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It’s a mixed bag, yet nothing to celebrate except for the textile mills. The past two-week price drop was not so much unexpected as it was much deeper than had […] (full story)


Spot quotations averaged 846 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […] (full story)


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The Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES) and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) have published the 2021 Minnesota Field Crop Trials. Visit here to see variety trials for 10 different Minnesota... (full story)


The weather forecast has mild and sunny days in the high 70s cooling down to the low 60s by Monday and Tuesday for next week. Evenings will be in the […] (full story)


The weather forecast shows mild temps for the week with evening lows in the low 50s cooling down to the low to mid 30s on Sunday thru next Tuesday. Daytime […] (full story)


The weather for this week has mild sunny days in the mid 70s cooling slightly by Tuesday. Evenings and early morning hours are expected to be in the mid 40s […] (full story)


The 14th annual Nutrient Management Conference and the 8th annual Nitrogen Conference will be available in-person and online February 2022. The Nutrient Management Conference will be on February 8th in Mankato while the […] (full story)


How much cover crops cost to implement and whether they can make you money is a subject of heated debate. Costs are obvious: seed, time and fuel to plant and […] (full story)


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Hybrid selection is one of the most important factors affecting corn yield and profitability. In trials where many corn hybrids are compared, it is common for grain yield to vary […] (full story)


On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve Board released its November 2021 Beige Book update, a summary of commentary on current economic conditions by Federal Reserve District. The report included several observations pertaining to the […] (full story)


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The holidays have descended upon the U.S. rice market, resulting in relative calm in the pricing. Milled rice for Haitian shipments has been steady, while Iraq business is in the […] (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 03-DEC-2021 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 514-7210 Fax: (602) 514-7215 Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


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Sections 1) Position valuations on the settlement2) Simplified trend qualification procedure3) Links to generate and track trades, 2000-2021 performance by market4) Creating your own allocation5) Setting up with Barchart to monitor intra-day performance for any allocation 1) Position valuation spreadsheet, settlement 3 December 2021 All positions were maintained Profit =... (full story)


Is King Corn still a buy? That is a question that came in Friday as markets in general were making big moves. (full story)


Soybean futures closed 19 3/4 to 23 cents higher on Friday. For the Jan contract, that left soybeans a net 6 1/2 cents higher than Monday’s open and 14 ½ higher week/week. Jan beans traded with a 55 3/4 cent range during the week. Soymeal futures closed the last trade... (full story)


Friday’s wheat trading session left the board double digits weaker for the weekend. CBT SRW futures were 7 1/4 to 12 cents lower through the Sep ’22 contract, with March having given back 49 3/4 cents during the week. KC futures closed 11 to 18 cents lower on Friday, with... (full story)


Corn prices extended their recovery on Friday, with 6 1/2 to 9 cent gains. For the December contract that left prices at a net wash after a 26 3/4 cent range week. March futures still ended the week 7 ¾ cents lower. USDA reported the average corn oil cash price... (full story)


Front month cotton futures ended the Friday session with 40 to 117 point gains. Futures closed more than a penny off their high for the day. For March, the 104.2 cent close left prices a net 8.96 cents weaker for the week, and 14.3 cents off their LOC high from... (full story)


Fat cattle futures ended the Friday session with 22 to 62 cent losses through August ’22. The December contract was 2 cents stronger on Friday as the outlier. Dec deliveries begin Monday with FND. USDA mentioned some light $140-$142 catch up trade on Friday, but cited Wednesday and Thursday as... (full story)


Front month lean hog futures traded 40 to 75 cents weaker on the day. For the Feb contract, that resulted in a net 47 cent loss from Monday’s open. USDA’s National Average Base hog price was $3.93 stronger to $61.80 on Friday. CME’s Lean Hog Index was $70.27 on 11/30,... (full story)


  Market Watch and Jan Soybean Tech Talk with Alan Brugler December 3, 2021 Cash is Trash We had an almost perfect storm for a market sell off around Thanksgiving and the week that followed. Liquidity was limited, with many traders taking a... (full story)


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TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures firmed on the over-night and stayed strong finishing 9 cents higher in December, closing at 5.86. December 2022 finished... (full story)


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My best take on the consumer at the moment is that they like complaining about inflation, but are still spending at elevated rates.  (full story)


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SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Dec 03, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, December 03, 2021 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs sold mostly sharply higher. Slaughter ewes were also sharply higher. Feeder lambs compared to two... (full story)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Fri, Dec 03, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $234.16 $217.91 ... (full story)


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Ag Secretary Vilsack says the USDA is investing more than $600 Million dollars in nearly 800 climate smart and resilient infrastructure projects in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Three million dollars goes to nine states (including Iowa, Illinois,... (full story)


After projecting record grain farm income for 2021, ag economists at the University of Illinois say the number will likely take a significant decline in 2022. Gary Schnitkey outlines three corn and soybean price scenarios factoring in current fall... (full story)


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