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Weekend Rains Push Farther South Than Expected (full story)


Our team is waiting on the latest numbers from the USDA. (full story)


BALTIMORE Terminal Prices as of 21-JUN-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.... (full story)


Oil extended gains in Asia; Brent crude trades near $65 a barrel, as WTI is preparing to test the 100-day moving average ($58.60) on the upside. Gold consolidates above $1400 an ounce. (full story)


Soybean (ZS) has consolidated for almost a week now just above the psychologically key 900 whole figure level. Significantly, with ZS comfortably above downtrend/triangle resistance (on the daily chart), ZS is testing downchannel resistance (on the weekly chart) and nearing the 50% Fib retrace of... (full story)


Looking to buy (full story)


Still bullish despite... (full story)


Ripple (XRPUSD) is bumping up against ascending triangle resistance (on the daily chart) and the psychologically key 0.5 whole figure level. A break above this multiple resistance zone in the next week or so will likely be quickly followed by a test of the psychologically key 0.75 level. (full story)


Next week will be without strong news and this can be a reason for correction (full story)


Highly Accurate Straight to the Point Technical Analysis (full story)


EURUSD eyes further upside pressure on bull pressure as we enter a new week. Support comes in at the 1.1300 where a violation will turn risk to the 1.1250 level. (full story)


Volatility will increase (full story)


Still going higher (full story)


Cotton prices continue to stagger from the knockout blow suffered two weeks ago. Prices fell to a 3-year low as the nearby July settled the week at 61.25. Nearby demand […] (full story)


SUBSCRIBE Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen […] (full story)


USDCHF tumbles lower on bearishness with more weakness expected in the new week. Resistance resides at the 0.9800 level. (full story)


In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Perfect Storm – Weather, Price, Trade | Questions – Grain Contracts, Corn Stocks, Trade | and more. (full story)


Agricultural professionals who attended the Iowa State University Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference in May expect a continued modest decline in land values, according to the June edition of […] (full story)


The 2019 spring weather conditions have complicated nitrogen management. Much residual nitrate-N and applied fertilizer-N was likely lost to leaching and denitrification. Other fertilizer-N was never applied due to spring […] (full story)


In this episode of the Nebraska CropWatch podcast, Michael Sindelar is joined by Robert Wright from the Department of Entomology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. How to identify, treat, and […] (full story)


The proposed move of two USDA research agencies will cost taxpayers money and reduce America’s agricultural economic research and information infrastructure, according to the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). […] (full story)


USDA lowered its 2018/19 forecast of U.S. soybean exports by 75 million bushels this month to 1.7 billion. Fewer expected exports raise the forecast of season-ending stocks by 75 million […] (full story)


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)


This month’s USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service Crop Production report provided revised winter wheat and desert durum production for 2019/20. On net, winter wheat is raised 6 million bushels on […] (full story)


As of June 9, only 82 percent of the 2019/20 corn crop was planted, and, as a result, both acreage and yield are reduced this month. The result is a […] (full story)


The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture cotton projections for 2019/20 indicate that world cotton ending stocks are forecast at their lowest in 8 years. Global stocks are projected at 77.3 […] (full story)


There were several revisions this month to the 2019/20 U.S. rice balance sheet. On the supply side, the production forecast was lowered 9 percent to 198.1 million cwt because of […] (full story)


Corn futures ended the Friday session down 6 to 8 cents and within a penny of the lows in most nearby contracts, as July options expired today. July futures were down 2.37% this week. Friday afternoon’s Commitment of Traders report indicated that s... (full story)


Live cattle futures were down 40 cents to $1.725 on Friday. Feeder cattle futures were $1.025 to $1.325 lower. Friday afternoon’s Cattle on Feed report indicated June 1 on feed numbers up 1.62% from last year at 11.74 million head. May placements w... (full story)


Corn futures ended the Friday session down 6 to 8 cents and within a penny of the lows in most nearby contracts, as July options expired today. July futures were down 2.37% this week. Friday afternoon’s Commitment of Traders report indicated that s... (full story)


