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Going into Friday’s weekly close December cotton futures were holding well above the important 92 cent price support level, (91.50-91.80). This support as has been frequently discussed should continue to […] (full story)


Spot quotations averaged 63 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)


Earlier this week, the USDA’s Economic Research Service noted in its monthly Oil Crops Outlook report that, “Hurricane Ida’s emergence in the Gulf of Mexico slowed the pace of exports near the end of August which is expected […] (full story)


It’s #FarmerFriday and time for you to meet Hal and Colby Cromley from Bulloch County, Georgia! Owned by brothers Hal & Chap Cromley, Nellwood Farms is a 7th generation farm that produces […] (full story)


Harvest is in full swing in Arkansas. Most other aspects of the industry have slowed to accommodate, as cash bids in the region haven’t changed because farmers are more interested in […] (full story)


At this point, we usually recommend the company for its dividend, However, the company’s dividend has been notoriously inconsistent. It has a mountain of debt (a net debt position of more than $20 billion) to pay off that could take priority at some point in the future. Using the right trading strategy, maybe you could ride the stock’s bull run in the near future. However, from a value perspective, Cigna is a company that is difficult to justify. (full story)


Summary Open weather across much of the country favored summer crop maturation and fieldwork, including harvest efforts and winter wheat planting. By September 12, more than one-third (37 percent) of […] (full story)


ENSO-neutral conditions (leaning cooler than normal) are present in the tropical Pacific Ocean with an increased likelihood for La Niña development during the October-Novemeber-December (OND) season, with a 70-80% chance […] (full story)


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USDA Research Examines Port Choice for Grain Exports USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service recently published a synopsis of research conducted in cooperation with the University of Oregon. The research report is […] (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 17-SEP-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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SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Sep 17, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, September 17, 2021 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs sold steady to 15.00 higher. Slaughter ewes were steady to 5.00 higher. Feeder lambs 5.00- 20.00... (full story)


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In my opinion, there has been little to change this week in the cash markets, processing speeds of packers, cattle on feed, or consumer demand.  Hence about the only thing to expect from this would be further convergence of basis. (full story)


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Cotton futures trading led the board lower this week, with Turnaround Tuesday’s close as the only up day. The 9 to 21 point losses on Friday left futures 78 to 117 points lower from Friday to Friday. The inverse from December to March tightened by 3 points during the week... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the Friday session with triple digit losses for Dec – April. October and June contracts were each 80 cents lower on the day. USDA reported cash trade from $123 - $126 this week, though the bulk of TX sales were $124 with $123 - $124 in... (full story)


After printing midday losses, lean hog futures rallied back to end the Friday session with $0.25 to $0.97 gains. December hog futures traded with a $2.70 range. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base hog price was another 16 cents weaker on Friday to $81.48. The CME Lean Hog Index for 9/15... (full story)


Soybeans ended the session with Friday losses of 7 1/4 to 12 cents. November was the weakest on the day, adding to carry. From Friday to Friday Nov beans were 2 1/2 cents weaker. Soymeal futures ended the last trade day of the week $1.70 to $2 lower. Front month... (full story)


After Friday trading wrapped up, front month corn futures settled a penny to 3 1/2 cents lower. December corn futures were 2 1/4 cents lower, limiting the weekly gain to 9 3/4 cents from Friday to Friday. USDA reported the weekly average corn oil prices between 54.83 c/lb and 55.5... (full story)


After 3 days of gains, front month wheat futures slid into the weekend with givebacks. CBT futures ended 3 to 4 3/4 cents lower on the board. Friday HRW futures closed with 5 to 7 1/2 cent losses. Spring wheat futures ended the session 5 1/4 to 6 cents in... (full story)


  Market Watch with Alan Brugler and Austin Schroeder September 17, 2021 Meeting Somewhere in Iowa Decades ago, we had related rates algebra story problems.  You know the type.  Bus A is leaving Omaha and traveling east at 75 mph and Bus B is... (full story)


On Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, U.S wheat futures gained as much as 2% after key wheat-producing nations lowered their production outlooks. With harvest nearly wrapped up in the Northern Hemisphere, […] (full story)


September’s cool weather begins the signal of finishing the summer season and bringing focus to the fall. Fall harvest has been good to corn growers for the most part. We’ve […] (full story)


Grain prices saw improvement this week. December corn prices were up 10.25¢, for the week ending Sept. 17. March corn prices were up 8¢. November soybean prices were down 2¢, and January soybean prices were down 2¢. December wheat prices were up 20¢.... (full story)


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At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle ended the day lower, pressured by the continued slide in boxed beef prices.  October live cattle closed $.80 lower at $122.80 and December live cattle closed $1.05 lower at... (full story)


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Seven lawmakers are urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to include $75 million dollars in the next appropriations bill for protections against African Swine Fever. The funds would be designated for the National Veterinary Stockpile for large animal... (full story)


NW_LS443 St Joseph, MO Fri Sep 17, 2021 USDA Market News WEEKLY LAMB PELTS PRICE REPORT, FOB Major Production Points Estimated Credit Returned to Producers Per Piece Price for Week Ending: 9/17/2021 Pelt activity this week compared to last report: Not enough market participants to... (full story)


LM_LM352 St. Joseph, MO Fri Sep 17, 2021 USDA Market News National Weekly Slaughter Sheep Review for w/e Friday, Sep 17, 2021 Comments: Compared to last week, negotiated purchases of slaughter lambs were generally 3.00-4.00 lower on comparable purchases. Negotiated... (full story)


USDA is providing additional time for livestock and poultry producers to apply for the Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (PLIP). The deadline has been extended from Sept. 17 to Oct. 12. Producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to... (full story)


Harvest is just days away for a south-central Minnesota farmer. Andy Bakken of Albert Lea says some of his soybeans have reached maturity. “We did plant kind of a full spectrum of beans this year, so we’ve got some 1.4’s and... (full story)


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The head of USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Dr. Jack Shere, says the U.S. is in a strong position to prevent ASF in U.S. swine. “While we’re keenly aware of the risks that ASF poses to us because of the recent detections in the... (full story)


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NW_LS441 *** Correction to week ago change *** Des Moines, IA Fri, Sep 17, 2021 USDA Market News USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (STEER) FOB CENTRAL U.S. The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter steer(1) for today was estimated at 15.27 per cwt live, unchanged when compared... (full story)


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