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The Friday cotton market stayed in a 235 point range, after an overnight / early session pullback. Futures ultimately firmed up during the afternoon and ended the day 18 to 88 points higher. October futures, with no limits during the delivery period, closed 611 points higher at 93.22 cents. Preliminary... (full story)


Lean hog futures ended the last trade day of the week with 35 to 52 cent gains. October was the outlier with a 22 cent pullback by the close. For the week, October hogs were down by a net 3.67% and December by a net 7.9%. The National Average Afternoon... (full story)


Wheat futures rallied on the USDA reports, but faded into the close on profit taking. December Chicago SRW futures were up as much as 49 1/2 cents, but ultimately closed 25 1/4 cents higher. The other front months went home 10 1/2 to 25 1/4 cents higher on the day.... (full story)


The soybean futures market spent the afternoon in retreat after the NASS data was released. Futures ended the day with 25 1/2 to 46 cent losses across the front months. The market still holds a carry to $13.93 for July contracts, before seeing a 25 1/2 cent inverse Nov to... (full story)


Feeder cattle led the way lower on Friday with losses of as much as $3.20 in the November contract. Fat cattle futures went home with 32 to 85 cent losses as well. For the week, October fats gave back 0.68% and October feeders closed 2.3% lower. USDA called the bulk... (full story)


Corn prices rallied out of the report, taking March and May futures above the $7/bu mark. Profit taking pulled things back down some for net gains of 5 3/4 to 8 cents on the day in old crop. Ethanol cash prices from USDA’s weekly review were 11 to 16 cents/gal... (full story)


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By David Hartman  Most ruminant livestock owners recognize that feed is the largest single expense in raising livestock. And within those feed costs, for owners of beef cows, sheep, and goat herds, winter feeding is the largest percentage of... (full story)


In tonight’s Evening Edition, read about the lawsuit against Syngenta and Corteva, climate change in the farm bill, markets analysis, and top stories from this week. Syngenta and Corteva Lawsuit Two of the largest pesticide makers in the... (full story)


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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 traded both sides of steady prior to the acreage report. However, the stocks figure was bullish, and prices wasted little time... (full story)


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The 55th World Dairy Expo begins Sunday in Madison, Wisconsin, and Communications Manager Katie Schmitt says the schedule is different this year. She says the action technically started Sunday with youth contests and the breed shows start Monday on... (full story)


Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the House to make precision ag technology more affordable. U.S. Representative Randy Feenstra tells Brownfield the Precision Agriculture Loan (PAL) Program Act of 2022 helps get new innovations into the... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mostly lower, and feeders were lower watching corn and any potential clean-up trade.  October live cattle closed $.85 lower at $143.27 and December live cattle closed $.72 lower at... (full story)


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A US Representative from Iowa says she’s concerned about production costs for farmers heading into next year. Republican Ashley Hinson tells Brownfield, “I had one farmer text me that his inputs are up 300%,” she said. “That is just unsustainable.”... (full story)


Freezing temperatures earlier this week (last week) were mostly positive for crops in the Upper Midwest. University of Minnesota Extension crops educator Dave Nicolai says northern Minnesota experienced a freeze Tuesday night into Wednesday morning... (full story)


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NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Fri, Sep 30, 2022 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $222.44 $198.50 ... (full story)


When many of us hear about bacteria, we associate it with illness. However, certain bacteria can be helpful in preventing disease, not causing it. For example, consuming probiotics, or beneficial bacteria, to improve gut health has risen in... (full story)


NW_PY007 Atlanta, GA Fri. Sept 30, 2022 USDA Market News International: Weekly U.S./Canadian Live Poultry Slaughtered Under Inspection (Fri) **This report will not be published Friday, 09/30/2022 due to information not being available. The report will be issued once... (full story)


LM_LM352 St. Joseph, MO Fri Sept 30, 2022 USDA Market News National Weekly Slaughter Sheep Review for w/e Friday, Sept 30, 2022 Comments: Compared to last week, negotiated purchases of slaughter lambs were 1.00 lower on comparable purchases. Negotiated Purchases:This Week: 2100 ... (full story)


NW_LS443 St Joseph, MO Fri Sept 30, 2022 USDA Market News WEEKLY LAMB PELTS PRICE REPORT, FOB Major Production Points Estimated Credit Returned to Producers Per Piece Price for Week Ending: 9/30/2022 Pelt activity this week compared to last report: Not enough market participants to... (full story)


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Soybeans were sharply lower on commercial and technical selling, cementing week-to-week losses. Soybean stocks at the start of September were up 7% on the year and near-the high end of pre-report estimates. The USDA also made an upward revision to... (full story)


An Illinois farmer says he’s reverting his organic vegetable farm back to grain to simplify the operation. Hans Bishop operates PrairiErth Farm in Alanta. “It just seemed like if I wanted to keep farming, I needed to do something that was a... (full story)


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The Michigan Bean Commission estimates dry bean harvest in the state is about halfway finished. Executive Director Joe Cramer tells Brownfield quality so far has been very good. “We’ve had exceptionally good quality in our small red inventory... (full story)


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Dec. corn closed at $6.77 and 1/2, up 8 cents Nov. soybeans closed at $13.64, down 46 cents Oct. soybean meal closed at $403.20, down $5.90 Oct. soybean oil closed at 65.35, down 213 points Dec. wheat closed at $9.21 and 1/2, up 25 and 1/4 cents Oct.... (full story)


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SAN FRANCISCO Terminal Prices as of 30-SEP-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Milk futures and cash dairy prices were mostly down Friday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October Class III milk was down $0.19 at $21.75.  November was down $0.18 at $20.63.  December was down $0.16 at $20.34.  January was down... (full story)


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Deferred Corn hits 7.00, Then Pulls Back, Beans Weigh (full story)


The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found in the Thumb. A 135-bird backyard flock in Tuscola County tested positive for the virus and has since been depopulated. ... (full story)


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