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Wheat futures are down 1 to 3 cents in most contracts on Tuesday, pulled down by corn and soybeans. Monday afternoon NASS reported that 57% of the winter wheat crop was harvested, 14% below the average pace. The Northern Plains are still lagging cons... (full story)


Soybean futures are down 16 to 17 points in the nearby contracts. August soybean meal is down $3.80/ton, with soy oil 32 points lower. The weekly USDA Crop Progress report indicated 95% of the crop emerged, with 22% in the blooming stage (49% average... (full story)


Cotton futures are showing 73 to 132 point losses in most contracts on Tuesday. After the close, NASS showed 60% of the US cotton crop was squared (69% avg) and 20% of the acres were setting bolls (25% avg) as of Sunday. TX had 12% of their crop sett... (full story)


Corn futures are trading 8 to 9 3/4 cents lower in the front months on Tuesday. Moderation in the US weather forecasts and a bump in condition ratings is giving the excuse for profit taking. NASS reported that 17% of the US corn crop was silking as o... (full story)


Live cattle futures are down 45 to 62.5 cents on Tuesday. Feeder cattle futures are 7.5 to 55 cents lower. The CME feeder cattle index was down 62 cents @ $140.46 on July 12. Wholesale boxed beef prices were higher on Tuesday morning. Choice boxes we... (full story)


Corn futures are trading 8 to 9 3/4 cents lower in the front months on Tuesday. Moderation in the US weather forecasts and a bump in condition ratings is giving the excuse for profit taking. NASS reported that 17% of the US corn crop was silking as o... (full story)


Lean Hog futures are mostly 57.5 cents to $1.05 higher at midday, with nearby Aug down 95 cents. China's hog herd is officially 15% smaller, although other Chinese data suggests a much larger decline from ASF. The CME Lean Hog Index was UNCH from the... (full story)


Direct cash cattle trade activity is quiet through midday.  Bids have yet to surface and initial asking prices are at $114-plus live in the South and $187-plus dressed in the North.  And with last week’s higher cash trade – feedlots could holdout for... (full story)


Stocks, Crude and Gold are all in the red today after Retail Sales beat expectations. Fed Chair Powell speaks at noon CT. Lets take a look at the tradable levels. (full story)


After yesterdays relative indecision, currencies are on the move today. This is especially true of the euro. Does it look to you like lower values are just ahead, or can the bulls stem the decline? Its not about the euro only though weve seen pretty interesting action in the Australian dollar... (full story)


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The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is familiarizing farmers with the growing world of ag tech and helping them overcome the fears of getting started with new technology. ISA’s Ag Tech Lead, Jonah Kolb says agriculture is actually one of the... (full story)


The combination doesnt feel right. Actually, something stinks just what is it exactly? Payrolls were strong, while core inflation rose. Nevertheless, the Fed signaled its going to cut interest rate. Our shiny yellow friend, can you help us make sense of it all? (full story)


CORN: Corn futures are trading moderately lower in some follow through selling from yesterday's reversal type action. Sep corn is down 6-1/2 cents to 4.34-1/2, Dec corn is down 6-1/2 cents to 4.40-1/2, and Mar corn is down 6 cents to 4.47-3/4. Yes... (full story)


A soybean expert says farmers are now at the mercy of Mother Nature for this year’s crop. Mark Seamon with the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee says he’s optimistic about this year’s soybean crop despite the delayed start, but…. “We do... (full story)


Watch Communications is teaming up with Microsoft to expand broadband in underserved areas in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Greg Jarman, chief operating officer of Watch Communications, says they will be able to provide coverage in challenging... (full story)


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A nematologist says retting rid of soybean cyst nematode is virtually impossible. Marisol Quintanilla with Michigan State University says nematodes can grow to astronomical numbers if not controlled. “If at the beginning of the season when you... (full story)


More and more farms are becoming delinquent on their loans, but it’s not as bad as some may think. There has been an uptick in farm loan delinquencies in recent years, with real estate delinquencies doubling over the past five years. But, as David... (full story)


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The next round of trade mitigation payments could commence in the next month. Agri-Pulse reports USDA undersecretary Bill Northey recently said the Department is committed to getting checks to producers, maybe by mid-August. National Farmers... (full story)


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In today's article, your Gold Enthusiast covers India's reaction to depressed silver prices. Continue reading to find out how it could affect silver investors. (full story)


The Department of Labor is recommending changing wage requirements and simplifying the application process for the H-2A program. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says the updates have been a long time coming. “We worked with the Department of Labor over... (full story)


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For Caleb Hamer, recent agriculture mega-mergers have changed how and with whom he does business. (full story)


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The swine health director at the Indiana Board of Animal Health says producers in Indiana are ramping up biosecurity efforts by participating in Securing Indiana’s Pork Supply plan.  Dr. Kelli Werling says this is especially critical as... (full story)


BPU UK KnifeCatchers, Corn 30c Two Day Swandive, Hogs Up? Just trading markets (full story)


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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters Monday U.S. and Chinese officials will have another “principal-level” call this week. This will be the second time negotiators have spoken since President Trump and Chinese president Xi agreed to... (full story)


NEW YORK Terminal Prices as of 16-JUL-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. ... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: THOMASVILLE JUL 16 2019 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUL 15 2019 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


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REPORTING OFFICE: THOMASVILLE JUL 16 2019 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUL 15 2019 *MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: BENTON HARBOR JUL 16 2019 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUL 15 2019 *MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS... (full story)


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BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 16-JUL-2019 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


REPORTING OFFICE: BENTON HARBOR JUL 16 2019 TRUCK, AIR, BOAT AND IMPORT SHIPMENTS FOR: MON JUL 15 2019 * MODE IS TRUCK UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ... (full story)


WASHINGTON, DC 16-JULY-2019 TRENDS - VEGETABLES WA_FV154 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Unless otherwise stated, shipments, crossings or imports are for the weeks ending June 29, July 06, and... (full story)


NW_PY044 DES MOINES, IA Tue. Jul. 16, 2019 USDA Market News TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance. DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms is steady for current shipments and steady to... (full story)


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