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The cotton market was under pressure all week but worked through tripled digits on most days. However, in terms of prices the bears were the decided victor as prices slipped […] (full story)


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Early burndown herbicide applications can provide more effective weed control as compared to those near planting. (full story)


Cattle producers were gutted this week (full story)


Due to extensive damage to corn fields last year from the derecho, volunteer corn is a looming threat for many fields this spring. Farmers intending to plant corn in these […] (full story)


Pulse width modulated (PWM) sprayer nozzle technology has been present in the ag industry for many years. These systems can maintain pressure as speed changes by adjusting the duty cycle […] (full story)


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SA_LS855 San Angelo, TX Fri Feb 26, 2021 USDA Market News National Sheep Summary for Week Ending Friday, February 26, 2021 Weekly Trends: Compared to last week slaughter lambs steady to sharply higher; slaughter ewes steady to 10.00 higher; feeder lambs not well tested. At San... (full story)


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Finished cattle futures ended the Friday session with gains of 40 cents to $1.02. June was the strongest and settled at $118. Cash trade remains mostly at $114, although USDA confirmed a few limited sales from $112-$115 on Friday. Dressed sales for the week were mostly $180, with some as... (full story)


The board showed 11 1/2 to 15 3/4 cent gains for front month corn futures going into the weekend. New crop futures were 5 3/4 to 7 1/4 cent higher on the day.  The usual suspects were involved, including South American weather fears, ideas USDA will raise the export estimate,... (full story)


After trading with losses in the afternoon, front month cotton futures rallied back and ended the session near the highs up 54 to 62 points. New crop futures also bounced from midday lows and closed 54 points in the black.   Census data showed official January cotton exports were 1.614m... (full story)


At the Friday settle, front month wheat futures were in the black. KC HRW futures gained the most with 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 cents. For May that limited the loss to 7 1/2 cents from Friday to Friday. Spring wheat was higher on the week, up 6 1/2 cents... (full story)


At the close on Friday, lean hog futures were 7 to 70 cents in the black. Save for a 12 cent dip in April that left contracts at $87.17. The CME Lean Hog Index was 64 cents higher on 3/2 to $83.27. USDA’s National Average Afternoon Base Hog price was... (full story)


Soybean futures closed the Friday session up 16 3/4 to 19 1/2 cents. The Feb 25 highs are still intact, but May closed at $14.30. New crop contracts closed at $12.92 1/4 for Sept and $12.47 1/4 for November. Soymeal futures recovered from triple digit midday losses and ended the... (full story)


The Barchart Chart of the Day  belongs to the diversified media company E.W.Scripps (NASDAQ: SSP ).   I found the stock by using Barchart's powerful screening tools to find the stocks with the highest Weighted Alpha and technical buy signals. After I sorted for the most frequent number of new highs in the last... (full story)


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A farmer who has spent the past decade reducing tillage and adding cover crops is not concerned about the “additionality” of carbon markets. Bryan Biegler of Lake Wilson says he expects programs to emerge that compensate farmers for conservation... (full story)


If drought conditions persist in parts of the country, a livestock economist says it could greatly impact the cattle herd. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says cattle producers need to see some grass growth this spring.  “You look back at the... (full story)


Management of Missouri River Basin is beginning to shift away from flooding and releasing stored water supplies. But John Remus, Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers’ Missouri River Basin Water Management Division, says the focus is changing. ... (full story)


Pressure is mounting for growers to lock in their crop insurance decisions by the March 15th deadline. University of Illinois experts say projected prices are pretty high but below current futures prices which makes a portion of revenue guarantees... (full story)


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The Biden administration has suspended some tariffs on the United Kingdom. The UK was part of the European WTO challenge against U.S. subsidies for Boeing. The US levied tariffs against the EU to punish it for subsidizing Airbus. In retaliation,... (full story)


Cargill is expanding its soy processing operations. The company is investing $475 million to increase production in seven states including plants in Ohio, Iowa and Missouri.   Cargill’s Sidney, Ohio plant is expanding its soybean crush site to... (full story)


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An extension farm management specialist suspects most farmers still mulling over crop insurance for 2021 are suffering from “sticker shock.” Steve Johnson with Iowa State University says premiums have risen because projected spring prices for corn... (full story)


The USDA is evaluating how coronavirus assistance has been allocated to ensure it goes to those who need it most in the ag industry. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the USDA should have preliminary results soon. “To determine precisely what the... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle closed higher and feeder cattle were mostly higher on end of the week technical buying.  April live cattle closed $.47 higher at $119.02 and June live cattle closed $1.02 higher at $118. ... (full story)


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Former USDA Undersecretary Greg Ibach has joined the University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Ibach will serve as the institute’s Under Secretary in Residence to help implement the institute’s plans... (full story)


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Sound Agriculture launched their SOURCE Performance Optimizer tool this week as a risk management tool for farmers. Jeff Divian, Senior Manager of Sales Agronomy for Sound tells Brownfield this allows growers to leverage soil data to create an... (full story)


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The president of the Minnesota Soybean Growers had a hard time determining the best federal revenue protection for 2021. Jamie Beyer, who grows soybeans, corn, wheat, sugarbeets, and alfalfa near Wheaton in west-central Minnesota, tells Brownfield... (full story)


Weekly Newsletter #1042 Real Time Trading Updates, Fatal Flaws of Trading, Copper Futures Chart and Resistance Levels for the Week Ahead 3.08.2021 (full story)


NW_LS446 Des Moines, IA Fri, Mar 05, 2021 USDA Market News WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (HOG) The offal value from a typical slaughter hog (1) for the week ended 3/5/2021 was estimated at 4.60 per cwt live, up 0.03 when compared to last week. FOB CENTRAL U.S. CALCULATIONS... (full story)


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The USDA is extending the deadline for the Quality Loss Adjustment Program.  Farm Service Agency administrator Zach Ducheneaux says because of recent winter storms and program updates, USDA is providing five additional weeks for producers to... (full story)


Farmers interested in participating in carbon market programs are encouraged to focus on data collection and implementation of environmentally friendly practices.  During a recent carbon markets webinar hosted by Indigo Ag, farmers asked what... (full story)


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