Cotton futures fell another 202 points in July on Friday, closing down 7.2% on the week. Other contracts were 37 to 77 points lower. Friday’s Commitment of Traders report showed spec traders adding 144 contracts to their net short position of 30,38... (full story)


Wheat futures closed Friday with CBT and MPLS contracts steady to 2 1/4 cents lower, as nearby MPLS was down 4.84% this week and CBT 2.32% lower. KC was down 3 to 8 cents to end the week, losing 5% on the week. That brings the CBT-KC spread out to a ... (full story)


Lean Hog futures saw limit losses in the front months out to Oct, with other back months sharply lower. July was down 6.27% this week. The CME Lean Hog Index was up 6 cents from the previous day @ $79.55 on June 19. The USDA pork carcass cutout value... (full story)


Soybean futures saw losses of 12 to 13 1/2 cents in most contracts on Friday, as July closed the week up 0.67%. Soymeal was down $7.40/ton on the day and 2.44% lower this week. Bean oil was 15 points lower but held the complex up this week, rising 3.... (full story)


Soybean A few people have called this past week about finding 4 or 5 small corn earworms per 25 sweeps in blooming soybeans. In this situation the corn earworm virus […] (full story)


Staging crops is an underappreciated but incredibly important skill. One very important reason to know how to stage your crops is because herbicide products may have limits on what growth […] (full story)


Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange closed finished the week mostly higher supported by cash trade while dairy inventories build. June up a penny at $16.30.  July down three cents at $17.08.  August three cents lower at... (full story)


On this edition of the Wrap-Up, Eric Sprott gives you all the gold and silver news you need... (full story)


A slow-moving cold front will drift eastward across the Plains and Midwest during the next several days, generating locally heavy showers and thunderstorms. Five-day rainfall totals could reach 1 to 3 inches or more across the Midwest, mid-South, and... (full story)


Financial Times writers Gregory Meyer and Robert Armstrong reported earlier this month that, “Despite a half-decade of falling grain prices, Midwestern farmland has held much of its value, and has […] (full story)


It’s been a very hot, muggy, dry week in the LRGV. Temperatures have been in the high 90s with some days above 100. But either way the heat index makes […] (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, the latest round of rain is overspreading areas west of the Mississippi River. Meanwhile, cool but dry weather prevails in the eastern Corn Belt, although ponding and lowland flooding persists in some areas. On June 16 in Ohio,... (full story)


The world’s top 10 crops —  barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed, rice, sorghum, soybean, sugarcane, and wheat — supply a combined 83 percent of all calories produced on cropland. […] (full story)


Although numbers on paper look about right for Mississippi row crops, the reality is actually quite grim in places. Flooding in areas along the Mississippi River and its tributaries is […] (full story)


Markets can and do get ahead of themselves. We have been in a realizing bull market in the grains since mid-May, with the balance sheets for 2020 tightening significantly depending on which acreage and yield forecast you were willing to accept as... (full story)


Risk/Reward In Your Favor (full story)


USDA’s Dr. Seth Meyer will be joining the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri in July.  Meyer has been chairman of the World Agricultural Outlook Board since 2014. Pat Westhoff, Director of FAPRI-MU, says... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures closed lower on weak wholesale values and a less than stellar cash trade.  Feeder cattle were lower on the same factors.  The Cattle on Feed report was neutral to slightly... (full story)


Indiana Senator Todd Young met with farmers and agriculture stakeholders today in Indianapolis. He says Hoosier farmers have faced unprecedented weather and field conditions this spring and need certainty now more than ever. Young says farmers want... (full story)


Bayer has announced seven blue ribbon beekeepers and 14 new grant recipients as part of their Feed a Bee forage grant program. Darren Wallis, the vice president of communications for North America at Bayer Crop Science, tells Brownfield they want to... (full story)


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