to President Trump implementing 10% tariffs on $200 billi... (full story)


Corn futures saw losses of 4 to 4 3/4 cents in most contracts on Tuesday. Green Plains is “idling” 2 Iowa ethanol plants and slowing production in another Minnesota plant, citing lower margins according to reports. Informa Economics estim... (full story)


Corn futures saw losses of 4 to 4 3/4 cents in most contracts on Tuesday. Green Plains is “idling” 2 Iowa ethanol plants and slowing production in another Minnesota plant, citing lower margins according to reports. Informa Economics estim... (full story)


Cotton futures close the Tuesday session with sharp 226 to 279 losses in most contracts. The US activated close to $200 billion in new tariffs on Chinese consumer goods, effective September 24. Most are at the 10% level but will escalate to 25% at ye... (full story)


Lean hog futures posted gains of 80 cents to $2.725 in most contracts on Tuesday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up $1.63 on September 14 to $53.48. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was $1.55 higher at $77.57 in the Tuesday afternoon FOB plant report. ... (full story)


Live cattle futures settled with losses of 12.5 to 45 cents on Tuesday. Feeder cattle futures were down 45 cents to $1.50. The CME feeder cattle index September 17 average was up 24 cents at $153.62. Wholesale boxed beef values were lower on Tuesday ... (full story)


SA_LS850 San Angelo, TX Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Compared to last week at New Holland, PA slaughter lambs steady to 10.00 lower; slaughter ewes steady. At San Angelo, TX slaughter lambs Under 80 lbs steady,... (full story)


SF_GR314 Sioux Falls, SD Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA Dept of Ag Market News Pipestone, MN Hay and Straw Auction for Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 Receipts: 29 loads Last Week: 22 loads Last Year: 37 loads Prices dollars per ton, expect where noted. One load Small Squares equals... (full story)


SA_LS320 San Angelo, TX Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA Market News Producers Livestock Auction Co, San Angelo, Texas Sheep and Goat Auction: Close: Estimated Receipts: 4800 Last Week: 2335 Year Ago: 7266 Compared to last week slaughter lambs under 80 lbs steady,... (full story)


Wheat futures are showing 1 to 3 cent gains in most contracts on Tuesday. The US spring wheat crop was reported at 97% harvested, 5% faster than the average. The winter wheat crop was shown 13% planted, lagging the normal pace by 1%. Japan is seeking... (full story)


Soybean futures are currently 9 to 10 cents lower in most contracts at midday. Soybean meal is down $3.40/ton, while soy oil is 29 points in the red. China responded to President Trump implementing 10% tariffs on $200 billion, by placing 5-10% tariff... (full story)


Corn futures are trading 4 to 5 1/4 cents in the red on Tuesday. Green Plains is temporarily closing 2 Iowa ethanol plants and slowing production in another Minnesota plant, citing lower margins. Informa Economics estimates that US producers will pla... (full story)


Cotton futures are trading 227 to 290 points lower on Tuesday. The US activated close to $200 billion in new tariffs on Chinese consumer goods, effective September 24. Most are at the 10% level but will escalate to 25% at yearend if there is no trade... (full story)


Corn futures are trading 4 to 5 1/4 cents in the red on Tuesday. Green Plains is temporarily closing 2 Iowa ethanol plants and slowing production in another Minnesota plant, citing lower margins. Informa Economics estimates that US producers will pla... (full story)


Lean hog futures are posting strong gains of $1.20 to $2.825 in the front months on Tuesday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up $1.63 on September 14 to $53.48. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was 27 cents higher at $76.29 in the Tuesday morning FOB pl... (full story)


Live cattle futures are mostly 10 to 40 cents lower on Tuesday. Feeder cattle futures are down 10 cents to $1.075. The CME feeder cattle index September 13 average was up 11 cents at $152.71. Wholesale boxed beef values were mixed on Tuesday morning.... (full story)


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Association of Equipment Manufacturers President Dennis Slater says escalating trade tensions with China threaten many of the 1.3 million jobs supported by U.S. equipment manufacturing.  Slater says tariffs on Chinese goods hurt U.S. access to global... (full story)


Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following rains and cooler weather, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.   The fall armyworm is […] (full story)


