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General Status Showers continue to cross our region, the latest round this week leaving the gift of between 0.3” and nearly 2” with most of our fields getting around 0.75”. […] (full story)


Cattle pushing against resistance (full story)


Cotton futures posted sharp losses in most contracts on Tuesday, with nearby July down the limit. Wednesday will have expanded limits of 500 points. Selling pressure was from Monday’s fresh news on the trade conflict front that President Trump ... (full story)


Lean hog futures were down $1.70 to $1.85 in the nearby contracts on Turnaround Tuesday. The CME Lean Hog Index was up another $1.42 to $82.86 on June 15. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was reported at $84.71 in the Tuesday PM report, up 30 cents... (full story)


Live cattle futures finished the day with 22.5 cent to $1.25 gains. Feeder cattle futures were up 65 to 77.5 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was up 20 cents from the previous day at $141.48 on June 18. Wholesale boxed beef values were lower on Tue... (full story)


Wheat futures ended the Tuesday session with 12 to 16 1/2 cent losses in most contracts. Pressure came from higher spring wheat conditions on Monday’s report and a somewhat fast paced winter wheat harvest so far. The winter wheat crop is 65% ha... (full story)


Soybean futures saw most contracts settle a sharp 19 to 20 1/2 cents lower on Tuesday, rebounding to close 45+ cents off the lows in the front months. The low for nearby July hit $8.41 1/2, the lowest price for continuous front month futures since De... (full story)


Corn futures closed Tuesday with nearby contracts 1 to 2 1/4 cent in the red, coming back from sharp early morning losses. December posted a new life of contract low at $3.60 this morning, while closing 15 1/2 cents off that low. Heavy rains pushed t... (full story)


Corn futures closed Tuesday with nearby contracts 1 to 2 1/4 cent in the red, coming back from sharp early morning losses. December posted a new life of contract low at $3.60 this morning, while closing 15 1/2 cents off that low. Heavy rains pushed t... (full story)


Time to sell cattle? (full story)


The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued an operating permit to Pipestone Veterinary Clinic’s Tipton East concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) to be located at Clarksburg, Missouri. A news release from the DNR says the... (full story)


The Missouri Department of Agriculture says as of today there were 42 alleged dicamba complaints filed – all but 10 of them in southeast Missouri. Missouri Ag Director Chris Chinn told Brownfield Ag News last week she expects to see fewer complaints... (full story)


WH_LS757 Kearney, NE Tue Jun 19, 2018 USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News Loup City, NE - Loup City Commission Co. Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 06/19/2018 Receipts: 1464 Last Week: 0 Year Ago: 0 First reported sale in recent weeks a trend is not applicable.... (full story)


NW_GR110 Des Moines, IA Tue Jun 19, 2018 IA Dept of Ag-USDA Market News IA Dept. of Ag-USDA Market News Interior Iowa Daily Grain Prices Closing cash grain bids offered to producers as of 1:30 p.m. Dollars per bushel, delivered to Interior Iowa Country Elevators. US 2 Yellow... (full story)


The University of Kentucky Weed Science program will be hosting a field day in Ballard County, Kentucky with a focus on the management of Palmer amaranth.  The field day will […] (full story)


LM_HG212 ****CORRECTION TO NEGOTIATED CARCASS HOGS**** Des Moines, Iowa Tue, Jun 19, 2018 USDA Market News WESTERN CORNBELT DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (Includes... (full story)


LM_HG206 ****CORRECTION TO NEGOTIATED CARCASS HOGS**** Des Moines, Iowa Tue, Jun 19, 2018 USDA Market News IOWA/MINNESOTA DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT BASED ON STATE OF ORIGIN PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (Includes information... (full story)


LM_HG203 ****CORRECTION TO NEGOTIATED CARCASS HOGS**** Des Moines, Iowa Tue, Jun 19, 2018 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT AFTERNOON HOG REPORT PLANT DELIVERED PURCHASE DATA FOR Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (Includes information from 1:30 PM to 1:30 PM.) ... (full story)


TheBarchart Chart of the Daybelongs toBiohaven Pharmaceutical(BHVN). I found the pharmaceutical stock by using Barchart to sort today'sTop Stocks to Ownlist first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month then I used the F... (full story)


A Michigan wheat grower says USDA’s forecast for a record yielding crop might have hit some snags. Dave Milligan farms near Cass City in Michigan’s Thumb. He tells Brownfield many farmers believed wheat fields this year were on course to be their... (full story)


Tomorrow will be interesting (full story)


China tariffs are killing the ag market (full story)


Michigan has updated its zoning order to further protect cattle producers from bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB). An enhanced wildlife biosecurity zone has been established within the state’s modified accredited zone of Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency... (full story)


CORN HIGHLIGHTS: Corn futures finished with losses of 1-3/4 to 2-1/4 cents as Jul led today's drop, closing at 3.53-3/4. However, today's low was 3.38-3/4. Dec corn finished down 1-3/4, closing at 3.75-1/2, its lowest close for the contract but well ... (full story)


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For the better part of a decade soybean farmers have benefited from making an automatic fungicide application to soybean fields somewhere between the R3 and R4 growth stages. Many of […] (full story)


Numerous questions have came in over the past 7-10 days regarding managing cotton growth with plant growth regulators. While every situation can be unique with respect to cotton growth and […] (full story)


GL_GR111 Greeley, CO Tue Jun 19, 2018 USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News CO/NE/WY Elevator Afternoon Grain Bids Cash grain bids to farmers delivered to country elevators for Corn, Wheat and Soybeans per bushel; and Sorghum, Millet, and Sunflowers per cwt. as of 3:00 pm. Jun 19,... (full story)


GX_GR112 Springfield, IL Tue, Jun 19, 2018 USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News Illinois River Barge Terminals Producer Bids/Basis Bids ($/bu) Change (�/bu) Basis Change Cash Price South of Peoria Corn 3.3775-3.4675 UP 0.75-UP... (full story)


Mild water stress that occurs at the onset of hull-split has been shown to increase the uniformity (or ‘evenness’) of hull-split. Sometimes, especially in fine textured soils with high water […] (full story)


THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of 19-JUN-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


Selling opportunities are plummeting alongside corn and soybean prices. Southwest Minnesota farmer Matt Widboom says he’s alarmed by the $1.30 cent drop in soybean futures and $.40 to $.50 cent losses in corn the last three weeks. “I hate... (full story)


WASHINGTON, DC 19-JUN-2018 WA_FV103 ... (full story)


The presentation will examine the current market outlook for corn and soybeans including an overview of global and domestic supply and demand. In-season marketing and risk management strategies and opportunities […] (full story)


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The farmers share of the retail prices received for beef and pork is falling. University of Missouri’s Scott Brown says large slaughter runs of cattle and hogs make it difficult to support higher prices.  “When you look at the data that is... (full story)


At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures closed higher on solid commercial buying interest.  Tuesday’s gains are even more impressive considering the weakness in the outside markets.  Contracts are at a discount to cash.  The day’s lower... (full story)


Soybeans were sharply lower on speculative and technical selling, along with outside market pressure, but did manage to close above the session’s lows. The trade remains concerned about the potential for extended trade tensions with China ahead of... (full story)


NW_LS851 Des Moines, IA Tue Jun 19, 2018 USDA Market News USDA Carlot Meat 4:00 Summary, Compared to Previous Day Prices in dollars per hundredweight NATIONAL BOXED BEEF CUTOUT LM_XB403 https://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_xb403.txt Boxed beef cutout values lower on light... (full story)


KO_LS151 Oklahoma City, OK Tues June 19, 2018 USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Oklahoma National Stockyards, Oklahoma City, OK. Cow and Bull Auction Report for Tuesday 06/19/2018 Receipts: 579 Last Week: 590 Last Year: 649 Receipts Monday: 8,026 Compared to... (full story)


Why worry about the disease control benefits of fungicides? Soybean growers and their advisors are faced with a bewildering array of information, from many sources, about products and practices that […] (full story)


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CV_GR110 Clovis, NM Tuesday, June 19, 2018 USDA-NM Dept of Ag Market News Eastern New Mexico Grain Cash bids to farmers, fob elevators as of 2:30 p.m. for Tuesday, June 19, 2018 2017 for immediate delivery in dollars per bushel and per hundred weight. Compared... (full story)


The Global Dairy Trade price index fell another 1.2% in Tuesday’s trade event.  The average price is now $3,481 per metric ton or $1.57 per pound.  The average also fell 1.3% in the last trading session on June 5th. More than half of the product... (full story)


The number of active cotton gins in Arkansas rose to 33 in 2017, paralleling an increase in cotton acres, according to statistics from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. “With a […] (full story)


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IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 19-JUN-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


NW_LS410 Des Moines, IA Tue, Jun 19, 2018 USDA Market News USDA BEEF CARCASS PRICE EQUIVALENT INDEX VALUE CHOICE SELECT Index 600-900# 600-900# Values => $189.34 $169.41 ... (full story)


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