NW_GR110 Des Moines, IA Tue Sep 18, 2018 IA Dept of Ag-USDA Market News IA Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Interior Iowa Daily Grain Prices Closing cash grain bids offered to producers as of 1:30 p.m. Dollars per bushel, delivered to Interior Iowa Country Elevators. US 2 Yellow... (full story)


Along with farmers and influencers, journalists from more than 35 countries are in Monheim, Germany for Bayer’s Future of Farming Dialogue 2018. Brownfield’s Cyndi Young is there. During the opening session, Bayer leaders outlined the vision... (full story)


The vice president of agriculture for the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative is anticipating a smaller than normal crop. Todd Geselius says their harvest started about 10 days ago, and it’s common for growers to go after the poorer fields... (full story)


The manager of a beef research farm says dry weather generates valuable data for grazing management. In his 41st year at the University of Missouri’s Thompson Farm, manager Jon Schreffler learns from every drought. “Absolutely, I’ve learned a... (full story)


The harvest of small grains and other specialty crops is advancing in Minnesota. The latest USDA crop progress report shows the sugarbeet harvest, at nine percent, is slightly ahead of the five-year average. More than half the dry edible bean... (full story)


Minnesota continues to be a national leader in renewable energy. Dan Thiede is with the University of Minnesota Extension Clean Energy Resource Team (CERT). “Minnesota is a real leader in biofuels, but we’re also in to Top 10 in terms... (full story)


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The CEO of Green Plains Renewable Energy says the company is not shutting down ethanol plants in Iowa and Minnesota, as recent news reports have indicated. Todd Becker tells Brownfield those reports are “absolutely untrue”. “We have idled some... (full story)


Missouri’s Ag Department director and her counterparts in 19 other states have asked the EPA not to require a cut-off date on the label for dicamba when it makes its decision on registration for 2019. The state ag leaders who signed on are from... (full story)


In honor of National Farm Safety Week (September 16-22, 2018) we speak with Dr. Blake Brown on trailer safety – how to properly pull a trailer and avoid mistakes. (full story)


GX_GR112 Springfield, IL Tue, Sep 18, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois River Barge Terminals Producer Bids/Basis Bids ($/bu) Change (�/bu) Basis Change Cash Price South of Peoria Corn 2.9325-3.0725 DN 11.75-DN... (full story)


Hogs rally, October goes limit up (full story)


As field and research season winds down, we’re able to finish collecting and summarizing data. One of our biggest summer projects is the annual corn and soybean survey. While some […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 18-SEP-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


JO_GR225 Portland, OR Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA Market News CA Wholesale Feedstuff Prices Compared to Tue Sep 11, 2018 OILSEED MEAL: Soybean Meal, 47 1/2% Protein solvent process BNSF/UP Singles Delivered Chino Valley 337.50-352.50 dn 16.70-12.70 ... (full story)


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SF_GR110 Sioux Falls, SD Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News Eastern South Dakota Grain Markets - Closing Elevator Bids (Including some terminal sites) Northeast and Southeast Regions Combined ... (full story)


BL_LS749 Billings, MT Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA Market News Miles City Livestock Commission Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 09/18/2018 Receipts: 1,114 Last Week: 1,300 Year Ago: 1,809 Compared to last week: Yearling steers were too lightly tested to develop... (full story)


BL_GR110 Torrington, WY Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA-WY Dept of Ag Market News Montana Elevator Cash Grain Prices Closing elevator cash bids for Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Wheat prices (HRW, DNS and Durum) are in dollars per bushel, barley prices dollars per cwt. **Prices... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures ended the day lower in limited trade volume on profit taking and the lack of direction from the cash trade.  There was also some position squaring ahead of Friday’s Cattle on Feed report.  October... (full story)


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Paul McCartney's new album includes a song about climate change deniers, which he unabashedly sings while trotting the globe in private jets and driving sports cars. (full story)


KO_LS751 Oklahoma City, OK Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News OKC West - El Reno, OK Livestock Weighted Average Report for 9/18/2018 AUCTION Receipts Week Ago Year Ago ... (full story)


KO_LS156 Oklahoma City, OK Tue Sep 18, 2018 USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News OKC West - El Reno, OK Livestock Auction Report for 9/18/2018 AUCTION Receipts Week Ago Year Ago ... (full story)